17-18 Performance Report

School Information

Grades: 9-12
Enrollment: 412
Facility: Founded in 2004. Newly constructed school at The Museum of Flight opened September 2013.

Highlights for 2017-18

  • Awarded Gold Status and named the #4 high school in the state of Washington by US News and World Reports. Also ranked #153 in the nation out of more than 24,000 schools across the country.
  • Graduated 100% of students in the class of 2018.
  • Students earned $3.1 million in scholarship awards and performed over 8,000 hours of community service.
  • 64 graduates in the Class of 2018 are Washington Honor recipients, placing them among the top 10% of all graduates in the state.
  • Students took 410 Advanced Placement exams in Physics 1 and 2, Spanish, Language Composition, Literature, Chemistry, Calculus AB, Calculus BC and US History.
  • PTSA raised over $100,000 at the Annual Auction. All of which is poured back into the school to support student programs and staff needs.
  • Students attended the National Speech and Debate Competition, the Collegiate Kid Wind competition, the International Space Station Design Competition and launched a payload into space on the New Shepherd.

Plans for 2018-19

  • Focus our Annual Action Plan goals to align with the Highline Public Schools Strategic Plan as we prepare all students to graduate high school and go on to college and careers in the aviation industry.
  • Teachers will work in collaborative teams to establish learning targets that prepare students not only to master all Washington Learning Standards but to prepare for rigorous AP, SAT, ACT and other college entrance exams.
  • Utilize a strong College and Career Center to provide every student with mentorship, internship, job shadow and field trip opportunities.
  • All students will have the opportunity for cross-curricular Project Based Learning in core classes as well as electives.
  • Teachers will be provided with staff training opportunities to strengthen professional practice in the areas of Personalized Learning and Project Based Learning, specifically in the context of Aviation and Aerospace.
  • Our Instructional Planning leadership team will help enhance schools goals that continue to foster a positive culture and climate while advising the best use of school resources, early release time and professional development for all staff.
  • Continue to grow strong industry partnerships that support scholarships, grants and other opportunities. Continue close family partnerships in order that our school mission and vision can be realized.

Invitation to Participate

Invitation to Participate

At Highline Public Schools, one of our four pillars in the district's strategic plan is parent and family engagement. In order to reach our strategic plan goals we will form partnerships with parents and families. Families and community members are encouraged to participate in school activities and in educating students in school, at home and in the community.

How District Funds are Invested

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Source: Actual 2018-19 expenditures as of August 2019.

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