LGUSD 2020-2026 Strategic Plan » Student Success Profile

Student Success Profile

To enable academic and social success, all LGUSD students will demonstrate growth in these attributes:




  • Demonstrate awareness, sensitivity, concern and respect to connect with others’ feelings, opinions, experiences, and culture.
  • Have the ability to imagine (or vicariously experience) what others are thinking, feeling or experiencing and offer support when necessary.
  • Demonstrate personal, civic, social, local, and global responsibility through ethical and empathetic behaviors.
  • Value and embrace diverse cultures and unique perspectives through mutual respect and open dialogue.
Critical Thinking


  • Understand the “bigger picture” and propose creative solutions that are mindful of the larger impact to the world around them.
  • Consistently improve the quality of one’s own thinking by skillfully self-reflecting, analyzing, assessing, and reconstructing meaning.
  • Apply disciplined but flexible thinking that is clear, rational, open-minded, and informed by evidence or experience.
  • Constructively assess and appropriately challenge the status quo.


  • Understand, negotiate and balance diverse views and beliefs to reach workable solutions.
  • Manage conflict – turning conflict into a positive outcome.
  • Have the ability to disagree while maintaining focus on an end goal.
  • Create the environment or the conditions that empower others to grow and succeed.
  • Build relationships with others through trust and compassion.
  • Have an awareness of different leadership styles.
  • Take responsibility for your part of a team project and empower others to do their part.


  • Articulate thoughts and ideas effectively and clearly using oral, written and non-verbal communication skills in a variety of contexts.
  • Actively listen effectively to decipher meaning, including knowledge, values, attitudes and intentions.
  • Elicit diverse perspectives from others.
  • Have the ability to use communication for a range of purposes and audiences.
  • Understand the goal and intent of communicating while being comfortable, confident, and enthusiastic.
Learner's Mindset


  • Develop positive attitudes and beliefs about learning.
  • Be proactive in learning while possessing the desire to learn, unlearn and relearn.
  • Embrace curiosity to experience new ideas.
  • Develop steadfastness in achieving success despite difficulty opposition and/or failure.
  • Understand that setbacks and resilience/perseverance are part of the learning process.
  • Become energized by new learning and insights, including those different from currently held ideas, beliefs, and values.


  • Demonstrate flexibility when acclimating to various roles and situations.
  • Work effectively and confidently in a climate of ambiguity and changing priorities.
  • Demonstrate agility in thoughts and actions.
  • Respond productively to feedback, praise, setbacks, and criticism.
  • Understand that failure can be part of success and quickly pivot to keep moving forward.