17-18 Performance Report

School Information

Grades: K-6
Enrollment: 424
Facility: Opened in 1943. Newly constructed school opened September 2004.

Highlights for 2017-18

  • Implemented a family engagement initiative, Parent Teacher Teams, for PreK through 6th grade.
  • Focused on close reading and concept mapping in reading.
  • Framed all learning through content area reading to boost student vocabulary and content knowledge.
  • Continued to focus on standards-based instruction in reading and math through standards-based unit planning in reading, writing, math and the other content areas.
  • Introduced Visible Learning by developing student dispositions focused on executive function skills and learner qualities.
  • Implemented the four anchors of RULER across the school and introduced RULER to families to use at home.
  • Worked with our community-based organization partners and reduced chronic absenteeism by 7%. Focused on reducing student tardiness as part of our initiative to improve student attendance.
  • Rolled-up our dual language program in Vietnamese and Spanish to fourth grade.
  • Increased GLEA enrollment for Baby Grads and planned ways to sustain the GLEA program.
  • Implemented IMPACT teams using STAR assessment in math and reading to track progress of individual students and change interventions to meet student needs.

Plans for 2018-19

  • Focus on Teacher Clarity of success criteria by working with external consultants and in partnership with three other Highline elementary schools to develop standards and unit rubrics and plans.
  • Implement iReady as a way to track student learning and monitor progress.
  • Implement the WCH Learner Dispositions to increase students’ self-management of the learning process.
  • Increase parent involvement in our parent-teacher teams and have parents teach their child the three goals for each grade.
  • Increase student independence reading grade level text by getting stronger at annotation in close reading and concept mapping across the content areas.
  • Implement the Feeling Words Curriculum for RULER and to introduce the feeling words curriculum to students.
  • Continue to focus on improved attendance with a focus on students with 10 plus absences and tardies.
  • Roll-up our dual language program in Vietnamese and Spanish to fifth grade. 

Invitation to Participate

Invitation to Participate

At Highline Public Schools, one of our four pillars in the district's strategic plan is parent and family engagement. In order to reach our strategic plan goals we will form partnerships with parents and families. Families and community members are encouraged to participate in school activities and in educating students in school, at home and in the community.

How District Funds are Invested

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Source: Actual 2018-19 expenditures as of August 2019.

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