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Core Values

Founded on the teachings of Jesus Christ, the Core-Values of the School, Respect, Perseverance & Compassion embody how the School carries out its Mission. Permeating the School culture, the School forms young men and women into people of character, as they are guided to lead lives consistent with Christian-values. All members of the School community are expected to support and abide by the School’s Core-Values.

Cardinal Standards

Expected School-wide Learning Results

The graduate of Bishop García Diego High School will be able to demonstrate:

Faith: use personal reflection to further experience your faith and respond to the challenge of realizing your God-given potential.

Expression: use oral, written, artistic, and technological forms of expression to convey ideas effectively and to cultivate positive personal and professional relationships.

Action: participate in recreational, artistic, political and/or cultural activities to enhance physical and emotional health and enjoyment throughout life.

Service: take responsibility for improving the quality of life for self and others through Christian service and by assuming productive roles as members of family, church, occupation, civic and global communities.

Thought: employ knowledge related to curriculum content to analyze and evaluate significant and complex problems.

Self-Reliance: develop self-reliance, independence and moral strength; establish and pursue positive personal and educational goals.

Senior Presentations and Exit Interview

In May of the senior year, seniors share a personal testimony of how they have grown in the school’s core-values and share their wisdom with members of the school community as it pertains to success, relationships with people, serving others, among other possible topics. Seniors also participate in an exit interview, devised and standardized by the school, where the school seeks their input on what we do well and where we need to grow.



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Bishop Garcia Diego High School  4000 La Colina Rd., Santa Barbara, California 93110 Telephone: 805-967-1266 Fax: 805-964-3178
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