Relationships Effort Aspirations Cognition Heart Survey (REACH Survey)
|General Information on the Measure|
|Purpose of the measure||
The Relationships Effort Aspirations Cognition Heart Survey (REACH Survey) measures middle-school and high-school academic motivation.
|Main constructs measured||
Intrapersonal competencies; Interpersonal competencies
|Applicable grade levels||
|Publication year for the most recent version||
|Year originally developed||
|Method of administration||
|Number of items||
Five-point Likert-type scale
|Fee for use||Fee charged by developer|
|Credentials required for administration||
|Overall score reporting||
No overall scores are reported.
There are nine subscores:
The measure is scored online.
School average scores are reported on a zero to 100 scale. The percent of students in each of four categories (below, approaching, meets, and exceeds goal) are also reported. Aggregate student responses are also broken down by demographic subgroups.
|Evidence of Technical Quality|
|Populations for which technical quality evidence has been collected||
High school students in Bloomington, MN (N=602).
Internal consistency (alpha) estimates for the relationships, effort, aspirations, cognition, and heart subscale scores range from 0.80 to 0.90 (Search Institute, 2016). Test-retest reliability estimates (one-week interval) ranged from 0.70 to 0.90 (Search Institute, 2016).
|Locating the Measure|
|Obtaining a copy of the measure||search-institute.org|
"Technical summary: Search Institute's REACH survey," Search Institute, 2016.
Reports contain aggregated (school-level) student information.
This measure is also reviewed in the AWG Guide.
Measure summary updated October 3, 2018.