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

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

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Move to Middle School

We will have a large number of staff openings in our middle schools next year. One of these positions may be right for you! Not sure if you want to make the move? Learn about our middle schools and meet our comprehensive middle school principals in a new video series.

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Graduation Rate Tops 81%

Our graduation rate is up for the fifth consecutive year. Check out what strategies we are using to get there and what student groups are making some of the greatest gains. 

Graduation Rate

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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.

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Staff Kudos

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

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Upcoming Events

Insider News

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Our schools should not see significant short-term impacts due to the federal shutdown. Most of our federally funded programs operate on a reimbursement basis, so there is a built-in delay in payment.

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The Highline Schools Foundation Gold Star Award nomination process is now open. The Gold Star Awards are prestigious honors in our school community, recognizing our best and brightest teachers, volunteers, alumni, staff and  administrators.

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Staff and student security is a priority. Here are some ways you can help us prevent a data breach from happening in Highline.


The longest major highway closure our region has ever seen begins at 10:00 p.m. on Friday, January 11. State Route 99 will be closed from South Spokane Street to the south end of the Battery Street Tunnel for the next three weeks

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Join us for retirement seminars on PEBB, VEBA, Social Security and DRS. Whether retirement is 2 years or 30 years away – there’s information that can benefit you

Register to Vote by Jan. 14

To make your voice heard in next month's election, be sure to register to vote by Monday, January 14.

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Black History Month (February) is an opportunity to celebrate Black people's accomplishments and leadership, learn and reframe history with accurate facts and a variety of perspectives, and celebrate the richness that Black people contributed (and continue to contribute) to the nation.

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Have you earned more than 60 days of sick leave? You can cash out the days in excess over the 60 days.

Our Promise

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

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