Every Moment Counts

A Stevens education encourages inquiry, critical thinking and collaborative problem solving.

Purposeful learning, every moment of every day, is why Stevens graduates are More Than Ready for success in high school and beyond.

Portrait of a Graduate

What are the outcomes of a Stevens Cooperative School education? One only has to look at our thoughtful, articulate and accomplished graduates. The Portrait of a Graduate outlines the main characteristics that Stevens cultivates in students and gives focus to all we do.

Stevens graduates excel...

...as intellectual beings:

  • our students have higher level thinking and questioning skills because of their deep conceptual understandings
  • they know how to create and innovate from their experiences in problem-solving, exploring concepts deeply, and completing rigorous tasks
  • they can synthesize, integrate and apply learned knowledge in math, reading/writing, the arts, science, world languages, technology, physical education, wellness, and athletics

…as ethical citizens:

  • our students understand how communities function and are responsible global and digital citizens
  • they can work alone or in diverse groups to complete tasks and assignments with success
  • they act with integrity, empathy, and appreciation for oneself and others

...as growth-minded individuals:

  • our students have formed a sense of identity and confidence
  • they continually assess their strengths and areas for growth and set their own goals for furthering their learning
  • they are self-assured and advocate for what they need to be successful and productive

...as effective communicators:

  • our students understand the importance of researching, articulating and questioning different viewpoints with purpose, clarity and evidence
  • they can present and communicate in front of large groups with confidence and poise
  • they value different forms of self-expression through multiple disciplines such as the arts and sciences

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