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Central’s Mission


We, at Central Union High School, strongly support the premise that our students must each have the opportunity to be graduated from this institution with the knowledge and skills necessary to function in an increasingly complex world.  To this end, we are committed to the following Expected School Learning Results:

WE ARE SPARTA!

Socially conscious

  • Serve in the community
  • Learn tolerance and be tolerant of others’ differences
  • Demonstrate good citizenship
  • Utilize appropriate language registers

Problem solvers

  • Develop and utilize research skills for research presentations/papers
  • Apply knowledge in classroom assignments, projects, and presentations
  • Solve complex math problems (including word problems)

Achievers in academics, arts, and extra-curricular activities

  • Increase literacy (reading, writing, speaking, listening) in all content areas
  • Utilize functional documents
  • Increase capabilities in math
  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA
  • Score proficient or higher on CST/CMA/CAPA and CAHSEE
  • Participate in academic challenges and in clubs, sports, or other extra-curricular activities (robotics, science fair, Acadec, Mock Trial, etc.)

Responsible

  • Demonstrate appropriate behavior
  • Maintain satisfactory attendance
  • Come prepared for class (assignments, supplies, PE clothes, etc.)
  • Develop college, career, and life skills
  • Utilize time effectively

Technologically literate

  • Utilize technology and write research papers with works cited
  • Collect and analyze data through Internet research
  • Evaluate the credibility and relevance of research findings
  • Utilize programs and applications to demonstrate proficiency of word processing and Powerpoint   
  • Monitor and take action based on Student Portal and other school data (current grades, missing assignments, STAR, CAHSEE, and CST/CMA/CAPAsubtest scores)

Analytical thinkers

  • Inquire about complex concepts to gain understanding
  • Use higher order thinking skills to solve problems
  • Evaluate arguments (claims) of others and support one’s own arguments with clear evidence
  • Evaluate one’s own work and/or the work of others