Responsibility:  Responsibility means doing your best and being accountable for your words and actions. For tips and guidance on responsibility and chores, download the Key Responsibilty Flyer (in English and Spanish).

Related Words

  • Self-control/Self-restraint
  • Accountable
  • Dependable
  • Pursuit of Excellence
  • Diligence
  • Perseverance

Responsible people:

  • Do what they are supposed to
  • Keep on trying until the job is done
  • Follow established rules and encourage others to do so
  • Take care oft heir own and others’ belongings
  • Think before acting– consider the consequences
  • Are accountable for their choices
  • Are willing to accept the consequences when things go wrong
  • Enjoy the praise when things go right
  • Don’t blame mistakes on anyone else
  • Always do their best and set a good example
  • Complete the whole task that they are asked to do
  • Come to school on time and prepared
  • Return shared or borrowed materials on time
  • Do helpful things without being asked
  • Use self control
  • Use problem-solving and decision-making skills to resolve conflicts
  • Clean up our environment
  • Maintain the condition of public property


Think before you act – consider the consequences.  Be accountable for your words and actions.  Take care of your belongings and respect those of others.