2018-19 Performance Report

Students in classroom

School Information

Grades served in 2018-19

K-6

Facility

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Highlights & Plans

Highlights for 2018-19

  • Strengthened school and family relationships through parent-teacher team meetings. Families looked at data with teachers, learned about strategies to use at home with their children, and set achievable goals for their learning.
  • Professional learning focused on close reading of complex text and using learning targets and success criteria across all content.
  • Continued to implement RULER to enhance our Positive Behavior and Intervention Supports (PBIS). Held meta-moment March to focus on and celebrate students’ abilities to solve conflict positively and manage emotions.
  • Used student survey data to continually improve school climate and understand students’ perspectives.
  • Students in all grades utilized the online learning program iReady in math and reading.
  • Students benefited from many before and after school enrichment experiences offered by staff and community partners including Techbridge Girls, Afterschool Physical Education, Big Hero Club, and iReady after school programs.
  • Supported emerging language learners by providing small group instruction and support in classrooms.
  • Held monthly assemblies to recognize and celebrate students and classes with outstanding and improved attendance, and outstanding and improved citizenship.

Plans for 2019-20

  • Implement new math curriculum K-5 with a focus on student discussion and math vocabulary.
  • Provide small group instruction and in-class support to English Language Learners.
  • Engage families through parent-teacher team meetings two to three times per year. At parent-teacher team meetings families learn about student performance and growth, and hear about strategies to use at home and create achievable goals to support their child’s learning.
  • Continue to implement the RULER approach focusing on problem solving with peers, and helping students to continue developing skills around identifying and regulating emotions.
  • Create a family and community room for families to build relationships with each other, and work together with staff.
  • Teachers will continue to work collaboratively to engage in conversations around student learning and improve instruction.
  • Promote a culture of excellent school attendance by working alongside families to understand the importance of being on time and ready to learn each day.
  • Continue work around Standards-based Instruction focusing on math, learning targets, success criteria and feedback to students to ensure equitable access to all students.

Invitation to Participate

At Highline Public Schools, one of our four pillars in the district's strategic plan is parent and family engagement. In order to reach our strategic plan goals we will form partnerships with parents and families. Families and community members are encouraged to participate in school activities and in educating students in school, at home and in the community.

District Funds

HOW HIGHLINE DISTRICT DOLLARS ARE INVESTED (%)

Area

Percentage

Teaching & 
Learning

73.6%

Support
Services

14.1%

Central Admin

6.4%

Principal’s 
Office

5.9%

Source: Actual 2018-19 expenditures as of August 2019.