• El Cerrito High School’s vision is to develop a school community in which the achievement of high standards is a reality for ALL students.

    ECHS is a professional learning community where all members interact respectfully. We consciously assist students and all stakeholders, especially those in need, and engage in examining our attitudes, beliefs, and assumptions about our community, teaching, and learning.

    SCHOOLWIDE GOALS
    ESLRs
    Expected Schoolwide Learning Results

    Upon graduation from El Cerrito High School, all students will:

    BE INDEPENDENT LEARNERS
    Indicators (we will know this when students):
    • utilize modern technology and access information critically
    • are able to set goals, develop and utilize a plan to achieve those goals
    • seek and evaluate appropriate resources
    • have strategies for organizing information
    • extend personal abilities to meet challenges
    BE PROBLEM SOLVERS
    Indicators (we will know this when students):
    • interpret, analyze, and evaluate data
    • identify an academic or social problem and develop and analyze potential solutions
    BE PREPARED TO DEVELOP A CAREER PATHWAY
    • Indicators (we will know this when students):
    • explore a range of careers
    • have a career action plan
    • have essential skills to pursue a career
    • relate academic experiences to the world of work
    COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY IN WRITING, SPEAKING, LISTENING, READING
    Indicators (we will know this when students):
    • express themselves appropriately in various settings
    • use concise, logical language coherently
    • participate in cooperative dialogue using interpersonal skills
    • comprehend written and aural material
    BE SELF-DIRECTED, RESPONSIBLE CITIZENS
    Indicators (we will know this when students):
    • demonstrate a commitment to community and environment
    • conduct themselves with personal and ethical integrity with respect for the rights of others
    • appreciate and understand diversity in a multicultural society

    Excerpt from: El Cerritos High School Student Handbook and Planner