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Educating the Whole Child and Educating Every Child

Learning Goals
The Monta Vista Learning Goals (or "LeGos") are also available for viewing in other forms:
Learning Goals (pdf)
Learning Goals (doc)

Vision & Goals

Monta Vista VISION

Graduates of Monta Vista High School become informed, ethical, and active citizens;
knowledgeable self-directed workers;
discerning participants in the arts;
and lifelong learners in the pursuit of personal excellence
who can adapt to the challenges of the future.

Monta Vista Learning Goals - "LeGos"

The MONTA VISTA HIGH SCHOOL staff, in partnership with parents and community,
expect Monta Vista students to meet quality standards in the following areas:


  • Applies past learning to new situations
  • Applies problem solving and decision making skills to meaningful tasks
  • Applies creative thinking in a flexible and open-minded manner
  • Engages in tasks even when answers or solutions are not immediately apparent


  • Uses a variety of information-gathering skills, tools, and information resources
  • Interprets and synthesizes information
  • Assesses accurately the value of information
  • Converts data into usable information related to need


  • Communicates with clarity to diverse audiences for a variety of purposes
  • Communicates in a variety of ways using an appropriate medium


  • Uses interpersonal skills when working within groups or systems
  • Works towards establishment and maintenance of the group and achievement of group goals
  • Practices skills required to contribute positively to a society
  • Demonstrates respect for diverse cultures, languages and opinions


  • Sets priorities, plans and takes action to accomplish personal, academic, and career goals
  • Manages time and resources effectively
  • Develops and uses strategies to maximize personal well being
  • Uses feedback and self-reflection to assess, monitor, and improve performance
  • Creates quality products and performances