Student Learning Expectations


Student Learning Expectations are those skills, values and competencies that students work towards, gain and develop by graduation. The Student Learning Expectations are introduced at an age-appropriate time and are enhanced and reviewed throughout the student’s time at St. Joseph School.

By the time a student leaves St. Joseph School they should be:

A Spiritually Active Catholic who:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of our faith and teachings of the Church

  • Participates in sacraments and liturgy

  • Makes morally responsible decisions

  • Engages in spirituality through prayer

A Life-Long Learner who:

  • Demonstrates a solid foundation in the basics of all subjects

  • Thinks critically and demonstrates problem-solving skills

  • Communicates clearly and effectively orally and in writing

  • Works cooperatively and productively with others

  • Engages in self-directed learning

  • Seeks to discover and integrate new technology

A Socially Responsible Citizen who:

  • Shows respect for self, others and God’s creation

  • Respects diversity

  • Shares gifts of service to the local and global community

  • Knows and demonstrates principles of Catholic Social Teaching

  • Practices civic responsibility

  • Practices responsible digital citizenship

A Person of Character who:

  • Recognizes and uses their natural talents

  • Builds confidence and leadership

  • Takes responsibility for their actions

  • Balances mind, body and spirit

  • Sets, evaluates and accomplishes personal goals

  • Exhibits perseverance when faced with struggle