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Graduate Profile

LISD Vision is that "Every student is encouraged, supported, and challenged to achieve the highest levels of knowledge, skills, and character".

Guiding Documents consist of the Graduate Profile, 10 Ethical Principles, and the LISD Learning Model.

Graduate Profile

Leander ISD Graduate Profile
Leander ISD students are well-prepared to enrich our world and excel in a global society. Each student is challenged, encouraged and supported to achieve the highest level of knowledge, skills and character.

Academics
Students are academically prepared for college, career and life and equipped to achieve their highest potential. Students demonstrate:

  • Knowledge, understanding and application of
    • English and language arts,
    • mathematics,
    • science,
    • social studies, and
    • U.S. constitutional studies
  • Familiarity with a second language

Character Development
Students understand the importance of positive interactions with others as a foundation for living successful lives. Students personify the 10 Ethical Principles:

  • Honesty - telling the truth
  • Integrity - doing the right thing even when no one is looking
  • Promise-keeping - doing what you say you are going to do
  • Loyalty - supporting someone or something
  • Concern for Others - caring for and helping others
  • Law-abidance/Civic duty - obeying rules and laws/making the world a better place
  • Respect for Others - being polite and kind to everyone and everything
  • Fairness - treating everyone equally
  • Pursuit of Excellence - doing everything the best you can; looking for ways to improve
  • Accountability - taking responsibility for your actions, and taking pride in what you do right
Graduate Speech

Communication
Students communicate and collaborate effectively. Students demonstrate:

  • Proficiency in written communication
  • Proficiency in oral communication, individually and in groups, including speaking, active listening, and constructive dialogue
  • Proficiency in preparing and delivering presentations
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a team
  • Adaptability and flexibility in response to the audience and environment
  • Effective use of current technology

Effective, Productive, and Lifelong Learning
Students possess the aptitude, attitude, and skills necessary for the continuous pursuit of knowledge throughout life. Students demonstrate:

  • Problem-solving skills
  • Creative and critical thinking skills
  • Proficiency in accessing, managing, and processing information
  • Competency using various learning tools, techniques, and technologies
  • Perseverance, resiliency, and self-discipline to successfully set goals, develop action plans, manage time, monitor progress, and evaluate results
  • Ability to learn through collaboration
  • Ability to reflect and use feedback to continuously improve
  • Discerning research skills

Personal Growth and Expression
Students apply their unique talents for personal growth and fulfillment. Students demonstrate:

  • Passion for and ownership of learning
  • Self-awareness of skills, interests, aptitudes, and learning styles
  • Personal development and expression through artistic, physical, and intellectual disciplines
  • Proactive physical wellness
  • Understanding of fiscal responsibility
  • Awareness of life opportunities in college and career guidance

Social Awareness, Contribution, and Stewardship
Students are active contributors in the community and prepared to participate in our global society. Students demonstrate:

  • Contribution and service to community
  • Stewardship of resources
  • Understanding the benefits of a democratic government, free enterprise and entrepreneurship
  • Leadership skills
  • Understanding the value of cultural persity

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