Protocol - Academic Performance and Achievement - Parent Report - Grades 4 to 6

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The Healthy Pathways – Academic Performance Parent Report is a five-item questionnaire completed by a parent on their child’s grades in the past year and their child’s schoolwork in the past month.

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The Healthy Pathways five item instrument assesses a child’s grade in school during the last 12 months.

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  • Title: Development of the healthy Pathways Child-report Scales
    Author: Katherine B. Bevans, Anne W. Riley, Christopher B. Forrest
    Publication: Quality of Life Research
    Publisher: Spring Nature
    Date: Jan 1, 2010
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Protocol Name from Source

Healthy Pathways - Academic Performance Parent or Caregiver Report


Limited Availability

Personnel and Training Required


Equipment Needs


Requirement CategoryRequired
Major equipment No
Specialized training No
Specialized requirements for biospecimen collection No
Average time of greater than 15 minutes in an unaffected individual No
Mode of Administration

Self-administered questionnaire

Life Stage

Child, Adolescent


Primary caregiver of children 6 years or older

Selection Rationale

This is a validated and well-utilized protocol that is brief and easy to administer.



Common Data Elements (CDE) Pediatric Parent Report Academia Performance Questionnaire Assessment Scale   7051571 CDE Browser
Human Phenotype Ontology Neurodevelopmental abnormality HP:0012759 HPO
Derived Variables


Process and Review

Not Applicable


Bevans KB, Riley AW, Forrest CB. Development of the Healthy Pathways Parent-Report Scales. Quality Life Research. 2012;21(10):1755-1770.

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General References

Bevans KB1, Riley AW, Forrest CB. Development of the Healthy Pathways Parent-Report Scales. Qual Life Res. 2012 Dec;21(10):1755-70.

Pojednic R, Peabody S, Carson S, Kennedy M, Bevans K, Phillips EM. The effect of before school physical activity on child development: A study protocol to evaluate the Build Our Kids Success (BOKS) Program. Contemp Clin Trials. 2016 Jul;49:103-8.

Protocol ID


Export Variables
Variable Name Variable IDVariable DescriptiondbGaP Mapping
Pediatric Development
Measure Name

Academic Performance and Achievement

Release Date

December 11, 2019


This is a questionnaire containing five questions about the child’s grades in the past year and their schoolwork in the past month.


Measures academic performance which is a component of childhood development.


Healthy Pathways Child-Report Scales, Pediatric Development, School work