Highline High School

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225 S 152nd St

Burien, WA 98148

(206) 631-6700

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,400

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

14 Parent Reviews for Highline High School

I am a student at this school but perhaps it's a little difficult for me to write a proper review without having seen other high schools. I feel that many of the reviews on here are accurate, both the negative and positive ones. For instance: "[...]As a teacher myself, I am stunned by the lack of guidance ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/13/12

Highline is an okay school. It's not a fantastic school, but it's not terrible either. Don't believe all the reviews on here, there is Bullying. I am a freshman at Highline, and I've already witnessed 4 fistfights. I've been asked if I wanted weed twice, and the windows in all of my classes are broken, ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/11/10

My experience as a former student at this school is extremely negative. I've noticed little teacher involvement with their students academics, lack of organization amongst staff that resulted in unfair disadvantage's to students. and almost excessive student against student criticism. While Highline ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/17/09

Highline is the best school in our whole district! Maybe our test scores our low, but that's because people tend to skip school to hang out with friends instead. But our school spirit is amazing, nobody can deny that Highline students are truly proud and will go all out for your high school, even if ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/11/09

well..I LOVE hhs. its the best high school ever. the campus is great and very well organized. the teachers are fantastic-theyre always there for you wether its school related or not. the students are wonderful-nobody 'bullies' anybody or anything. its like one big happy family =]

Posted by a student on 04/10/08

Highline H.S. has exceeded our expectations in providing excellent programs and options for our daughter. It has been very supportive of her academic goals.

Posted by a parent on 01/21/08

This school is great. It has the best teachers and I love it! The campus is great and the students are wonderful

Posted by a student on 11/23/07

What concerns me about this school is that the teachers seem relatively uninterested in student progress. This could be because pay is low, or due to a lack of leadership, as the principal often sets the tone for the level of faculty/parent interaction. With retirement looming, I sense the principal's ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/29/07

Some teachers know what they are talking about and others don't.It really depends on the teacher that you get. Sporting activities at the school are great and very competitive. I didn't always feel safe walking through the halls.

Posted by a former student on 01/11/07

This school does nothing to help the children that need it.

Posted by a parent on 05/08/06

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Test scores
Test scores for Highline High School

EOC* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Highline High School
Highline School District
* In 2011-2012 Washington used the High School Proficiency Exam (HSPE) to test students in reading and writing in grade 10. Math skills are tested by the End-of-Course (EOC) exams. The HSPE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Burien schools — Highline High School is located at 225 S 152nd St, Burien WA 98148. 225 S 152nd St is in the 98148 ZIP code in Burien, WA The school district for Highline High School is the Highline School District. Highline High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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