Illinois 5Essentials Survey

  • District 300 invites all parents and guardians to take the 5Essentials survey by clicking here. Once on the web page, please select an English or Spanish option from the “Parent Survey” section located on the right side. The survey will be available through Friday, March 29.

    According to the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), the 5Essentials survey provides school districts with valuable data that can be used to guide school improvement efforts and ensure students receive a high quality education. The survey is administered by Chicago Impact at the University of Chicago on behalf of the ISBE and measures the following five “essentials” deemed critical for school success:

    • Effective leaders.

    • Collaborative teachers.

    • Involved families.

    • Supportive environments.

    • Ambitious instruction.

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