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5Essentials Parent Survey

Illinois 5Esssentials Survey

The Illinois 5Essentials Survey window is now open all stakeholders and will remain open through April 2, 2021. Parents, students, and teachers across Illinois have an opportunity to participate in the statewide Illinois 5Essentials Survey. This opportunity allows stakeholders to share their thoughts on the important elements of school effectiveness in a survey about Grant Community High School.

On behalf of the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), the Illinois 5Essentials Survey will be administered online by UChicago Impact at the University of Chicago. The survey gathers data related to five indicators that can predict important student outcomes, including improved attendance and test score gains. These five indicators that affect and predict school success are:

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

As a parent, we hope you will take this opportunity to share your thoughts on the important elements of school effectiveness at Grant Community High School. Your identity and survey responses will be kept completely confidential and will never be connected to you or your child. To take the survey, please visit and select the appropriate survey to begin. As per state requirement, students and teachers will also be completing the Illinois 5Essentials Survey. If you have questions about the 5Essentials Survey or do not want your student to participate, please contact the Principal’s Office.

For more information about the Illinois 5Essentials Survey, or to view previous years’ reports, please visit If you have any questions or concerns, please contact 5Essentials Client Services at 1-866-440-1874 or