According to the National School Climate Center, peer-reviewed educational research has consistently demonstrated that a positive school climate is associated with academic achievement, effective risk prevention efforts and positive youth development. Major spheres of school life such as safety, relationships, teaching and learning, and the environment comprise a school’s climate.

Positive school climate fosters youth development and learning necessary for a productive, contributing and satisfying life in a democratic society. High-quality school climate is advantageous for all students and profoundly affects student learning and achievement.

Use the resources found here to discover ways to develop and sustain a healthy school climate.


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