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PRIDE is a district-wide program that encourages personal responsibility and development of life characteristics. PRIDE is an acronym that all ECS students learn early during their time at the district:

  • Persistence: Student is able to persevere through challenges and is able to problem-solve.
  • Respectfulness: Student accepts and demonstrates service to others, possesses a positive attitude, communicates clearly and accepts constructive criticism. This includes teamwork and leadership. 
  • Initiative: Student is a self-starter, critical thinker, is able to prioritize, make decisions and complete required tasks with minimal assistance.
  • Dependability: Student is reliable, demonstrates responsibility, teamwork and job readiness.
  • Efficiency: Student is organized, punctual and demonstrates self-management.