The mission of Highline Big Picture Schools is to use internships and rigorous, interest-based projects to immerse students in work they are passionate about in order to develop the skills, habits, and knowledge to succeed in higher education, overcome obstacles to their well-being, and contribute positively to their communities. This mission is implemented one student at a time within a supportive network of students, staff, advisories, families, and community partners.
- Big Picture Middle School provides highly personalized and relevant instruction in small classroom setting.
- Learning is hands on and takes place in the classroom and in the greater community.
- Students learn in collaboration with teachers, families, professionals, and mentors.
- Math, Science and Humanities along with regular field trips form the core of real-world learning for our students.