M.A. in School Psychology
Educational Services and Leadership
College of Education
Self-esteem in children; Students--United States--Uniforms
The purpose of this study was to examine whether school uniforms have an effect on self esteem. The hypothesis was that school uniforms would increase self esteem. There were 87 total participants in this study; 41 students had uniforms and 46 did not. The Rosenberg Self Esteem scale was used to measure self esteem. The questionnaire was given to teachers to administer to the children in their classroom. An independent samples t test was performed to analyze the data. Results were not significant showing that school uniforms did not have an effect on self esteem.
Rodriguez, Jennifer, "The effects of school uniforms on self esteem" (2005). Theses and Dissertations. 1068.