Graduate Profile

LCPS graduates are lifelong changemakers who realize their unique vision—rooted in their identity, knowledge, and skills—to create equity in their own lives and in the world.

Core Values: Love, Social Justice, Agency, Community, Integrity.

LCPS graduates are…

Purposeful and Self-Aware:

  • Develop and take pride in personal identity
  • Cultivate interests, passions, and career objectives
  • Develop leadership voice where passion, community need, and skills overlap
  • Make responsible and ethical decisions

Academically Proficient:

  • Demonstrate deep conceptual understanding and fluency in academic disciplines
  • Communicate ideas and produce high quality work in a range of formats
  • Use and integrate multiple perspectives and sources of information
  • Apply knowledge to understand unfamiliar questions and issues

Committed to Service and Justice:

  • Critique privilege and the status quo
  • Advocate for self and others skillfully and courageously
  • Engage in and learn from meaningful service
  • Embody optimism and make change

Relationship Builders:

  • Develop and maintain physical and emotional health and well-being
  • Navigate systems and persist when faced with challenges
  • Cultivate relationships based on kindness, compassion, and empathy
  • Collaborate with a diverse range of people

Lifelong Learners:

  • Take productive risks, innovate, and have a sense of adventure
  • Grapple with complexity with stamina and confidence
  • Solve problems with curiosity, initiative, and critical thinking
  • Seek feedback to learn from failure and success
  • Set and achieve goals that advance personal and academic development

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