Parent reminder: 5Essentials survey deadline approaching

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 10:26am

Students, parents and teachers across Illinois have an opportunity to participate in the Illinois State Board of Education’s eighth annual statewide Illinois 5Essentials Survey. This survey is designed to
generate a detailed picture of the inner workings of your child’s school.

The survey is open through February 14, 2020. To take the survey visit:

The 5Essentials survey gathers data related to five indicators that can predict important student outcomes, including:

• Effective Leaders
• Collaborative Teachers
• Involved Families
• Supportive Environments
• Ambitious Instruction

As a parent, this opportunity will allow you to share your thoughts on the important elements of school effectiveness. Your participation in the parent survey will help us understand the conditions at your child’s school and guide improvement. Your identity and individual survey responses will be kept completely confidential and will never be connected to you or your child.

For more information about the Illinois 5Essentials Survey, or to view previous years’ Reports,please visit