Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien,WA 98166

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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North Hill staff earn at $10,000 Impact Grant from the Highline Schools Foundation.

Foundation Grants 

Do you need help paying for a classroom project, buying a new set of books or going on a workplace field trip? The Highline Schools Foundation wants to help YOU! 

Appy for Excel & Impact Grants

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McCleary Explained 

Wondering how the McCleary decision impacts school funding in Highline? Watch this video that explains the funding picture in simple terms.

Trimester Schedule 

Your feedback is helping us plan a smooth transition to a trimester system, starting in fall 2020. Check out the top-rated comments shared in our spring Thoughtexchange.

See Results 


Staff Kudos

Celebrating our outstanding staff! Click through to see some all-star employees, including Superintendent Ducky awardees and high-five recipients. 

See Staff Kudos

HHS Co-Principal Tremain Holloway greets parents on the first day of school.

New Principals & Leaders

We welcome our new principals and central office administrators to Highline! Here are our new leaders and leaders who are new to their roles for 2018-19.

Meet Our Leaders

Hi. I'm New Here.

Welcome to the new, improved, Highline website. We've created this website with YOU in mind. 

See what's new.

Upcoming Events

Insider News


Shorewood Elementary and CHOICE Academy were recognized with the 2018 School of Distinction Award. The award is given to the top 5% of schools in Washington State that have made sustained improvement in reading and math.

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Your school is paired with a member of the superintendent's cabinet, and your cabinet partner wants to hear from you! 

Next week, your cabinet partner will invite you to participate in a Thoughtexchange specific to your school. 

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Get the scoop on decisions about next year's sixth grade class schedule and how it builds in arts and world language. Find out where to look for information on the middle school transfer process for staff.

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We have immediate openings for bus drivers and we need your help with recruitment. Do you know someone who shares our passion for equity and would make an excellent school bus driver? Encourage them to apply today!

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Serving students with unique learning needs is a challenge and opportunity for every school district across the nation. In Highline, we are working with school teams, students and families to create opportunities that provide access to learning for students with a wide range of needs alongside typically developing peers.

Checking in at the Office

All school visitors are required to check in at the school office for the safety of themselves, students and staff. This includes district staff visiting a school site.

New Highline Teachers Take Note

Professional learning for the Charlotte Danielson Instructional Framework will be offered in October and November. This training is required for the New to Highline Stipend.

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Do you know someone in the community who has significantly impacted the lives of others? Nominate them to be honored as a Red Cross Hero. Nominations are due by November 16.

Goodbye, Illuminate.

Our student information system, Illuminate, will no longer be operating in the State of Washington beginning August 31, 2019. Check out the plans we have in place for this transition.

Our Promise

Every student in Highline Public Schools is known by name, strength and need, and graduates prepared for the future they choose.

Explore our Promise