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Title:  School-Level Correlates of Academic Achievement
Description: This study linked three sources of data (1) 1993 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), (2) student achievement data from state assessements (3) 1994 State NAEP Reading and 1992, 1996 State NAEP Mathematics. A composite set of 18 variables including school size, class size, cohesion of faculty, teacher qualifications, and teacher perceptions of school climate. These school characteristics were linked to state assessment scores and various aggregate relationships were analyzed based upon different between-school within state structural equation models (SEM).
Online Availability:
Cover Date: May 2000
Web Release: August 8, 2000
Print Release: May 30, 2000
Publication #: NCES 2000303
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Donald McLaughlin and Gili Drori
Type of Product: Research and Development Report
Survey/Program Areas: Common Core of Data (CCD)
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS)
Keywords:
Achievement (student)
Climate of schools
Teachers
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