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  • How Scores Are Calculated

    The 5Essentials reporting website uses three types of related but different scores: Measure Score Esse...

    Apr 26, 2019 01:46PM CDT
  • What is my school being compared to?

    The 5Essentials results are norm-referenced, meaning a school's' survey results are compared to a specific nor...

    Nov 15, 2017 01:09PM CST
  • How Trends Are Calculated

    Data from the 5Essentials survey may have been collected in previous years. We provide information on trends t...

    Oct 20, 2017 10:07AM CDT
  • How to Interpret Response Rates

    Response rates are an indicator of the proportion of students or teachers who participated, but they should be...

    Sep 12, 2017 03:14PM CDT
  • Missing Data

    Reports are only provided to schools with a 50 percent response rate or higher for the student and/or teacher ...

    Sep 12, 2017 03:14PM CDT

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