Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien,WA 98166

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Strategic Plan

LIVING OUR PROMISE, our three-year strategic plan, will guide us toward challenging, equitable learning. We have four BIG goals.



EVERY STUDENT in Highline Public Schools is known by namestrength and need, and graduates prepared for the future they choose. 

Strategic plan graphic

Culture of Belonging

culture of belonging

A culture where all are welcome, valued, and safe.

Innovative Learning

Innovative Learning

Academic experiences that engage, empower, and challenge every student.

Bilingual & Biliterate

Bilingual and Biliterate

Multicultural skills that enable students to live, work, and communicate across cultures.


future ready

Students explore possibilities and develop mindsets that prepare them for a changing future.

MRHS students at graduation

Strategic Plan Development

OCT. - NOV. 2022

  • Listening Tour
  • 7 Community Meetings
  •  27 Focus Groups

NOV. - DEC. 2022

  • Analyze Feedback and Develop Report

JAN. - JUNE 2023

  • Share What We Learned
  • Gather Feedback on Draft Goals
  • 3 Advisory Groups
  • Strategic Plan Update