Highline Public Schools (HPS) offers a variety of high quality, early learning opportunities for children who reside in the Highline community. In order to be eligible for preschool, children must turn 3 or 4 by August 31, 2020.
Applications for our preschool programs: ECEAP, Community Peer, and Montessori, are now available! Please see PreK Program Information below for details.
Due to COVID-19, HPS staff have limited working hours onsite, however families can reach staff by phone or email Monday-Friday.
Highline Public Schools recognizes the importance of early learning in the success of all students and continues to expand the opportunities available to families of children birth-5 years.
Our programs reflect the diverse community Highline serves by providing high quality, equitable early learning experiences designed to support kindergarten readiness.
The organizations below (both preschool and childcare) have committed to partnerships with Highline. Their efforts include participating in shared professional learning, using aligned district resources, shared recruitment efforts, and collaboration around kindergarten transitions.
The following are Early Learning Programs in the Highline Community who have a developing partnership with Highline Public Schools:
City of Normandy Park Preschool
Just Like Home Childcare
Family Home Childcare
City of SeaTac Preschool
Once Upon a Time Childcare
Atonement Lutheran Preschool
If you have concerns about your preschooler's development, we offer monthly screenings. Parents are encouraged to take advantage of this free service.
Check out the Kindergarten Readiness Guidelines that highlights skills to support success in kindergarten and beyond.