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

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

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Superintendent Duran's Entry Plan

Superintendent Duran's Entry Plan Goals

  • Learn how the district can build upon the current work to make the Highline Promise come alive for ALL students.
  • Hear what is in the hearts and minds of our students, employees, and community.
  • Learn how equity and equity leadership are defined and supported in Highline.
  • Share major upcoming initiatives, including the bond and strategic plan update.

Phase One: Building Relationships & Listening


  • Establish collaborative working relationships within the district and community
  • Listen to learn the current student experience
  • Learn about the initiatives in the district, including what is working and where we have opportunities for improvement

See full Phase One details:

Phase One: Building Relationships & Listening Plan

Phase Two: Analyzing & Sharing What We Learned


  • Analyze the feedback from the community meetings, focus groups, and other engagement opportunities
  • Identify learnings, themes, additional questions and next steps

See full Phase Two details:

Phase Two: Analyzing & Sharing What We Learned Plan

Phase three: Reviewing & Updating the Strategic Plan


  • Use the feedback from the listening tour and additional engagement to guide a review of the current strategic plan
  • Update the strategic plan to steer the work ahead

See full Phase Three details:

Phase Three: Reviewing & Updating the Strategic Plan


It is my honor to serve as the Superintendent of Highline Public Schools. As a lifelong educator, I have always believed that education has the power to influence and transform lives. Our collective effort is to deliberately improve our students and families’ destinies. Please join me in this journey to ensure our Promise is true for every student!  

Dur. Duran with student
Dr. Duran with students

Our Promise

Every student in Highline Public Schools is known by name, strength, and need and graduates prepared for the future they choose.