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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Highly Capable

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The goal for students who receive Highly Capable services is to meet each student's individual needs and capabilities and help students cultivate habits of learning that will contribute to student success in school, college, career and life.

Highline Public Schools is committed to culturally responsive and inclusive practices. Highly Capable services align with the mission that each of our students are unique in how they learn and by embracing learner variability as an asset that adds value to our classroom communities.

Highline Public Schools offers a variety of services for students identified as eligible for highly capable services at no cost to families. Explore this section for more information about our student identification processes and program offerings.

In Washington State, WAC 392-170-035, Highly Capable students are defined as "…students who perform or who show potential for performing at significantly advanced academic levels when compared with others of their age, experiences, or environments." Outstanding abilities are often observed in specific academic performance, creativity, and general intellect.

See our 2023-24 Highly Capable Annual Plan