Our Mission


Our SOCES Mission

Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies mission is to develop future citizens with
active and creative minds, a sense of understanding and compassion for others with the
courage to act on their beliefs. Students engage in developing: intellectual, socially,
emotionally, physically challenging skills. These will support in promoting effective
communication, creative and critical thinking, productive and responsible global
citizenship, and lifelong learning for themselves and the world.


SOCES Vision

The Students of Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies will adapt into a Global
Society with skills to compete in the 21st Century and beyond. We offer creative,
stimulating, and innovative experiences that offer our diverse community of learners
the essential skills, knowledge, and ethical frameworks to address real-world problems.
We produce graduates who value lifelong learning and achieve their personal and
professional goals by effecting positive social change in their families, workplaces,
communities and the global economy.


School Wide Learning Objectives (SLOs)

THE SOCES KNIGHT’S CODE
GOOD AND TRUE SOCES KNIGHTS ARE EXPECTED TO DEMONSTRATE:
  • Knowledge of healthy life choices: Social, Emotional, and Physical
  • Notable Effective Communication Skills
  • Involvement in Community
  • Global Awareness
  • Higher Level Thinking
  • Technological Competence
  • Self-Respect