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

Office Hours:

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

Learning Center

Mission

The Learning Center is a student-focused program seeking to re-engage individuals who are disconnected from traditional schools by providing flexible and personalized instruction.

Location

The Learning Center has two locations

Learning Center North
Salmon Creek Alternative Campus
614 SW 120th Street
Seattle WA 98146

Learning Center South
Woodside Alternative Campus
18367 8th Avenue South
Burien WA 98148 

Hours

The Learning Centers are open Monday to Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

A student works with a teacher at the Learning Center.

Enrollment

The Learning Center is an open enrollment program. We offer new student orientations every week.

Any student wishing to enroll with The Learning Center must first make an appointment with the Connection Center to find out if we are the best program for your student’s needs.

Program Model

The Learning Center provides a blend of instruction methods including

  • In Person Small Group Classes. We have a variety of small group classes available for students to come to. Group sizes are kept to small numbers so each student can have more individualized support from their teachers.
  • Project Based Learning, students may also choose to work on individual group projects that are designed to meet the student’s credit needs while catering to the students interests.
  • Online Instruction, Online instruction uses a platform called Edgenuity. Edgenuity is a web-based program that allows students to sign-in and continue their coursework from home or another desired location. This allows students flexibility in reaching their educational goals in addition to the ability to recover credits faster.

Impact on Students

At the Learning Center, students are greeted with flexible and personalized instruction. The alternative program reengages students who are disconnected from school. Student Sonia Guajardo turned to the Learning Center after falling behind in school. See how the program transformed her life. 

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Contact

Alexa Wayman
Counselor
206-631-7788

AnneMarie Littleton
Counselor
206-631-7617

Kipp Gallagher
Re-Engagement Manager
206-631-7790

Michael Sita
Principal
206-631-7750

Marleyne Hernandez
Office Assistant
206-631-7750

Deborah Melchior
Registrar
206-631-7750

Frank Cantwell
Administrator
206-631-7630

Sharon Cawsey
Registrar
206-631-7774

Eliana Rosas
Case Manager
206-765-8739

Brandie Hicks
Special Education Teacher
206-631-7750

Erin Taylor
Special Education Teacher
206-631-7617

John Mallory
Teacher
206-631-7617

Scott Morrison
Teacher
206-631-7617

Susanne Rankin
Teacher
206-631-7771

Katy Stone
Teacher
206-631-7781

Taylor Gonzalez
Paraeducator
206-631-7750