Hundreds of 5th- and 6th-grade families in Highline learned about moving up to middle school this month at more than 10 information nights around the district. Find out what you missed and next steps for families, students and staff.
6th Grade in Middle School
6th grade moves up to middle school September 2019.
Highline's middle schools now serve 6th, 7th and 8th grade students, the most common middle school configuration in our state and nation. The opening of Glacier Middle School in SeaTac in fall 2019 provides capacity in our middle schools to add 6th grade.
Students starting sixth and seventh grade in September 2019 will move up to middle school together because our middle schools will expand to include three years. Families with students in fifth and sixth grade now are invited to learn about middle school and ask questions at family info nights starting in January!
Highline Public Schools has changed school boundaries and feeder patterns for fall 2019. Use our on-line tool to look up your fall 2019 neighborhood schools. Learn more.
Sixth-grade students will take world language and arts in middle school in September. Get the early scoop on next year's program for sixth grade in middle school as details emerge.
Director of Educational Specifications & Transition Planning