Borger Independent School District
12th Grade Graduate Profile
The graduate profile represents the core proficiencies
graduates need in order to enter into today’s workforce and post-secondary
education. The fundamental goals shall enable each student to be a/an:
Effective Communicator – Students will master the
basic skills of reading, writing, listening, speaking, and nonverbal
communication, critical to daily life in a complex society. They will be
able to relate to others in an articulate, effective, and efficient manner.
Problem Solver – Students will possess analytical and
critical thinking skills in order to make decisions rationally and to manage
problems and approach challenges systemically. They will interpret and
process information, assess the current and desired situations, evaluate
potential outcomes, and successfully solve problems.
Self – Directed Worker – Students will set
priorities, create options, and develop plans of action as well as monitor and
evaluate their progress. They will display high standards of effort and
the habits of hard work and smart work.
Goal Achiever – Students will understand the
sacrifice and commitment to high expectations that is necessary to achieve goals.
They will demonstrate the ability to maintain effort, mental focus, and
confidence as well as the capacity to cope with adversity that is necessary to
successfully overcome obstacles. They will have the skills and knowledge
to achieve personal, family, professional, and financial goals.
Cooperative Team Member – Students will use effective
leadership and group skills to develop supportive and cooperative interpersonal
relationships with others in order to achieve group objectives. They will
respect and understand the contributions to diverse cultures.
Global Thinker – Students will have basic knowledge
of politics, world issues, foreign affairs, and geography. They will be
aware of current events and be able to analyze and make informed decisions on
issues affecting the national and international scenes.
Risk taker with Entrepreneurial Spirit – Students
will be able to think critically, analyze situations, gain insight, and take
calculated risks to achieve goals and objectives. They will be able to
survey the marketplace to find economic opportunities and have the confidence
to think and act independently.
Proficient Technology User – Students will use
technology as a tool to research, develop, and complete goals and
objectives. They will demonstrate knowledge of computers, essential
software applications, and the effective use of technology.
Contributing Citizen – Students will contribute
energy, time, and talent to improve the welfare of themselves and others.
They will display a sense of social responsibility and participate in the
democratic process. They will exhibit honesty and integrity, choose
ethical courses of action, and take personal responsibility for their