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 to enroll for the next school year, children must turn 3 or 4 by August 31, 2021.
Please see information below regarding applications 2021-22 school year.
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.
Highline's PreK & Elementary Success team hosts professional learning events for the early learning network (Early Learning PLN). Anyone in the Highline service area who provides an early learning experience for children in settings such as preschool (district and community), childcare centers, in-home care, or Play & Learn are welcome to join us. Check out the Early Learning Professional Learning webpage to learn more about this opportunity and how to connect with us.
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, and collaborating around kindergarten transitions.
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.