School Culture of High Schools in Yogyakarta
School culture needs to be formed and developed optimally to achieve good education. School culture is shaped from activities or challenges faced by schools. This culture is then developed and taught to new members and members of the school. This paper discusses Tripusat Pendidikan or Three Centers of Education from Ki Hadjar Dewantara which emphasizes on education by and obtained from family, school, and community. With a qualitative descriptive approach and document data collected, it was found that teachers are the trusted figure and become the role model of their students. The teachers need to encourage their students and give strength and share their ability to the students. Based on this character education needs to be implemented in school.
Keywords: character education;school culture; Three centers of education