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New Start High School
614 SW 120th Street Burien, WA 98146

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

New Start High School
614 SW 120th Street Burien, WA 98146

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Admissions

Thank you for your interest in attending New Start High School. The application process is now  online! Enrollment is now open to students for the first quarter of the school year.

 New Start High School Application (in English and Espanol). Make sure all pages are completed and signed.

Once we receive your application we will:

  1.  Review your application.
  2.  If your application is accepted, we will contact you to schedule a virtual, online school orientation.

Session 1:

September 2, 2021 - October 14 2021

Application Deadline – 09/03/2021

Admissions Board Decision – 09/03/2021

Student Notification – 09/03/2021

Orientation – 09/03/2021 @ 9AM

Session 2:

October 18, 2021 - November 24, 2021

Application Deadline – 10/04/2021

Admissions Board Decision – 10/08/2021

Student Notification – 10/11/2021

Orientation – 10/14/2021 @ 9AM

Session 3:

November 29, 2021 - January 27, 2022

Application Deadline – 11/10/2021

Admissions Board Decision – 11/17/2021

Student Notification – 11/18/2021

Orientation – 11/22/2021 @ 9AM

Session 4:

January 31, 2022 - March 10, 2022

Application Deadline – 01/14/2022

Admissions Board Decision – 01/21/2022

Student Notification – 01/24/2022

Orientation – 01/27/2022 @ 9AM

Session 5:

 March 14, 2022, - April 29, 2022

Application Deadline – 02/28/2022

Admissions Board Decision – 03/04/2022

Student Notification – 03/07/2022

Orientation – 03/09/2022 @ 9AM

Session 6:

May 2, 2022 - June 16, 2022

Application Deadline – 04/18/2022

Admissions Board Decision – 04/22/2022

Student Notification – 04/25/2022

Orientation – 04/28/2022 @ 9AM

Please be advised, submitting an application to New Start High School is not a guarantee of your acceptance. Acceptance of your application to New Start High School is determined by our review board. If your application qualifies, an invitation to enroll will be determined after your successful completion in new student orientation.

If your application does not qualify, or new student orientation is not successfully completed, your application will be referred back to your home school, or to the Highline School District Connection Center to learn more about the many pathways to graduation Highline Public Schools offers.

Program Description

New Start High School is an exciting, small learning community preparing students for College, Career, and the future that you choose. New Start is a personalized environment that focuses on surrounding every student with caring adult staff, local service agencies, and community organizations.

Program Structure

New Start provides an alternative educational experience for students who have experienced challenges in the traditional system. Some of the key components of the program are:

  • Six, 6- to 7-week sessions.
  • Multiple entry points throughout the year.
  • Independent learning contracts that allow students to earn additional credits.
  • Positive behavior interventions and supports (PBIS).
  • Personalized support through Advisory program.
  • Graduation requirements follow the school district’s standards.

Program Goals

TO PROVIDE a meaningful learning experience for students while recovering or advancing in credits leading toward a high school graduation.

TO PREPARE students for College, Career, and Citizenship.

TO INSPIRE curiosity and a desire to continue learning throughout life for all of our students.

TO PERSONALIZE by wrapping around each student with many caring adults and support services to ensure academic and social achievement for every child.

TO ENGAGE the community in partnership to further support, give positive educational experiences to all students, and educate

Contact

New Start High School
614 SW 120th Street
Burien, WA 98146

Phone
206-631-7750

Principal
Michael Sita

Office Manager
Parveen Ericksen
 
School Hours
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Early Release Days
9:00 a.m - 12:15 p.m.

Office Hours
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Fax
206-631-7780