A. School-Age Care Environment Rating Scale (SACERS)

SACERS Book Cover

Designed to assess group-care programs for children of school age, 5 to 12.

Scale consists of 49 items, including 6 supplementary items for programs enrolling children with disabilities.

The items are organized into 7 subscales:

  • Space and Furnishings
  • Health and Safety
  • Activities
  • Interactions
  • Program Structure
  • Staff Development
  • Special Needs