Kennedy Middle College graduates will be Critical Thinkers who:

  • Use critical thinking skills to analyze, interpret and evaluate varying opinions and data to formulate reasoned solutions and responses.

  • Integrate prior knowledge with a new idea and concepts and formulate a reasoned solution.

Indicators: Socratic seminars, focused not taking, performance tasks, ACT/SAT/PSAT test scores


Kennedy Middle College graduates will be Collaborative Individuals who:

  • Value the viewpoints of others and be open-minded to diverse ideas

  • Know how to balance collaborative and individual efforts to solve problems

Indicators: Performance tasks, student work samples.

Kennedy Middle College graduates will be Effective Communicators who:

  • Express their thoughts, opinions and beliefs, clearly and effectively using academic vocabulary both verbally and in writing

Indicators: Student work samples Socratic seminars reflections, performance tasks


Kennedy Middle College graduates will be Self-Directed Learners who:

  • Recognize the importance of his/her own education

  • Are intrinsically and extrinsically motivated

  • Identify areas of interest or passion

  • Build goals upon those areas

  • Establish a pathway to meet those goals

Indicators: Vision - 30 unit completion of Norco College courses, A-G completion, Norco College Education Plan, Smart goals in Excel, Norco College CTE Pathways, CSU mentor


Kennedy Middle College graduates will be Community Contributors who:

  • Demonstrate involvement within the school and community through participation in volunteer/community involvement programs.

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