The 5Essentials Survey from the University of Chicago's Consortium on School Research is an improvement framework and diagnostic survey tool used to assess a school's strengths while highlighting areas and opportunities for improvement across five essential factors for school improvement (Effective Leaders, Collaborative Teachers, Involved Families, Supportive Environment, and Ambitious Instruction).
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Hart, H., Young, C., Chen, A., Zou, A., & Allensworth, E. M. (2020). Supporting school improvement: Early findings from reexamination of the 5Essentials survey. University of Chicago Consortium on School Research. https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED608120.pdf