Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien,WA 98166

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Current Community Partners

After School

  • City of Burien Parks and Recreation- Supports our schools with a wide range of activities for students in the Burien area.
  • Para Los Ninos- Fosters academic success, with a focus on Latino students, through youth and family based opportunities.
  • YMCA- Y offers free educational and enrichment activities for youth after school. 


  • Arts Corp- Brings hands-on arts classes to youth to develop creative habits in the minds of young people.
  • DEA Dance- Students elect to register for a free 20-week dance class series led by a professional dance instructor
  • Reel Grrls- Educates, mentors, and equips girls and young women with state-of-the-art digital media training.
  • We.App (Act. Present. Perform)- Each session will help young scholars to develop their artistic voice so that they can write and speak their truth as it relates to equity, privilege, gender, diversity, and race.

Reading & Writing

  • The Greater Seattle Bureau of Fearless Ideas- Trained volunteers head to classrooms around King County to support teachers in their writing curricula.
  • Reading Partners- Recruiting and training volunteers to work one-on-one with students for 45 minutes twice a week, following a structured, research-based curriculum.
  • Team Read- Team Read pairs struggling readers with trained teen reading coaches for one-on-one tutoring after school and during the summer.      


  • Environmental Science Center (ESC)- A not-for-profit organization offering quality, experiential environmental education programs at our local beaches, streams, forests, and classrooms in South King County. 
  • University of Washington-Science Everywhere-Working with reserchers to incorporate new social and mobile technologies into afterschool, classroom, and homes.
  • Washington informal Science Education Consortium (WISE)-  To inspire Washington State students to pursue and engage in scientific inquiry and engineering to understand and participate in solving our world’s most challenging problems.  Programs integrate formal and informal learning experiences during and after school.


  • SeaTac United- To provide affordable, top quality educational and athletic programs to the children of SeaTac and its surrounding communities.
  • Techbridge Girls - After school program that aims to expand the academic and career options for girls in science, technology, and engineering.

Athletics & Health

  • Cascade Bike Club- Focuses on introducing youth from diverse communities to recreational cycling and creating an inclusive culture of bicycling.
  • FEEST-Working with young people to transform the health and equity of their community by gathering around food and working towards systems change.
  • Girls on the Run-Inspiring girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.
  • HealthPoint-Health clinics on the Tyee and Evergreen campuses offer physical, nutritional, and behavior health services.
  • North Seattle Community College- Hosting nursing interns that work with our health team.
  • Team Works- Helps students develop strong character, learn important life skills and make healthy life-style choices.
  • Washington Youth Soccer-Fosters the physical, mental and emotional growth of youth through the sport of soccer.
  • WSU Food $ense- Teaches youth and adults with limited incomes to develop skills and behaviors to eat healthfully.
  • Smile Partners-Provides oral health services which includes screenings and preventive treatments for students.

College & Career

  • College Access Now- Empowering students from low-income families to access, enroll and graduate from college at rates equal to their more advantaged peers.
  • College Success Foundation- Providing a system of supports and scholarships to inspire underserved low-income students to finish high school, graduate from college and succeed in life.
  • Juma Ventures- Students gain employment, educational support, and financial capability in order to succeed in high school, college and beyond.
  • Summer Search-Making a long term commitment to support student success in college and beyond through summer trips and alumni networks.
  • South Seattle Community Trio Programs- To prepare students from disadvantaged backgrounds to successfully enter, persist and complete a postsecondary education.
  • UW Dream Project-Assisting low-income and first-generation high school students in attaining higher education and raising awareness among university students about the issues of educational opportunity.

Mental Health Counseling

  • Asian Counseling and Referral Services-Youth mental health counseling that offers culturally specific services.
  • Atlantic Street Center- Provides wraparound and counseling services that help students and families work toward change and success.
  • Catholic Community Services-Providing Child and Family Counseling that ensure healthy academic and social growth.
  • Consejo-Supporting Latino students succeed in school through prevention, intervention, and mental health treatment.
  • Cowlitz Indian Tribe- Offering experiential learning, cultural events and therapeutic services for eligible Native students and families.
  • Kent Youth and Family Services- Provides professional counseling, education and support services to students.
  • Navos- Working with young people and their families to overcome the effects of poverty, violence, mental illness and substance abuse.
  • PSESD-Placing qualified staff to provide education support groups and intervention services to 50 students.
  • Sound Mental Health-Offering School Based Services specializing services for students impacted by trauma and children on the autism spectrum.
  • Southeast Youth and Family Services-To empower youth and families through culturally relevant counseling, case management, education, and family support.
  • Southwest Youth and Family Services-To empower youth and families through culturally relevant counseling, case management, education, and family support.
  • Therapeutic Health Services-Providing counseling, case management and mentoring to students.
  • Valley Cities-Utilizing qualified staff to provide mental health counseling with students to help them grow, succeed, work toward wellness and build resilience.
  • Washington Asian Pacific Islanders Community Services-Providing and advocating for culturally competent and age-appropriate prevention and substance abuse treatment services for youth.

Prevention & Intervention Support

  • Planned Parenthood-Peer Education and programs designed to support reproductive health and reduce teen pregnancy.
  • Roots of Empathy- Supports the development of empathy in children through intention time with mothers and babies in the classroom.
  • Shine Bright- Aims to motivate elementary students to build a positive and personal connection with learning through mentorship with High School Volunteers.
  • Treehouse- Supports foster youth in King County graduate from high school at the same rate of their peers.
  • YMCA-Alive & Free- Alive & Free builds meaningful relationships with youth involved in gangs, violence and the juvenile justice system and connects youth to people and services.

Wrap Around Support

  • Neighborhood House- Neighborhood House partners with diverse individuals and families to build community and achieve their goals for health, education and self-sufficiency.
  • Rainier Scholars- By creating access to transformative educational opportunities and providing comprehensive support to scholars and families, we increase college graduation rates and empower new generations of leaders.
  • White Center Community Development Association (WCCDA)- WCCDA is to promote a vibrant neighborhood and high quality of life for White Center residents and stakeholders through the development of authentic leadership opportunities and community-led, neighborhood initiatives.