Central High School

Core Values, Beliefs & Learning Expectations

Mission Statement

Central High School inspires excellence and prepares all students for college, career, and community.

Our Beliefs

We believe:

  • school should be a safe, respectful, and positive learning environment;
  • all students can learn to their potential;
  • education is the shared responsibility of the whole community;
  • all relationships within the school community are based on mutual respect, trust, honesty, and personal responsibility;
  • educational opportunities are designed to recognize student abilities, passions, interests and learning styles and to reflect desired learning outcomes;
  • all school community members understand, respect, value, and actively engage in the learning process;
  • technology is an integral part of the learning environment;
  • students will develop the necessary skills, knowledge, and attitudes to be successful, productive, and contributing citizens.

Our Learning Expectations

Academic Expectations

Central High School students:

  • Read effectively;
  • Write effectively;
  • Speak and listen effectively;
  • Use technology effectively;
  • Recognize and solve problems effectively;
  • Demonstrate research skills that enable informed decision making and reasonable conclusions;
  • Gain and apply new knowledge, skills, and ideas across disciplines and to real-life situations.

Civic & Social Expectations

Central High School students:

  • Understand the rights and responsibilities of citizens in democratic and global societies;
  • Demonstrate character, cultural understanding, and ethical behavior while accepting responsibility and consequences for actions;
  • Exhibit good citizenship in the school, community, world, and online
    Demonstrate innovation, flexibility, and adaptability in thinking patterns, work habits, and working/learning conditions;
  • Work independently and collaboratively to solve problems and accomplish goals;
  • Exhibit a desire to learn new things and apply new knowledge.