17-18 Performance Report

School Information

Grades: K-6
Enrollment: 630
Facility: Opened in 1959. Newly constructed school opened February 2010.

Highlights for 2017-18

  • Dedicated time weekly so that each grade level could work together to unpack Common Core State Standards and plan instruction.
  • Increased number of students who attended school from last year to this year.
  • Reduced the number of students who were tardy to school.
  • Implemented an intervention program to support students who were not meeting grade level standards in reading.
  • Trained teachers to use two reading strategies called shared reading and close reading.
  • Teachers observed in each other’s classrooms as a part of professional learning.
  • Fully implemented our social emotional learning program called RULER.
  • Focused on positive behavior interventions schoolwide.
  • Collaborated with PTA to host our first Multicultural Family Night including a potluck dinner.
  • Worked with Caprice Hollins focusing on cultural competency.
  • Invited parents to the school for muffins with moms and donuts with dads.

Plans for 2018-19

  • Provide additional support for our ELL students with the hiring of an English Language Specialist.
  • Schoolwide focus on academic vocabulary.
  • Create a team to support students with behavioral and academic needs.
  • Host a RULER family night.
  • Implement a new assessment system to progress monitored reading.
  • Continue to work in teacher teams to study and align standards to ensure students are engaged in rigorous learning tasks.
  • Continue to work with Caprice Hollins on cultural competency.
  • Implement Feeling Words Curriculum to support social emotional learning.
  • Increase family engagement opportunities including the 2nd annual multicultural night.
  • Host World Book Week at the beginning of March.
  • Instructional Planning team continue to guide instructional practices and professional learning including teacher classroom observations.

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

District Funds

HOW HIGHLINE DISTRICT DOLLARS ARE INVESTED (%)

Area

Percentage

Teaching & 
Learning

72%

Support
Services

16.1%

Central Admin

5.5%

Principal’s 
Office

6.4%

Source: Actual 2017-18 expenditures as of August 2018.

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