Expected Schoolwide Learning Results (ESLRs)

Westmark School students exhibit self-confidence/self-esteem, and exemplify literacy as they become…

1. Successful communicators who…

  • Use oral, written and creative forms of expression tocommunicate information, ideas and emotions
  • Utilize technology to enhance communication
  • Receive and interpret the communication of others in an effective manner

2. Self-directed Learners who…

  • Demonstrate responsibility for self and others
  • Assess needs and learning styles and apply appropriate strategies and utilize these effectively to set and achieve goals
  • Reflect on experiences and apply the knowledge gained to plan for the future.
  • Accept responsibility for own behavior and actions
  • Demonstrate ability to complete assignments and projects independently

3. Responsible Members of Society who…

  • Contribute time, energies and talents to improve the quality of life in our school, community, nation and world
  • Promote mutual respect, appreciation and acceptance among people of different backgrounds, cultures and abilities

4. Critical Thinking/Problem Solvers who…

  • Use technology effectively
  • Design, implement and evaluate appropriate strategies to solve a wide variety of problems
  • Use evaluation, synthesis and analysis to establish and apply criteria to support judgment
  • Apply complex problem-solving processing and critical thinking to real-life scenarios while cooperating and collaborating with others.

At Westmark...

"I’ve learned that it’s okay to have a learning disability."

"They understand how I learn."

"I feel like I’m not in the shadows anymore."

"I learned that I am smart."

"I proved the bullies at my old school wrong with the help of Westmark!"

"They taught me not to give up on life."

"I feel supported."

- Westmark Students