UChicago Consortium 5Essentials Survey

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).

Content

Category
Sub-Category
Domains
Institutional Environment, Relationships
Grades
4th Grade,
5th Grade,
6th Grade,
7th Grade,
8th Grade,
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade
Respondent
Student,
Teacher,
Parent

Administration Information

Length
30-45 minutes
Administration
Computer

Access and Use

Price
If you are interested in using the 5Essentials Survey, please contact ccsr-survey@uchicago.edu.
Contact
Open Access
No

Psychometrics

Scoring
Computer scoring
Psychometric References

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

Psychometric Considerations

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