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Examples of Schoolwide Behavior Expectations for High Schools

High Schools

Safety, Respect, Responsibility

Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Academically Engaged, Be Caring 8

RIDGE: Respect, Integrity, Determination, Gratitude, Excellence 9   

RISE: Responsibility, Integrity, Show Respect, Empathy

PAWS: Professional, Action, Work Together, Safe 10

POWER: Pride, Ownership, Work, Effort, Respect 11

PRIDE: Prepared, Respect, Integrity, Diligence, Etiquette

ROARS: Responsible, Organized, Acceptance, Respectful, Safety

Houghton High School
Houghton, MI

Granville Junior Senior High School
Granville, NY

Widefield High School Expectations
Widefield High School
Colorado Springs, CO

Shelton High School Expectations

Shelton High School
Shelton, WA


Unified South High School
Laredo, TX



1 Bohanon, H., Fenning, P., Carney, K., Minnis, M., Anderson-Harriss, S., Moroz, K., et al. (2006). Schoolwide application of positive behavior support in an urban high school: A case study. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 8(3), 131–145.

2 Fossil Ridge High School, Fort Collins, CO

Sierra Linda High School, Phoenix, AZ

Thompson School District, Loveland, CO

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