Academics

Schoolwide Learning Expectations (SLEs)

The primary goal of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School is that our graduating students will have achieved the capabilities outlined in the SLEs, so that we may, as a school community, say that OLFCS students are:

1. Active Christians Who Are Able To:

  • participate in liturgies, pray using memorized and spontaneous prayer
  • serve others in their daily life
  • show respect for God, Church, authority, property, others and self
  • demonstrate basic knowledge of the foundations of the Catholic faith

2. Lifelong Learners Who Are Able To:

  • demonstrate a strong foundation in the basics of all subjects
  • read, write, calculate and use technology to research, evaluate and communicate information
  • participate in extra-curricular activities and/or fine arts activities

3. Effective Communicators Who Are Able To:

  • speak publicly with confidence and poise
  • write clearly and to the purpose, using correct grammar and mechanics
  • express opinions thoughtfully and with respect
  • demonstrate active listening, including good manners on all occasions

4. Self –Evaluators Who Are Able To:

  • plan, set, and work toward goals effectively
  • assess own work to reflect standards of excellence
  • hold self accountable for actions
  • assess own strengths and areas for improvement
  • recognize the importance of and make good health choices

5. Problem Solvers Who Are Able To:

  • work independently and collaboratively
  • resolve conflicts peacefully
  • analyze, consider alternatives, and make good, effective, and moral choices
  • respect different points of view and perspectives
  • develop and utilize leadership skills