Student Learning Expectations (SLEs)

At St. Mary Magdalen School, our goal as Catholic educators is to aid students in becoming well-rounded, conscientious citizens. We measure those qualities through our school’s Student Learning Expectations, revised in 2015.

Student Learning Expectations

A St. Mary Magdalen School graduate is expected to be:

A Faith-Filled Catholic who:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of scripture, church history, catechism, prayers, and traditions.
  • Participates in communal liturgical celebrations, including the Sacraments.
  • Applies Catholic values in the decision-making process.
  • Participates in service locally, nationally, and globally.
  • Demonstrates awareness and respect for the beliefs, cultures, needs, and rights of others.
  • Responds compassionately to the needs and rights of others.

A Learner and Communicator who:

  • Demonstrates effective and independent use of study skills.
  • Meets or exceeds learning standards adopted for the school from OSPI, CCSS, and the Archdiocese of Seattle.
  • Clearly and respectfully communicates through oral, written, and visual methods.
  • Uses technology and the creative arts as tools for learning, communicating, and self-expression.

A Person of Integrity who:

  • Develops a sense of self-discipline and responsibility that is reflected in social behaviors.
  • Assesses own strengths, sets goals, persists in tasks, and evaluates progress.