Graduate profile


The graduate profile is the promise GIPS makes to every student who graduates from Grand Island Public Schools. It is the considered the community's expectation of the graduates GIPS produces.

Every graduate of Grand Island Senior High will be:

College Ready

Every student will be prepared to enter a postsecondary education institution.

All students will complete the college continuum
AND

  • at least one of the following:
  • ACT of 21 or higher OR SAT of 990 or higher
  • Earn at least 3 college credits
  • Complete at least one online course

Career Ready

Every student will be prepared to enter the workforce as a reliable, driven employee.

All students will complete the career continuum
AND

  • at least one of the following:
  • Earn a national certification
  • Score a 3+ on the skills rubric
  • Function in a blended environment

Community Ready

Every student will understand their role in their community and help improve it.

All students will:

  • Have a mentor outside of school
  • Participate in at least one extra- or co-curricular activity
  • Have an attendance of 95% or higher
  • Earn a digital citizen certificate
  • Gain volunteer experience in our community

WORLD READY

Every student will think globally with transferable skills for all careers in any location.
Students who THRIVE!


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