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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Change in Assignment Process

Families who need to request a change in their student assignment from in-person to remote or remote to in-person may submit a Change of Assignment form. Assignments are in place for one full year. 

Change of Assignment requests during the 2021-22 school year will be processed if capacity allows and the request meets extenuating circumstances.

extenuating circumstances

  • Students with underlying conditions that increase their risk for severe illness from COVID-19. 
  • Students who live in a household where someone in the household is at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19. 
  • Requests that increase efforts to keep siblings together.
  • Requests that linked to mental health issues or other conditions

Please select the form below for the school you are currently assigned to.

Change in Assignment Forms

To request a change in assignment for the 2021-22 school year please fill out the form for your school below. If you are currently assigned to remote for elementary, please choose the remote elementary form.


For preschool students, please use this form. 

Preschool Students Remote and In-person


Requests to Move to In-person

For students currently assigned to remote learning, please use these forms.

Elementary School - Remote to in-person

Assigned to remote learning Elementary Students

Secondary School - Remote to in-person

Highline virtual academy Secondary Students 

Requests to Move to Remote


Families will be notified within 1 to 5 school days after submitting a Change of Assignment request.

Waitlisted Requests

Regular updates will not be provided. Families will only be contacted if and when space becomes available. 

Change of Assignment requests cannot be processed for students that are not actively enrolled in Highline Public Schools. If you have a pending enrollment, this will need to be finalized before a request to remote setting can be considered.