SACERS

AcronymDefinition
SACERSSchool-Age Care Environment Rating Scale (Columbia University; New York, NY)
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51), according to the SACERS descriptors on the 7-point scale.
The mean score on the VOT scale was positively and significantly correlated with the overall mean SACERS program score (r=.
The SACERS is one of the most widely used instruments for assessing and improving school-age child care quality and, therefore, considered a valid measure of "best practices" in the field.
5 1:10 Program Enrollment Grades Cost per # Served Month 1 40 K-5 $160 2 12 K-5 170 3 45 K-5 110 4 72 K-5 110 5 75 K-5 110 6 38 Pre-K-5 110 7 60 K-5 110 8 75 K-5 110 9 60 K-5 110 10 16 Pre-K-5 110 11 28 Pre-K-5 110 Note: Educ: 1=some college, 2=bachelor's degree, 3=post-graduate work Table 3 Means and Standard Deviations of Measures of Program Quality Center # Mean (SD) for Mean (SD) Mean (SD) for VOT Scale for SACERS Space & (Scale of 1-5) (Scale of 1-7) Furnishings 1 4.
On the SACERS, pre-initiative scores differed significantly from post-initiative, t (25) = 3.
Twenty-one of the 26 programs improved the overall quality of their school-age child care environments, as assessed by the SACERS.
It is once again important to note that although a state license was related to higher quality mean scores on the SACERS, the scores still reflect less than good quality.
For example, SACERS scores at pre-initiative ranged from 2.