School Implementation Scale

Intended Audience: All staff in a school building

Purpose: This survey assesses a building’s level of implementation in four essential elements of a multi-tiered system of supports: Leadership and Empowering Culture; Professional Development; Family Involvement and Cultural Responsiveness; and Evidence-Based Instruction, Assessment, and Curriculum. This survey has been shown to support the data-based decision-making of schools implementing Response to Interventions, School- Wide Positive Behavior Supports, Professional Learning Communities, and integrated Multi-Tiered System of Supports models.

Publication: Gaumer Erickson, A.S., Noonan, P.M., & Jenson, R. (2012). The School Implementation Scale: Measuring implementation in response to intervention models. Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, 10(2), 33-52. 

Instructions: Have all instructional staff in the building complete the survey.

Citation: Noonan, P., & Gaumer Erickson, A.S. (2010). School implementation scale. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, Center for Research on Learning. 

Where to Find: For access to the survey, please contact Dr. Amy Erickson at

Download: Click here to download a sample summary report.