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Our graduation rate for the Class of 2018 is 81.1%, up from 78.8% in 2017. Graduation rates have risen for five consecutive years, from 62.3% in 2013.

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It is our responsibility as adults is to make sure that all students are welcomed and valued. This includes the students we serve who are transgender, gender non-binary and gender non-conforming.  

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Did you know... 95% of high school students in Highline believe it is important to get permission before sexual activity with anyone. This fall, we're launching a social norms campaign focused on student safety, healthy relationships and respect. 

Tamara Nedell, New Start Teacher

Symetra and the Seattle Seahawks honored New Start High School teacher Tamara Nedell as a Symetra Hero in the Classroom. Tamara is one of 16 K-12 teachers across the Puget Sound area being honored for educational excellence during the 2018 NFL season.

Staff drawing names for CFAC Lottery, observed by a lottery volunteer.

A new year of planning for future needs kicks off Wednesday, October 10. Community members from every high school service area in Highline Public Schools are charged with recommending a long-range capital facilities plan to the school board.

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Safety is a community-wide issue. That came out loud and clear at the community safety meetings we conducted last spring in partnership with community leaders.

Students and families participate in COLLEGECON 2017-18

High school students and families are invited to COLLEGECON—a free one, day learning experience for high school students and families. Engage in interactive workshops about college and career options, how to apply and pay for college and more. 

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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, and read Superintendent Enfield's reflections on the top 10 comments. 

Burien Brat Trot

It's not too late to register for the Burien Brat Trot—a true community celebration that brings out the fun in all of us and also raises critical funds for the Highline Schools Foundation.

Our Mission

Provide students and families high-quality learning options in creative academic structures that are personalized and flexible to meet the needs of every child and family.

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