SHS Core Values


Scituate High School is a collaborative community in which all stakeholders:


Academic Expectations and Learning Outcomes

Graduates of Scituate High School:

1.0 Communicate effectively through speaking, writing, listening and reading.

1.01 Students engage in effective oral communication in front of an audience

1.02 Students communicate effectively during class discussions

1.03 Students communicate effectively through the use of writing for a variety of purposes and audiences

1.04 Students listen actively, critically, and responsibly

1.05 Students demonstrate the ability to comprehend,process, evaluate, and use print and visual materialfrom a variety of genres

2.0 Think critically and problem solve effectively

2.01 Students use higher order thinking skills to research, analyze, and evaluate information from a variety of sources

2.02 Students use critical thinking skills to make informed decisions, formulate independent thoughts, and solve problems

3.0 Demonstrate active involvement in their own education

3.01 Students participate in self-evaluation, class critiques, and class discussions

3.02 Students demonstrate initiative, responsibility, and self-discipline in achieving success in all content areas

3.03 Students participate in assignments, projects, performances, and conduct research as required by set standards

3.04 Students work cooperatively to achieve a shared goal

4.0 Use current technology effectively and responsibly to enhance learning in the content areas

4.01 Students use appropriate technology in content areas

4.02 Students use appropriate technology to collaborate on assigned tasks in content areas

5.0 Explore and express their creativity and curiosity

5.01 Students demonstrate originality, creativity, and curiosity in their work

5.02 Students critically interpret various forms of human expression


Social Expectations


Civic Expectations