Profile of the South Carolina Graduate

The framework that supports the profile of the South Carolina graduate is vital to helping our state stay competitive in today's global economy as it addresses the need and solution for a sustainable, educated and qualified workforce.

World Class Knowledge
  • Rigorous standards in language arts and math for career and college readiness
  • Multiple languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), arts and social sciences
World Class Skill
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Communication, information, media and technology
  • Knowing how to learn
Life and Career Characteristics
  • Integrity
  • Self-direction
  • Global perspective
  • Perseverance
  • Work ethic
  • Interpersonal skills

Approved by SCASA Superintendent's Roundtable and SC Chamber of Commerce