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Parents talk with a Des Moines Teacher

Want to get the most out of your student conference? Here are seven questions to ask during your conference. Use these questions to build a stronger partnership with your student’s teacher and school.

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Ready for your review! You are invited to dig deep into data and track our progress using an interactive annual report.
 

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Shelter during severe weather available at Highline United Methodist Church.

Weather snow

From time to time during the winter months, the weather may force a change in the normal school schedule. We want you to be prepared and know where to get information.

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We refinanced bonds sold in 2009, saving taxpayers $1.2 million in repayment costs. The savings will lower the amount of money that will be collected from taxpayers to pay off previously issued bonds. 

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Our graduation rate is up for the sixth year in a row! The class of 2019 graduated at 83.3%, an increase of more than two points over last year and more than 20 points since 2013. 

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Highline Public Schools extended the lottery deadline to November 4 for residents to land a seat on the community-led Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC). Help prioritize schools Highline builds in the future!

Our Mission

Educate every student and expect excellence with students and staff learning and growing together.

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