Expected Schoolwide Learning Results (ESLRs)

The ESLRs represent the goals our students are trying to accomplish during their time at CSMH. The Learning Results are incorporated at every grade level and into all of our classes. They help provide a common language and focus for the school community. Charter School of Morgan Hill students will be proficient at:

Academic Achieving

  • Students will possess the skills, attitudes and habits needed to succeed as contributing citizens of the 21st century.
  • Students will demonstrate proficiency of the California State Academic Content Standards in the areas of language arts, math, social studies, science, physical fitness, fine arts, foreign language and technology.

Effective Communicating

  • Students will exhibit effective communication skills through listening, speaking, reading and writing. They will do this in a critical, reflective, and responsible fashion using a variety of media.
  • Students will demonstrate skills from a variety of technological sources for the purposes of research, analysis, communication, organization, self-expression and problem solving.
  • Students will develop fundamental skills in speaking, reading, writing and listening comprehension of a foreign language and will understand key aspects of that culture.

Critical Thinking

  • Students will master age appropriate principles of mathematics and logical reasoning and be able to apply them to real life situations.
  • Students will utilize scientific research and inquiry methods to understand and apply major concepts underlying various branches of science. This includes the ability to hypothesize, evaluate data, and define and solve problems through observation, analysis, construction, testing and communication of findings using appropriate methods, materials and tools of technology.
  • Students will demonstrate cognitive processing abilities utilizing complex and critical thinking skills by identifying, accessing, integrating and utilizing available resources and information to reason, make sound decisions, solve realistic problems in a variety of contexts and articulate their thought process.

Personal Responsibility

  • Students will develop positive attitudes toward technology uses that support lifelong learning, collaboration, personal pursuits, and productivity.
  • Students will apply lifelong learning skills including: goal setting, study skills, planning, implementing and completing tasks, and the ability to reflect on and evaluate one's own learning.
  • Students will demonstrate a responsibility for their own learning and be adept at using their own experiences to apply and create new knowledge.
  • Students will demonstrate a strong work ethic and self-motivation in school.
  • Students will demonstrate a well-developed sense of their own creativity and an appreciation of the visual and performing arts.

Social Responsibility

  • Students will understand the ethical, cultural, and societal issues related to technology.
  • Students will respect, appreciate, and understand diverse cultures and individual differences.
  • Students will understand what it means to be socially responsible and to participate in their school and their community.
  • Students will learn and effectively use the skills necessary for working cooperatively and collaboratively in a variety of situations.
  • Students will develop their physical skills which enable them to participate in individual and team activities. They will recognize and pursue habits of fitness, healthy living and mental well being.
  • Students will be inspired to learn through a better understanding of the kinds of issues, skills, and ethics that are required to function successfully in society.
  • Students will exhibit healthy social-emotional skills and self-esteem by demonstrating respect for diversity and making positive choices for themselves and in interpersonal relationships.
  • Students will have general knowledge of civics, history and geography and how they relate to today's world.
  • Students will be aware of major world events and their geographical locations in order to understand the complexities of a global society.