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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Nominate a Gold Star 

Do you know a Highline employee who has made a significant impact on our students and schools? The Highline Schools Foundation Gold Star Award nomination process is now open.


Highline High School seniors celebrate their graduation.

Up Again! 

Graduation rate soars to 83.3% for the Class of 2019! Graduation rates continue to rise for all student groups, with students of color seeing the greatest gains. 


High Five

Nominate your outstanding colleague for a Highline High Five.

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Upcoming Events

Insider News

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If you are a represented staff member, our public records officer recently notified you of a public records request from the Freedom Foundation for your personal information, including name and birthday. (Yes, this is a public record for all public employees.)

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Our annual Staff Climate Survey has launched. The survey will be open until January 31.

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Highline is now launching a new early learning program for approximately 45 children in three different classrooms across our district. ReadyK! starts on January 30 at Southern Heights, Bow Lake and North Hill elementary schools. ReadyK! is a full-day early entrance kindergarten program designed to provide an equitable start for children who have not had access to high quality early learning experiences

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When adults respond quickly and consistently to bullying, they send a message that it is not acceptable. Policy & Procedure 3207 provides Highline’s stance on Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying, which includes an annual training requirement. 

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Lynn Chamberlain, a former employee at Highline High School, passed away on January 4. A Celebration of Life is planned for March 14 at 2:00 p.m. at Beverly Park Baptist Church.

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Peggy Boyd, a former Hilltop Elementary teacher, has passed away. There will be a Celebration of Life for Peggy on Saturday, February 1 at 11:00 a.m. at Burien Church.

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Department of Retirement Services has resources that explain how your retirement date could affect your future. 

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Join the Rainier Educators of Color Network for an intersectional Equity Conference for educators, students and the community on Saturday, February 1 at Chinook Middle School. Clock hours provided. 

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Starting Tuesday, January 21, we will offer online enrollment for the 2020-21 school year. Families enrolling for the 2019-20 school year will continue to complete paper enrollment. 

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