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Profile of a Middle School “Graduate”

Fundamental Knowledge and Skills

Upon completion of 8th grade, every student of the Northern Burlington County Regional Middle School will have the skills and knowledge necessary to:

  1. Communicate effectively and responsibly through a variety of media.
  2. Derive meaning from a variety of resources.
  3. Investigate and solve problems.
  4. Develop and apply appropriate mathematical and scientific practices in a variety of contexts.
  5. Assess the value of literature and the arts
  6. Establish an understanding of world geography and culture as well as historical and current events.
  7. Establish a healthy lifestyle in terms of physical activity, nutrition and relationships.

Informational and Technological Literacy

Upon completion of 8th grade, every student of the Northern Burlington County Regional Middle School will have the skills and knowledge necessary to:

  1. Select, evaluate and cite appropriate resources for research.
  2. Learn to use a variety of technological resources in a purposeful, ethical and responsible manner.

Interpersonal Qualities

Upon completion of 8th grade, every student of the Northern Burlington County Regional Middle School will have the skills and knowledge necessary to:

  1. Develop strategies to manage tasks and time effectively.
  2. Respect and include others, value cultural differences and diversity.
  3. Develop the maturity and judgement to transition and succeed in high school.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team, assuming leadership responsibilities when appropriate.
  5. Develop and maintain self confidence, a positive attitude, a healthy self image and coping strategies.
  6. Understand the value of contributing to the community and serve as a positive representative of the Northern Burlington community.

Profile of a High School Graduate

Fundamental Knowledge and Skills

Graduates of the Northern Burlington County Regional High School will possess the skills and knowledge necessary to:

  1. Communicate effectively and responsibly through a variety of media
  2. Investigate and solve problems utilizing multiple resources
  3. Assess the value of literature and the arts
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of world geography and culture as well as historical and current events.
  5. Develop effective practices of personal economics.
  6. Make healthy lifestyle choices to remain physically and mentally fit and to foster healthy relationships

Informational and Technology Literacy

Graduates of the Northern Burlington County Regional High School will possess the skills and knowledge necessary to:

  1. Explore various careers and professions to make informed decisions about the future.
  2. Research, use, and manage information effectively and ethically.
  3. Use new technologies to explore contemporary issues and problems.

Interpersonal Qualities

Graduates of the Northern Burlington County Regional High School will possess the skills and knowledge necessary to:

  1. Respect others, value cultural differences and diversity.
  2. Establish appropriate priorities and effective time management.
  3. Develop, implement and reflect on short term and long term personal and professional goals.
  4. Work both independently and as a member of a team, assuming leadership responsibilities when appropriate.
  5. Develop and maintain self confidence, a positive attitude about the future, and a healthy self image.
  6. Serve actively in one’s community.
  7. Function as an ambassador for the Northern Burlington community.