Students’ Life Satisfaction Scale


Author of Tool: 

Huebner, E. S.

Key references: 

Huebner, E. S. (1991). Initial development of the Students’ Life Satisfaction Scale. School Psychology International, 12, 231-243.

Huebner, E. S. (1991). Further validation of the students’ life satisfaction scale: The independence of satisfaction and affect ratings. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 9, 363-368.

Primary use / Purpose: 

The instrument is designed to measure global life satisfaction in children.


The Students’ Life Satisfaction Scale is a brief, 7 item, measure of life satisfaction in children. It is designed for use with children as young as 8 years of age.


The scale has been shown to have acceptable internal consistency, a unidimensional factor structure, and adequate temporal stability (Huebner, 1991).



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