Highline High School

225 S 152nd St
Seattle, WA 98148
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Highline High School serves 1,196 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

Highline High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Highline High School's student population of 1,196 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,196 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

Highline High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Highline High School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1083 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
19%
8%
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Hispanic
45%
23%
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Black
6%
4%
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White
20%
54%
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Hawaiian
4%
1%
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Two or more races
5%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.720.64
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Graduation Rate
88%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHighline School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Highline High School is Big Picture School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sylvester Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cedarhurst Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Seattle Cedarhurst Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 608 students
    0.7 miles
    611 S 132nd St
    Seattle, WA 98168
    (206) 631-3600
    0.7 PK-6 608
  • Seattle Sylvester Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 660 students
    0.8 miles
    16222 Sylvester Road Sw
    Seattle, WA 98166
    (206) 631-6000
    0.8 7-8 660
  • Seattle Seahurst Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 538 students
    1.0 miles
    14603 14th Ave Sw
    Seattle, WA 98166
    (206) 631-4800
    1 K-6 538
  • Seattle Hazel Valley Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 688 students
    1.3 miles
    402 Sw 132nd St
    Seattle, WA 98146
    (206) 631-3900
    1.3 PK-6 688
  • Seattle Gregory Heights Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 656 students
    1.4 miles
    16216 19th Ave Sw
    Seattle, WA 98166
    (206) 631-3800
    1.4 PK-6 656

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