CoverIntroductionWhy Is Wellbeing Important in Schools?What is Wellbeing?Considerations: How Does Wellbeing Function in LifeA Measure Suited for Your SchoolEthical ConsiderationsNecessary PermissionImplementationApplication of DataMeasures of Child Wellbeing Gratitude MeasuresWarwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being scale (WEMWBS)Positive and Negative Affect Schedule for Children (PANAS-C)EPOCH Measure of Adolescent Well-beingSix Seconds Youth Version (SEI-YV)Measures of Child Wellbeing at SchoolChildren’s Hope ScaleMultidimensional Students' Life Satisfaction Scale (MSLSS)Students' Life Satisfaction Scale (SLSS)The Stirling Children's Well-being Scale (SCWBS)Me and My Feelings (M&MF)Me and My School Questionnaire (M&MS)Student Subjective Wellbeing Questionnaire (SSWQ)The Psychological Sense of School Membership (PSSM) (Adapted)Social Emotional Health Survey-Primary (SEHS-P)The School Attitude QuestionnaireThe PedsQL Measurement Model Social Emotional Health Survey-Secondary (SEHS-S)The Student Resilience Survey (SRS)Holistic Student Assessment (HSA)Flourishing at School Survey (FAS)Measures of Adult WellbeingSubjective Happiness Scale (SHS)The Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWL)Contentment with Life Assessment Scale (CLAS)Flourishing Scale (FS)The Oxford Happiness Questionnaire (OHQ)Comprehensive and Brief Inventory of Thriving (CIT & BIT)Mental Health Continuum Short and Long Form (MHC-SF)Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS)The PERMA ProfilerMeasures of Adult Wellbeing at WorkTeacher Subjective Wellbeing Questionnaire (TSWQ)Job-related Affective Well-being Scale (JAWS)The Workplace PERMA-ProfilerJob Satisfaction Survey (JSS)The Gallup Q12 Employee Engagement Questionnaire The PERMAH Workplace Survey Psychological Capital Questionnaire (PCQ)Maslach Burnout Inventory: Educator's Survey (MBI-ES)Measures of Cultural WellbeingSchool Culture Triage SurveyMy Class Inventory-Short Form (MCI-SF)School-Level Environment Questionnaires (SLEQ)The Omnibus T-ScaleMy Class Inventory-Short Form for Teachers (TMCI-SF)Individualised Classroom Environment Questionnaire (ICEQ)ED School Climate Surveys (EDSCLES)Student Engagement Instrument (SEI)Classroom Environment ScaleOther Resources
Assessing Wellbeing in Schools

Classroom Environment Scale

This measure is for children and adultsThis is a priced measure

This scale measures overall classroom climate across three  dimensions with nine subscales. The relationship dimension includes subscales measuring involvement, affiliation, and teacher support. The personal growth/goal orientation dimension includes task orientation and competition. The system maintenance and change dimension includes order and organization, rule clarity, teacher control, and innovation. The Classroom Environment Scale is available in three different forms. Form R measures student and teacher perceptions of classroom climate; Form I  asks participants about their preferred ideal environment, and Form E assesses students’ and teachers’ expectations for their classroom environment. The 90 items on this scale can be completed in approximately 15 minutes. The Classroom Environment Scale is appropriate for classrooms middle school and above and is available in several languages. It requires a purchase for use, at costs that vary according to which manuals, online resources, and reports are desired. The right to administer the survey on paper can be purchased at  $2.50 per person.

Pros for Schools

Cons for Schools

Three separate forms
Available in several languages
Comprehensive view of cultural wellbeing

Long (90 items)
Price depends on type of use and services.
Paper copies or use of Mind Garden’s Transform System for $2.50 per person (minimum 50 or 20 respectively).
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Suggestions for Further Research

Classroom Environment Scale (CES). (n.d.). 

Trickett, E. J., & Moos, R. H. (2002). Classroom Environment Scale.


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