225 S 152nd St
Seattle, WA 98148
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Highline High School serves 1,037 students in grades 9-12.
Highline High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 49% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

School Overview

Highline High School's student population of 1,037 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,037 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Highline High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Highline High School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1497 out of 2052 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
17%
8%
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Hispanic
48%
25%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
17%
51%
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Hawaiian
4%
1%
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Two or more races
6%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Graduation Rate
82%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,037 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 82% (Top 50% in WA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71

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