Highline School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 40 public schools serving 19,567 students in Highline School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Washington.
Public Schools in Highline School District have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Washington public school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 61% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Highline School District are Raisbeck Aviation High School, Choice Academy and North Hill Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Highline School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Washington.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Washington public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Highline School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Washington for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Highline School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 13
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WA)
# Schools
40 Schools
2,435 Schools
# Students
19,567 Students
1,115,276 Students
# Teachers
1,045 Teachers
60,332 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Highline School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 305 school districts in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85% has increased from 63% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WA)
Overall District Rank
#228 out of 306 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Highline   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highline   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highline   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Highline   School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.76
0.64
# American Indian Students
168 Students
15,564 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
2%
# Asian Students
2,830 Students
85,277 Students
% Asian Students
14%
8%
# Hispanic Students
7,536 Students
257,522 Students
% Hispanic Students
39%
23%
# Black Students
2,764 Students
48,223 Students
% Black Students
14%
4%
# White Students
4,307 Students
601,477 Students
% White Students
22%
54%
# Hawaiian Students
776 Students
12,086 Students
% Hawaiian Students
4%
1%
# Two or more races Students
1,186 Students
88,874 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
8%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
348
15,751
# Students in K Grade:
1,496
81,202
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,519
83,119
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,509
83,362
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,584
85,777
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,633
87,538
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,467
86,850
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,389
84,497
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,290
82,499
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,255
82,140
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,342
83,832
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,444
82,736
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,385
83,658
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,906
92,315
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,361 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,034. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,262 is higher than the state median of $17,238. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (WA)
Total Revenue
$320 MM
$13 MM
This chart display total revenue of Highline   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$338 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Highline   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,361
$17,034
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Highline   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,262
$17,238
This chart display average spending per public school student in Highline   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Highline School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Raisbeck Aviation High School
Alternative School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9229 East Marginal Way S
Seattle, WA 98108
(206) 631-7200
Grades: 9-12
| 410 students
Rank: #22.
Choice Academy
Alternative School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
18367 8th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98148
(206) 631-7630
Grades: 7-12
| 165 students
Rank: #33.
North Hill Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
19835 8th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98148
(206) 631-4600
Grades: K-6
| 605 students
Rank: #44.
Shorewood Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2725 Sw 116th St
Seattle, WA 98146
(206) 631-4900
Grades: PK-6
| 626 students
Rank: #55.
Marvista Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
19800 Marine View Dr Sw
Seattle, WA 98166
(206) 631-4200
Grades: PK-6
| 609 students
Rank: #66.
Mount Rainier High School
Math: 36% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
22450 19th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98198
(206) 631-7000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,626 students
Rank: #77.
Gregory Heights Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
16216 19th Ave Sw
Seattle, WA 98166
(206) 631-3800
Grades: PK-6
| 656 students
Rank: #88.
Parkside Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2104 S 247th St
Seattle, WA 98198
(206) 631-4700
Grades: K-6
| 643 students
Rank: #99.
Des Moines Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
22001 9th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98198
(206) 631-3700
Grades: K-6
| 395 students
Rank: #1010.
Mcmicken Heights Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3708 S 168th St
Seattle, WA 98188
(206) 631-4300
Grades: PK-6
| 583 students
Rank: #1111.
Evergreen High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
830 Sw 116th St
Seattle, WA 98146
(206) 433-2311
Grades: 9-12
| 1,001 students
Rank: #1212.
New Start
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
614 Sw 120th St
Seattle, WA 98146
(206) 631-7750
Grades: 9-12
| 99 students
Rank: #1313.
Pacific Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
22705 24th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98198
(206) 631-5800
Grades: 7-8
| 628 students
Rank: #1414.
Big Picture School
Alternative School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
440 S 186th St
Seattle, WA 98148
(206) 631-7700
Grades: 7-12
| 180 students
Rank: #1515.
Southern Heights Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
11249 14th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98168
(206) 631-5000
Grades: PK-6
| 300 students
Rank: #1616.
Highline High School
Math: 26% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
225 S 152nd St
Seattle, WA 98148
(206) 631-6700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,196 students
Rank: #1717.
Chinook Middle School
Math: 29% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
18650 42nd Ave S
Seattle, WA 98188
(206) 631-5700
Grades: 7-8
| 559 students
Rank: #1818.
Sylvester Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
16222 Sylvester Road Sw
Seattle, WA 98166
(206) 631-6000
Grades: 7-8
| 660 students
Rank: #1919.
Midway Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
22447 24th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98198
(206) 631-4400
Grades: PK-6
| 693 students
Rank: #2020.
Hazel Valley Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
402 Sw 132nd St
Seattle, WA 98146
(206) 631-3900
Grades: PK-6
| 688 students
Rank: #2121.
Bow Lake Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
18237 42nd Ave S
Seattle, WA 98188
(206) 631-3500
Grades: PK-6
| 720 students
Rank: #2222.
Cascade Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
11212 10th Ave Sw
Seattle, WA 98146
(206) 631-5500
Grades: 7-8
| 571 students
Rank: #2323.
Hilltop Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
12250 24th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98168
(206) 631-4000
Grades: PK-6
| 629 students
Rank: #2424.
White Center Heights Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
11427 3rd Ave S
Seattle, WA 98146
(206) 631-5200
Grades: PK-6
| 615 students
Rank: #2525.
Seahurst Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
14603 14th Ave Sw
Seattle, WA 98166
(206) 631-4800
Grades: K-6
| 538 students
Rank: #2626.
Cedarhurst Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
611 S 132nd St
Seattle, WA 98168
(206) 631-3600
Grades: PK-6
| 608 students
Rank: #2727.
Tyee High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4424 S 188th St
Seattle, WA 98188
(206) 433-2341
Grades: 9-12
| 1,014 students
Rank: #2828.
Beverly Park Elementary At Glendale
Math: 24% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1201 S 104th St
Seattle, WA 98168
(206) 631-3400
Grades: PK-6
| 438 students
Rank: #2929.
Mount View Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
10811 12th Ave Sw
Seattle, WA 98146
(206) 631-4500
Grades: PK-6
| 666 students
Rank: #3030.
Madrona Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3030 S 204th St
Seattle, WA 98198
(206) 631-4100
Grades: PK-6
| 670 students
Rank: #3131.
Puget Sound High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
18010 8th Ave South
Seattle, WA 98148
(206) 631-7300
Grades: 9-12
| 91 students
Career Link
Alternative School
6000 16th Ave Sw
Seattle, WA 98146
(206) 631-7630
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Gateway To College
Alternative School
614 Sw 120th Street
Seattle, WA 98146
(206) 631-7774
Grades: 10-13
| n/a students
Head Start
9700 8th Avenue Sw
Seattle, WA 98106
(206) 433-2125
Grades: PK
| n/a students
Highline Home School Center
Alternative School
18367 8th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98148
(206) 631-7630
Grades: K-12
| 13 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Highline School District
  • 15675 AMBAUM BLVD SW, BURIEN, WA, 98166-0100
  • (206) 631-3000
  • highlineschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 13
  • Students: 19,567 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Top 50% in WA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.76

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