Our Vision

La Mirada High School will provide a comprehensive education in a safe, caring, and supportive environment where all students will develop their individual skills, talents, and self-esteem to become productive members of society.

To this end we have established our Expected School Wide Learning Results (ESLRs).

 

La Mirada Will Build S.P.I.R.I.T.:

 

SELF-DIRECTED LEARNERS

Indicators include, but are not limited to, the following:

Students will:

  • Evidence future graduate plans and show sustained education, as confirmed by a survey indicating post-graduate studies
  • Complete a four-year plan of high school studies
  • Embark on career path, optimally demonstrating interest in internships and ROP
  • Plan for the future by setting priorities and achievable goals

PRODUCTIVE MEMBERS OF SOCIETY

Indicators include, but are not limited to, the following:

Students will:

  • Create, and engage in, campus and multicultural experiences
  • Form and/or support a number of partnerships in the community
  • Practice a higher standard of ethics
  • Foster a positive campus environment

INDIVIDUAL CRITICAL THINKERS AND PROBLEM SOLVERS

Indicators include, but are not limited to, the following:

Students will:

  • Evaluate events within context
  • Construct and test hypotheses
  • Demonstrate decision-making skills
  • Participate in AP, honors, and GATE programs, thus increasing their own growth

RESPONSIBLE LEARNERS EARNING A GRADE OF C OR BETTER

Indicators include, but are not limited to, the following:

Students will:

  • Have grade printouts and transcripts which show achievement of grades of C or higher
  • Take full advantage of available learning opportunities to improve graduation status (Summer School, Adult School, ROP)
  • Meet or exceed the district-wide requirements for graduation
  • Challenge themselves to turn average to exceptional

INFORMATION PROCESSORS AND COMMUNICATORS

Indicators include, but are not limited to, the following:

Students will:

  • Collect and present information using appropriate resources
  • Identify points of view
  • Write effectively on a given topic
  • Give an oral presentation
  • Read, interpret, and follow instructions

TECHNOLOGICALLY COMPETENT ACHIEVERS

Indicators include, but are not limited to, the following:

Students will:

  • Use appropriate technology for a given task
  • Use technology responsibly and ethically
  • Use multimedia (electronic) resources
  • Use technology to analyze and present data
 

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