Afterschool Outcomes Measures Online Toolbox (Youth Reports)

General Information on the Measure
Purpose of the measure

The Afterschool Outcomes Measures Online Toolbox assesses students' skills, behaviors, and attitudes and can be used to evaluate the quality of a child's experience in out-of-school programming.

Main constructs measured

Cognitive competencies; Intrapersonal competencies; Interpersonal competencies

Applicable grade levels

K-12

Publication year for the most recent version

No information is available in the references reviewed.

Year originally developed

No information is available in the references reviewed.

Related measures
Measure Administration
Respondent

Student

Method of administration

Digital

Number of items

50

Item format

Four-point Likert-type scale

Administration time

Fewer than 10 minutes

Available languages

English

Fee for use Fee charged by developer
Credentials required for administration

None

Scoring
Overall score reporting

No overall scores are reported.

Subscore reporting

There are nine subscores organized into three general domains:

  • Skill development
    • Work habits
    • Reading efficacy
    • Math efficacy
    • Science efficacy
  • Positive behavior
    • Social competencies
    • Misconduct
  • Program experience
    • Staff relations
    • Program activities
    • Peer affiliation
Scoring procedures

Scores are calculated automatically.

Interpretive information

No information is available in the references reviewed.

Evidence of Technical Quality
Populations for which technical quality evidence has been collected

No information is available in the references reviewed.

Reliability evidence

No information is available in the references reviewed.

Validity evidence
Evidence based on content
The prosocial behavior scale was adapted from the Child Behavior Scale (Ladd & Profilet, 1996), and the social competencies scale was adapted from the Self-Efficacy Questionnaire for children (Muris, 2001).
Evidence based on response processes
No information is available in the references reviewed.
Evidence based on internal structure
No information is available in the references reviewed.
Evidence based on relations with other variables
No information is available in the references reviewed.
Locating the Measure
Obtaining a copy of the measure afterschooloutcomes.org
References

Wilson-Ahlstrom, A., Yohalem, N., DuBois, D., Ji, P., Hillaker, B., & Weikart, D. P. "From soft skills to hard data: Measuring youth program outcomes," Forum for Youth Investment, The Cady-Lee House, 7064 Eastern Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20012-2031: Forum for Youth Investment, January 2014.

Muris, P. "A brief questionnaire for measuring self-efficacy in youths," Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 23, 3, 2001, pp. 145–149.

Ladd, G. W., & Profilet, S. M. "The Child Behavior Scale: A teacher-report measure of young children's aggressive, withdrawn, and prosocial behaviors," Developmental Psychology, 32, 6, 1996, pp. 1008.

Notes

This measure can be administered separately or together with the Afterschool Outcomes Measures Online Toolbox (Staff and Teacher Reports).

Measure summary updated October 3, 2018.