* 1. BCS communicates a purpose and direction that commits to high expectations for learning.

* 2. BCS communicates shared values and beliefs about teaching and learning.

* 3. The leadership and staff at BCS foster a culture consistent with the school's purpose and direction.

* 4. The leadership and staff at BCS promote and support student performance.

* 5. The school's curriculum, instruction, and assessment practices provide challenging learning experiences for students.

* 6. Teachers at BCS engage students in the learning process using effective instructional strategies.

* 7. BCS engages families in meaningful ways in their children's education.

* 8. BCS keeps parents informed of their children's progress in the learning process.

* 9. BCS has resources and provides services to ensure success for all students.

* 10. The leadership and staff at BCS communicate information about school improvement goals to parents and other stakeholders.

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