Essential attributes of an educated person, as someone formed in a Catholic culture. They are derived from the school’s mission and philosophy statements and are defined in the form of broad‐based behaviors signifying what a student knows, understands, values, and practices. They are integral as they serve to unify all the academic achievement outcomes and the co‐curricular outcomes that the school establishes as goals for its students.
A St. Francis graduate is a woman of Faith:
- She understands the major tenets and traditions of the Roman Catholic Church.
- She demonstrates an active faith life.
- She respects the members of other faith traditions.
She strives for Excellence:
- She meets or exceeds requirements for university matriculation.
- She has the skills needed for independent thought and life-long learning.
- She possesses self-worth.
- She practices habits conducive to spiritual, emotional, and physical wellness.
She demonstrates Leadership:
- She appreciates the efforts of her peers and of the school community.
- She models moral behavior and prudent judgment.
- She values and facilitates collaboration.
She embraces Service:
- She responds to the needs of the poor and the vulnerable.
- She promotes social justice based on Catholic teachings.
- She acts as a responsible citizen.