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Integral Student Outcomes 

Central Catholic’s ISOs are the educational expectations students will achieve by the time they graduate. The ISOs set the direction for the school’s educational and co-curricular programs. 

All members of the Central Catholic community share the responsibility to foster the spiritual growth of the student body. Students have the opportunity to experience God personally and communally. The Central Catholic graduate:

  • Understands each individual is loved by God and by others.
  • Understands Catholic Christianity through the study of and reflection on Tradition and Scripture.
  • Has developed a relationship with God through prayer, reflection, liturgy, retreats, and service.
  • Understands their own faith journey and seeks to deepen their understanding of faith in order to live it in an active way.
  • Is able to discern and act with a spirit of justice and an informed Christian conscience.
  • Understands and lives the principles of Catholic Social Teaching. 
  • Serves as an active witness to the Gospel message and participates in Christ’s mission.

Central Catholic students develop intellectual skills that exceed the academic requirements for graduation and college admission. The Central Catholic graduate:

  • Has learned the skills required by each discipline and has successfully completed academic courses required for graduation.
  • Is able to employ analytical, logical, critical, and creative thinking skills.
  • Is able to communicate concepts effectively in written, oral, and artistic forms.
  • Is able to critically analyze contemporary issues and concepts.
  • Respects and appreciates people of all cultures and nationalities.
  • Appreciates the value and aesthetics of fine arts as instruments for self-expression. 
  • Utilizes technology and resources respectfully and responsibly to access, interpret, evaluate, and present information.
  • Has explored post-secondary education options and future careers.

Central Catholic High School has formed its students to reflect the social and moral teachings of the Catholic Church. Students have developed an awareness and acceptance of self and others. The Central Catholic graduate:

  • Loves and respects all people as Christ loves us.
  • Uses active listening skills to listen and respond thoughtfully to others with compassion.  
  • Expresses self freely and genuinely.
  • Demonstrates empathy toward others.
  • Is responsible for and appreciative of personal relationships.
  • Takes responsibility for sexuality as it relates to loving others.
  • Demonstrates compassion for those enduring injustice and surviving in the margins of society.
  • Exhibits leadership reflective of Catholic Social Teaching to make ethical decisions, practice stewardship, serve others, and actively work for justice.

The well-being of the whole person is fundamental to effective learning and living a healthy life. Students have acquired knowledge of health, wellness, safety and resilience, and understand the importance of respecting and caring for themselves. The Central Catholic graduate:

  • Understands that their whole being deserves respect and reverence. 
  • Has become aware that physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual well-being are interdependent.
  • Engages in their physical and mental health, emotional intelligence, and spiritual development. 
  • Understands the benefits of participating in a variety of healthy activities.
  • Recognizes their own personal limitations and is able to achieve a balanced lifestyle by utilizing resources to support health and well-being.