Phineas Banning High School

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Mission, Vision, and SLO


Phineas Banning High School prepares our students for success in college and career, and to be confident, life-long learners engaged in their communities.


Phineas Banning High School prepares all students to become lifelong learners and responsible citizens ready to meet the challenges and embrace the opportunities of the future.



Schoolwide Learner Outcomes (SLO)

Phineas Banning High School graduates will be well-rounded individuals who are:

Prepared for post-secondary life: college and career readiness

Evidenced by:

  • Completing A-G Requirements with “C” or better
  • Communicating effectively in speaking and writing across the curriculum
  • Analyzing and evaluating data effectively
  • Completing internships & participating in extracurricular activities
  • Using technology to access, gather, evaluate, and use information, create original work,

enhance communication, learn and solve problems, and for real-life applications.


 Broad-minded and Balanced Lifelong Learners

 Evidenced by:

  • Developing critical thinking skills through both individual and collaborative problem- solving, inquiry, and research
  • Ongoing pursuit of intellectual, civic, artistic, and/or physical interests and endeavors
  • Seeking help and guidance through special programs, intervention and credit recovery


High Achieving

Evidenced by:

  • Maintaining excellent attendance
  • Setting short and long term goals through college and career exploration/preparation
  • Increasing student achievement on the State (Dashboard) indicators


 Socially Responsible and Engaged

 Evidenced by:

  • Participating in community, social, athletic, civic, and/or cultural activities
  • Completing Service Learning
  • Making healthy life choices for self, others, and the earth