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Parents, please take a few minutes and fill out the 5Essentials Survey

The Information below explains what the 5Essentials Survey is.

The 5Essentials System

The 5Essentials is a research-based and practice-proven school improvement system that provides data and insight into schools’ organizational strengths and areas of opportunity across the five essential factors for school improvement: Effective Leaders, Collaborative Teachers, Involved Families, Supportive Environment, and Ambitious Instruction. Researchers have found that schools strong on at least three of the five essentials were 10 times more likely to show substantial gains in student learning over time than schools weak on three or more of the five essentials. Research also shows that a persistently low score in even just one of the five essentials reduced the likelihood of improvement to less than 10 percent.