• Candidate Evaluation


    The following is the criteria list used by the staff when evaluating NJHS candidates as a part of the selection process.




    ·         Is resourceful in proposing new problems, applying principles, and making suggestions

    ·         Demonstrates initiative in promoting school activities

    ·         Exercises positive influence on peers in upholding school ideals and spirit

    ·         Contributes ideas that improve the civic life of the school

    ·         Is able to delegate responsibilities

    ·         Exemplifies positive attitudes

    ·         Inspires positive behavior in others

    ·         Demonstrates academic initiative

    ·         Successfully holds school offices or positions of responsibility

    ·         Conducts business effectively and efficiently

    ·         Demonstrates reliability and dependability

    ·         Is a leader in the classroom or in other school or community activities

    ·         Is dependable in any responsibility accepted




    ·         Willingly volunteers and provides dependable and well-organized assistance.

    ·         Works well with others and is willing to take on difficult or inconspicuous responsibilities

    ·         Cheerfully and enthusiastically renders any requested service to the school

    ·         Is willing to represent the class or school in interclass and interscholastic competition

    ·         Complies to staff requests in a positive manner

    ·         Participates in some activity outside of school (e.g., Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, religious groups, volunteer services for the elderly, poor, or disadvantaged)

    ·         Mentors persons in the community or students at other schools

    ·         Shows courtesy by assisting visitors, teachers, and students.




    ·         Has a high regard for freedom and justice; respects the U. S. form of government and respects the laws at the local, state, and federal level that protect that government

    ·         Demonstrates mature participation and responsibility through involvement with such activities as scouting, community organizations, and school clubs.




    ·         Takes criticism willingly and accepts recommendations graciously

    ·         Consistently exemplifies the BCS pillars of Character (responsibility, respect, citizenship, compassion, trustworthiness, caring, fairness, empathy, honesty and loyalty)

    ·         Consistently demonstrates desirable qualities of behavior (e. g., cheerfulness, friendliness, poise, stability)

    ·         Cooperates by complying with school regulations concerning property, programs, office, halls, etc.

    ·         Demonstrates the highest standards of honesty and reliability

    ·         Regularly shows courtesy, concern, and respect for others

    ·         Observes instructions and rules, is punctual, and faithful both inside and outside the classroom

    ·         Manifests truthfulness in acknowledging obedience to rules, avoiding cheating in written work, and showing an unwillingness to profit by the mistakes of others

    ·         Actively helps rid the school of bad influences or environment.

Last Modified on February 22, 2017