Bluffton Middle School is in South Carolina’s Beaufort County School District. They designed their PBIS matrix around the following values:
Bluffton’s PBIS team selected these values because they are indicative of the school’s culture, which they wanted to be the foundation of their PBIS work.
To build the rubric categories, Bluffton opted to focus on locations in the school:
Then, Balance, Leadership, Motivation, and Service are the rubric items under each. Having a rubric with more generic rubric items simplifies the process of recording points for teachers. Teachers can easily select the value that best fits a behavior, rather than scrolling through a long list of the multitude of positive and negative behaviors students can take in a certain location.