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October 11, 2015

Integral Student Outcomes

Written by Paraclete High School

Integral Student Outcomes(ISO's) are goals that we have for every student by the time they graduate from Paraclete High School. ISO's are a part of the accreditation process which all Catholic Schools must do every six years. We are accredited through WCEA and WASC and are preparing to become accredited again to ensure a quality education is available to your child. We are asking all parents to review them and send any feedback or comments that they may have regarding them to Paraclete@paracletehs.org.

Integral Student Outcomes

The Holy Spirit, the Paraclete, is the guiding light for faculty, staff and students at Paraclete High school. Through the Spirit we are inspired to teach as Christ taught. Guided by the Spirit we aspire to the following core values: Spirit in Christ, Spirit as family, Spirit as Knowledge, Spirit for success, and Inspired to Serve. With these values in mind, the entire Paraclete community will prepare our graduates to be:

Involved Catholic Citizens who:

  • Recognize and understand the Catholic values and ideals as well as the contributions of diverse religious beliefs and traditions.
  • Express Christian values and social responsibility through community service and demonstrating respect for others.
  • Have a foundation in Scripture and Catholic traditions and continue to develop these teachings throughout their lives.
  • Demonstrate moral development and growth as a whole person (spiritually, emotionally, intellectually and socially).

Effective Communicators who:

  • Read, write, listen and speak reflectively and critically.
  • Process information, draw conclusions from it and apply that information in an effective and productive way.
  • Demonstrate advanced technological skills and preparation for a digital world.
  • Present work using a variety of technologies and media while also adapting to a constantly evolving technological world.
  • Exhibit articulate expression while respecting a variety of other perspectives.

Critical Thinkers who:

  • Can identify, evaluate, organize and synthesize information in multiple fields.
  • Integrate learning and speak reflectively and critically while considering the complexity of any issue.
  • Develop and evaluate hypotheses that demonstrate their informed citizenship.
  • Create well-researched and educated solutions to problems

Productive Individuals who:

  • Possess the ability to access resources both traditionally and technologically.
  • Set and achieve personal and career goals that utilize their critical thinking, reasoning and communication abilities.
  • Acquire reasoning skills that enable them to evaluate options and to make choices compatible with ethical/moral values.

(DRAFT 8/12; updated 9/14)

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