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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Student Identification

Nominations are now closed for the 2022-2023 Highly Capable Identification Process.

Notification to Families about Testing

In early 2022, a letter was sent home via School Messenger of all 1st-7th-grade students notifying families of the Highly Capable Program and the process for testing and identification.


Program Pathways

Nominations and Referrals

In fall, 2021, all students in kindergarten, 1st, 2nd and 3rd grades in Highline were screened to receive highly capable services. It is critical in the early years because brain development is so rapid and variable at young ages, and intelligence does not always present itself in a traditional way, for students with a variety of backgrounds and exposure to early learning experiences. Students in any grades 2-5 may be nominated for testing by their parent/guardian, teacher, principal, another staff member, other students or a community member.  For student nominations, you may call the Teaching and Learning Office at 206-631-3101 or submit your nomination online.  

*Please note screening for Highly Capable identification is limited to students enrolled in Highline Public Schools.