• VISION of the Del Mar/RUSD Graduate
     

    Students through their efforts and with the support of the whole school community will become:

    Motivated Learners Committed to Academic Excellence

                    Demonstrate responsibility, self-direction, and independence

                    Take risks, are not afraid to make mistakes and learn from them

                    Take pride in accomplishments

                    Understand learning is a lifelong process

     

    Creative Problem Solvers

                    Apply critical thinking

                    Integrate curiosity, imagination and insight

                    Apply knowledge across disciplines, projects and in real life situations

                    Generate ideas and best possible solutions

     

    Effective Communicators

                    Actively listen and acknowledge different points of view and cultural context

                    Express and support positions considering multiple perspectives

                    Use appropriate tools and language to inform, persuade, and convey ideas to diverse audiences

                    Collaborate with others


    Engaged Citizens

                    Demonstrate empathy, ethical behavior, and respect for self, others, and the environment

                    Actively contribute to school, local, and global communities

                    Advocate for self and others

                    Understand and appreciate cultures, histories, and contributions of people of the world


     Balanced Individuals / Best Self

                    Demonstrate self-knowledge, integrity, good judgment, and honor

                    Exhibit self-assurance, confidence, and social competence

                    Persevere and are resilient amidst adversity, stress, disappointment, and conflict

                    Make positive choices for personal and physical well being

                    Believe in the power of the individual to make a difference

     

    STRATEGIES

    1.     Create a teaching and learning environment that utilizes rigorous curriculum standards and assessments that measure student progress against world class expectations.

     

    2.     Pursue, obtain and allocate resources ambitiously to support programs, people and facilities that further students’ efforts to realize our vision of the Reed Union School District learner and graduate. 

      

    3.     Strengthen understanding and partnership among students, staff, families, and community through respectful, efficient, and comprehensive communication.  

      

    4.      Promote personnel practices to recruit, develop and retain the most talented staff to create an exceptional learning environment, recognize and reward excellence and innovation in the classroom, and support professional development and opportunities for all employees to collaborate.