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  • Mount Rainier High School promotes the growth of every student and seeks to create principled, knowledgeable, and inquisitive graduates empowered to lead productive and caring lives in a global society.


  • Dear Mount Rainier Families,Kyle Linman
    Kyle Linman has been appointed as Mount Rainier principal, starting July 1. Kyle is currently principal at Sylvester Middle School, where he previously served ten years in the roles of dean and assistant principal. Before coming to Highline, Kyle taught eight years at the high school level in the Seattle area and in Los Angeles Unified School District.

    Kyle earned his bachelor’s degree at Western Baptist (now Corbin University) in Salem, Oregon and his master’s in education administration from Central Washington University.

    Kyle is an outstanding leader deeply committed to the staff and students with whom he works. He will work closely with MRHS staff to ensure a smooth transition next fall.

    Look for a letter from him in August.

About Us

  • 22450 19th Avenue South
    Des Moines, WA 98198
    Kyle Linman
    Office Manager
    Pattie Zimmerman
    School Hours
    7:30 a.m. - 2:05 p.m.

    Early Release Days
    7:30 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.

    Office Hours
    7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


  • 4 Years, 11 Paths, 1 Big Goal

    Four years, 11 students, countless challenges and one big, bold goal are at the center of a new documentary set in Highline Public Schools. "Eleven Paths" follows 11 Highline students from freshman through senior year of high school. You can view this compelling film and a Q & A panel with the students featured in it online.

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  • Response to DACA from the School Board & Superintendent

    The Highline School Board and Superintendent Susan Enfield are sending a clear and strong message of protection and reassurance to all students and families in the district. Read the letter to families. A similar message was sent to all staff.

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  • 19K+ Reasons To Celebrate the New School Year

    We're back! Classrooms are buzzing with excitement as the 2017-18 school year officially kicks off. Our schools are full of students eager to learn and grow. Our teachers and staff are ready to inspire, motivate and educate!

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  • Back-to-School Checklist: 9 Things to Do Before September 6

    Time to gear up! School starts Wednesday, September 6 for students in grades 1-12 and Monday, September 11 for kindergarten students. Here are 9 things to do before the first day of school.

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  • 2017-18 Budget is Online

    Highline's proposed budget for the 2017-18 school is now posted online. The budget will be introduced to the Highline School Board at its July 26 meeting. You are invited to comment on the budget at a public hearing at 5:00 p.m. immediately before the school board meeting.

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