Waubonsie Community Invited to Participate in 5Essentials Survey

AURORA – Parents and guardians of students at Waubonsie Valley High School are invited to take the 5Essentials Survey. The survey looks at five factors that lead to improved outcomes for students, including attendance and test score gains.

The five factors include effective leaders, collaborative teachers, involved families supportive environments and ambitious instruction.


The 5Essentials Survey identifies five indicators that lead to improved outcomes for all students, including improved attendance and larger test score gains.

Research from the 5Essentials Survey is used to generate valuable data that districts use to guide ongoing efforts to improve its schools and to continue to offer students an excellent education. The survey is also used to inform parents and the community about a school’s particular learning environment.

The survey is operated online by Chicago Impact at the University of Chicago on behalf of the Illinois State Board of Education. All survey responses are kept confidential.

The survey is also taken by teachers and students at Waubonsie Valley. To take part in the survey, visit 5-essentials.org. For more information, visit wvhs.ipsd.org.