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

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Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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

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Change in Assignment Process

Families who need to request a change in their student assignment from in-person to remote or remote to in-person may submit a Change of Assignment form. 

Change of Assignment requests during the 2021-22 school year will be processed if capacity allows and the request meets extenuating circumstances.

extenuating circumstances

  • Students with underlying conditions that increase their risk for severe illness from COVID-19. 
  • Students who live in a household where someone in the household is at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19. 
  • Requests that increase efforts to keep siblings together.
  • Requests that linked to mental health issues or other conditions

Please select the form below for the school you are currently assigned to.

Change in Assignment Forms

To request a change in assignment for the 2021-22 school year please fill out the form for your school below. If you are currently assigned to remote for elementary, please choose the remote elementary form.

The change in assignment process is for the 2021-22 school year only.

For remote learning in the 2022-23 school year please fill out an application for Highline Virtual Academy or Highline Virtual Elementary. If you're currently in a remote setting and want in-person please, contact Highline Virtual Academy for secondary students or the Elementary Remote program at or 206-631-7993. 


For preschool students, please use this form. 

Preschool Students Remote and In-person


Requests to Move to In-person

For students currently assigned to remote learning, please use these forms. For elementary requests, your student may be placed in another school where there is room in their grade level. They would return to their home school next fall. 

Elementary School - Remote to in-person

Assigned to remote learning Elementary Students 

Secondary School - Remote to in-person

Highline virtual academy Secondary Students 

Requests to Move to Remote

*Please note, Highline Virtual Academy is currently at capacity. Current enrolled Highline Public School students interested in attending HVA in grades 6-12 can submit a Change of Assignment request. Students will be added to a waitlist and accepted on a space-available basis. 


Families will be notified within 1 to 5 school days of enrollment or waitlist status after submitting a Change of Assignment request.

Waitlisted Requests

Regular updates will not be provided. Families will only be contacted if and when space becomes available. Students should continue to attend their current school.

Change of Assignment requests cannot be processed for students that are not actively enrolled in Highline Public Schools.