Environmental Literacy

NLCS Environmental Literacy Goals

Curriculum and School Culture
Goal: In FY 2015-2017, 75% of continuously enrolled NLCS students in an environmentally focused seminar will earn a passing grade (70%) based on projects and assessments, per school year.

Exposure to Natural Environments
Goal: In FY 2015-2017, 75% of continuously enrolled NLCS students will be better able to contextualize their learning in natural environments.

Promote Environmental Stewardship
Goal: In FY 2013-2017, 90% of continuously enrolled NLCSstudents will increase their capacity to positively affect environmental systems.

Mission or Community Related EE Goals
Goal: In FY 2015-2017, NLCS students and staff will decrease the amount of food waste during breakfasts and lunches served at NLCS from an average of 30 lbs. waste per week.

Financial and Operational Commitment
Goal: In FY 2015-2017, NLCS students and staff will reduce the energy (propane and electric) output by at least 3% by the end of the contract period.

Science Proficiency
Goal In FY 2015-2017, 75% of continuously enrolled NLCS students will Demonstrate science proficiency.

Environmental Literacy
Goal In FY 2015-2017, 50% of continuously enrolled NLCS students will demonstrate growth in environmental literacy.