Student Trust in Faculty- STF (Cronbach’s alpha 0.90)

1. Teachers are always ready to help at this school.

2. Teachers at this school are easy to talk to.

3. Students are well cared for at this school.

4. Teachers at this school always do what they are supposed to.

5. Teachers at this school really listen to students.

6. Teachers at this school are always honest with me.

7. Teachers at this school do a terrific job.

8. Teachers at this school are good at teaching.

9. Teachers at this school have high expectations for all students.

10. Teachers at this school DO NOT care about students. *

11. Students at this school can believe what teachers tell them.

12. Students learn a lot from teachers at this school.

13. Students at this school can depend on teachers forhelp

Student Trust in Principal – STP (Cronbach’s alpha 0.95)

1. The principal at my school is nice.

2. The principal at my school likes students.

3. The principal at my school is fair.

4. The principal at my school is helpful.

5. The principal at my school does what he/she says he/she will do.

6. The principal at my school is there for students when needed.

7. The principal at my school tells the truth to students.

8. The principal at my school makes time to talk.

9. The principal at my school is smart.

10. The principal at my school can be trusted.

11. The principal at my school does his or her job well.

12. The principal at my school treats all students with respect.

1. Teachers are always ready to help at this school.

2. Teachers at this school are easy to talk to.

3. Students are well cared for at this school.

4. Teachers at this school always do what they are supposed to.

5. Teachers at this school really listen to students.

6. Teachers at this school are always honest with me.

7. Teachers at this school do a terrific job.

8. Teachers at this school are good at teaching.

9. Teachers at this school have high expectations for all students.

10. Teachers at this school DO NOT care about students. *

11. Students at this school can believe what teachers tell them.

12. Students learn a lot from teachers at this school.

13. Students at this school can depend on teachers forhelp

Student Trust in Principal – STP (Cronbach’s alpha 0.95)

1. The principal at my school is nice.

2. The principal at my school likes students.

3. The principal at my school is fair.

4. The principal at my school is helpful.

5. The principal at my school does what he/she says he/she will do.

6. The principal at my school is there for students when needed.

7. The principal at my school tells the truth to students.

8. The principal at my school makes time to talk.

9. The principal at my school is smart.

10. The principal at my school can be trusted.

11. The principal at my school does his or her job well.

12. The principal at my school treats all students with respect.

STF: 1=
Strongly
Disagree‚ 2= Disagree‚ 3= Agree‚ 4= Strongly Agree

STP: 1= ever‚ 2= Some
of
the
time‚ 3= Most
of
the
time‚ 4=Always

* Reversecode item

This instrument can be found at: http://www.waynekhoy.com/pdfs/STF_Scale.pdf & http://www.waynekhoy.com/pdfs/STP_Scale.pdf

Adams‚ C.M. & Forsyth‚ P.B. (2004). The Effect of Proximate Sources of Efficacy Information on Collective Teacher Efficacy. A paper presented at AERA‚ April 15‚ San Diego‚ CA.

Forsyth‚ P.B & Adams‚ C.M. (2004). The Meaning and Measurement of Social Capital in Educational Research. In W. K. Hoy and C. G. Miskel (Eds.)‚ Research and Theory in Educational Administration. Greenwich‚ CN: Information Age Publishing. Greenwich‚ CT‚ 251-278.