School Wide Learner Outcomes

Expected School wide Learning Results (ESLRs)

The district personnel and teachers have worked countless hours developing the Power Standards during staff development and the numerous buy back days offered by VVUSD.  The Power Standards are what are commonly referred to as Expected Schoolwide Learning Results (ESLRs).  These are the criteria that VVUSD, Rancho Verde High School, Val Verde High School, Citrus Hill High School and Val Verde Academy expect the students to demonstrate by graduation. They can be found posted in every classroom.

 

POWER STANDARDS

Val Verde Academy GRADUATES WILL DEMONSTRATE:

1.   COMMUNICATION AND COMPREHENSIVE SKILLS

1.1 Reading: Comprehension of newspapers, magazines, journals, and texts

1.2 Writing: Write a variety of essays, job applications, and letters

1.3 Speaking: Give oral presentations to select groups

1.4 Creative Expression: Communicates meaning through visual and/or performance art

1.5 Technology: Demonstrate literacy through utilization of various media

 

2.   COMPUTATION SKILLS

2.1 Number Sense: Demonstrate basic mathematical computations

2.2 Algebra: Demonstrate basic algebraic functions and solves for unknowns

2.3 Measurement and Geometry: Differentiate units of measure, shapes, time, and money

2.4 Statistics, analysis, and probability: Collect, record, display on graphs, and interpret data

2.5 Mathematical reasoning: Demonstrate organization and solution to problems.

 

3.   CRITICAL THINKING

3.1 Recognition: Ability to find and identify the problem

3.2 Hypothesis: Ability to propose and form educated opinions

3.3 Experiment: Design and perform an experiment to test hypotheses and collect data

3.4 Analysis: Evaluate data to provide evidence that leads to the solving of problems

3.5 Synthesis: Combine parts into a whole and make decisions based on data

 

4.   SOCIAL SKILLS AND CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY

4.1 Historical: Process knowledge of historical and current events

4.2 Interpersonal: Collaborate with others as a team, resolve conflicts, and develop relationships

4.3 Diversity: Develop and exhibit a knowledge, respect, tolerance, and acceptance of the cultures of others

4.4 Citizenship: Participate and exhibit responsibility in a democratic society

4.5 Ethics: Behave in an accountable manner of rectitude

 

5.   PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL WELLNESS

5.1 Health: Reflect healthy life choices and respond to health issues affecting wellness

5.2 Fitness: Demonstrate routines that lead to physical and emotional fitness

5.3 Lifestyle: Establish a pattern of living that reflects the quality of life

5.4 Environment: Recognize man’s impact and his limits within the environment