The Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) are the expected learning results of a University Prep Value High School education whose graduates are

1. Life-long Self-directed Learners who:

  1. Take ownership of their education
  2. Fulfill their potential by taking risks for the sake of growth
  3. Set, prioritize and pursue goals to achieve success
  4. Think critically and analytically to expand knowledge and solve problems
  5. Utilize and explore resources to maximize learning opportunities
  6. Strive to enhance and maintain physical, mental and emotional well-being

Effective Communicators who:

  1. Exercise critical and creative reading, writing, listening and speaking skills
  2. Possess and demonstrate the language skills necessary to interact in a culturally rich society
  3. Courageously engage in honest and dignified self-expression
  4. Actively listen to understand the points of view and messages of others
  5. Engage in peaceful and creative conflict avoidance and resolution
  6. Think before they speak and take responsibility for their words

Collaborative Individuals who:

  1. Actively participate in a variety of leadership and supportive roles
  2. Recognize, accept and exercise social responsibilities and civic duties
  3. Celebrate the values of individuals from different cultures, backgrounds and abilities
  4. Maintain and continue to pursue a high level of personal and academic integrity
  5. Are responsible and accountable for their decisions that impact the environment and community
  6. Enact a willingness to improve the lives of others in the world at large

The University Prep Value High School Student and Parent Handbook includes information on the University Prep Value dress code, Pledges, Calendar, Disciplinary Procedures, Attendance Policy, Grading and the Academic Program, and Intervention and Special Education. Parents and guardians should read and understand the handbook and discuss the policies and procedures with their children as appropriate to their ages and development. Questions about information or policies in the handbook should be directed to school administrators, teachers, or the School Site Council.

You may download a copy of the Student and Parent Handbook - English or Español.

One purpose for having a dress code at University Prep is to demonstrate unity among our students.  Our students are unified in both determination and purpose in pursing the best education possible while minimizing distractions.  When a student at University Prep puts on the navy blue polo shirt and khaki pants or shorts, he or she is making a statement, in physical terms that he/she is ready to pursue the goal of attaining an exceptional education.

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