2018-19 Performance Report

School Information

Grades served in 2018-19



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Highlights & Plans

Highlights for 2018-19

  • Met with parents in the community to develop an understanding of their needs
  • Received two grants from Highline Schools Foundation
  • Implemented i-Ready Assessment
  • Students increased their understanding of the i-Ready assessment
  • Implemented attendance assemblies
  • Collaborated with PTA to host family fun nights
  • Several students qualified for the challenge program
  • Facilitated Art Night, Science Fair and Multicultural Night
  • Collaborated with Seattle Pacific University and sponsored a trip for parents and their students to visit the campus
  • Hosted Science on Wheels
  • Implemented Morning Academy to increase student achievement
  • Implemented training to support English Language Learners
  • Implemented 3rd grade after school programming to help develop reading and math strategies
  • Partnered with Burien Parks and Recreation for after school care
  • Completed Tiered Fidelity Inventory to develop an understanding of the interventions needed to support students
  • Provided RULER training to staff

Plans for 2019-20

  • Support English Language Learners through a school-wide focus on academic conversations and discourse
  • Continue to increase family engagement
  • Increase lessons on social-emotional skills
  • Understand the new math curriculum and support students develop mathematics concepts so they can successful mathematicians
  • Host Science Fair
  • Host Grandparents’ Day
  • Continue to study and align teacher work with Common Core State Standards (CCSS) to ensure that students gain knowledge and skills in their daily standards-based activities, assessments, materials, curriculum and instruction
  • Develop an understanding of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
  • Teachers will share their practices collaborate and make results transparent by engaging in critical conversations about improving instruction
  • Create a collaborative culture working with students, families and staff on collective responsibility and high expectations for learning and accountability
  • Implement RULER and PBIS 

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.

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