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School-Wide Goals


School-Wide Goals


A Northgate Graduate will meet the California Academic Standards and be able to do the following skills clearly, effectively, and fluently:


Communicate: A Northgate Graduate…


▪  Reads.

▪  Writes.

▪  Listens.

▪  Speaks.

▪  Utilizes technology and media.

▪  Considers other ideas and perspectives.


Critically Think: A Northgate Graduate…  


▪  Makes connections.

▪  Finds information, evaluates sources, and utilizes resources effectively in all disciplines.

▪  Evaluates and assesses a problem, examines the data, and arrives at a solution.

▪  Recognizes perspective and bias.

▪  Asks thoughtful questions to deepen understanding and reflects on newfound knowledge.


Create: A Northgate Graduate…


▪  Works through processes to solve problems.

▪  Proposes and designs solutions.

▪  Implements creative and aesthetic elements into projects.

▪  Practices regularly for fluency and efficiency.

▪  Performs to the best of his/her ability.

▪  Uses technological tools to create original work and design innovative solutions.


Collaborate: A Northgate Graduate…


▪  Works effectively with community members.

▪  Starts and completes projects promptly.

▪  Persists when addressing a problem or completing a project.

▪  Models resiliency when met with adversity.

▪  Demonstrates skill in collaborative and individual approaches to work.

▪  Produces collaborative and individual original work in a variety of forms.


Connect: A Northgate Graduate…


▪  Relates ideas and skills learned in the academic setting to the everyday world.

▪  Engages in learning experiences throughout life and values the learning process.

▪  Demonstrates mindfulness and the understanding that one’s actions have far-reaching effects.

▪  Models stewardship and environmental literacy.

▪  Adapts to new and different ideas and demonstrates cultural, global and ethical awareness.

▪  Utilizes technological tools and resources to solve problems and receive support.