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Western Association of Schools and Colleges Expected Learning Results

Every JCCS Student will show progress in the following areas:


  • Understand and appreciate literacy as a key to lifelong learning and success.
  • Read and comprehend a variety of challenging materials.
  • Communicate ideas effectively through writing, speaking, and listening.
  • Perform mathematical operations, and apply concepts to everyday situations.

Personal Development:

  • Learn to function as responsible, informed, and productive citizens in our democratic society.
  • Accept responsibility for one's behavior.
  • Exhibit self-discipline and social skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of human and cultural diversity that fosters respect for individual differences.
  • Understand factors, which contribute to lifelong physical, emotional, and intellectual well-being.
  • Develop and achieve academic goals.

Career Development:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of skills needed to succeed in the workplace.
  • Explore a variety of career pathways and post-secondary educational opportunities.
  • Develop realistic career goals based on interest and ability.


  • Demonstrate competencies driven by the 21st century workplace.
  • Use technology to develop basic skills.
  • Use a variety of technologies to gather, analyze, organize, share, and present information.

Critical Thinking:

  • Make informed choices and understand the impact of these choices on self and others.
  • Evaluate information in terms of bias and point of view.
  • Analyze, interpret, and evaluate complex ideas and data.
  • Apply knowledge, investigation skills, and resources to creatively identify and solve problems.