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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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Secondary Enrollment

Schools

Dual Language Middle Schools

  • Cascade: Grades 6-8, Spanish 
                    Grades 6-8*, Vietnamese
  • Chinook: Grades 6-8*, Spanish
  • Glacier: Grades 6-8, Spanish

*Please note: grade levels are for the 2021-2022 school year. 

dual language high schools

  • Evergreen: Grades 9-12, Spanish
  • Highline: Grade 9**, Spanish

**Please note: grade level is for the 2021-2022 school year. Another grade level will be added each year until the program is schoolwide. 

Watch this video to see what bilingual education looks like in middle school.

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How to Enroll

IF YOU are a current dual language student:

  • Fifth-grade students currently enrolled in dual language will be automatically enrolled in the dual language program at their feeder pattern middle school.
  • Eighth-grade students currently enrolled in dual language at Cascade will be automatically enrolled in the dual language program at Evergreen High School.
  • Eighth-grade students currently enrolled in dual language at Glacier will be automatically enrolled in the dual language program at Evergreen High School or Highline High School depending on which high school service area they live in.
  • If you do not want to be automatically enrolled or have questions about dual language enrollment, please contact Language Learning at 206-631-3035.

IF YOU LIVE IN THE SERVICE AREA OF A DUAL LANGUAGE SCHOOL: 

  • New students and students from the elementary feeder schools for these programs who have the necessary language skills may be assessed and offered placement in the dual language program as space is available.

if you don't live in a service area of a dual language school:

  • Students who have the necessary language skills may complete an In-District Transfer Request to enroll in the dual language program.
  • Students must be assessed to determine if they qualify.
  • If space is available, a dual language school will contact you. 
  • Transportation to the dual language school will not be provided.

We recognize your current situation may not fit one of these scenarios. If this is the case, or if you have additional questions, please contact your child’s school or the Language Learning Department at 206-631-3035.

As dual language programs develop, the enrollment process may change.

Contact

Shajaira Lopez
Secondary Language Learning Director

Damaris L. Amaya
Administrative Secretary 

Phone: 206-631-3035

E-mail: Dual Language