Take a moment to think back to when you were at school. Were you an “A” student who always did well at school? Were you a “C” student who got 100% for effort while other students got more for less time invested? Or were you the kind of student at school who didn’t really pay attention to the grades?
Just like when you were at school, we still use the A to E Common Grading Scale. This grading scale is useful because it measures a student’s ability against the learning outcomes.
However, as you know, life is not that simple.
Our jobs and relationships are not graded on an A-E scale. Grades don’t tell us how to respond to job opportunities and setbacks. Grades don’t tell us how to have great relationships. Most importantly – grades do not define who we are as a person.
When we came up with the ACC Student Attributes we wanted to have a document that talked about the kind of attributes that we wanted to encourage at our school.
We would love you to read through these attributes to see what we believe is important and what we try trying to instill in our students: