Highline Virtual Academy
615 S 200th St Des Moines, WA 98198

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School Mission

The Highline Virtual Academy is a flexible learning model that provides opportunities for self-paced learningInstruction is centered around rigorous learning and high expectations implementing a guaranteed and viable curriculum, including academic and social emotional skills.

Our community is focused on building relationships with students and families  with face-to-face experiences to engage students in social emotional support. We are committed to delivering on our Highline Promise to know all students by name, strength and need. This includes academic and social emotional skills.


About

The Highline Virtual Academy will be the only all-remote option for students in grades 6-12 in the 2021-22 school year and moving forward. Highline Virtual Academy is launching Fall 2021--we invite you to apply through SchoolMint

Self-paced Independent Learning 

Students who thrive in independent, online learning are good candidates for Highline Virtual Academy. Flexibility and self-pacing are two important components of the academy’s learning model. Students will experience learning aligned with state standards across all middle and high school content areas on an online learning platform. Students will select courses and earn credit through Edgenuity. 

Special education and English language learning services are available. Students can also enroll in Running Start and Puget Sound Skills Center (PSSC) programming. Students will be provided with a free district-issued laptop. 

Social Emotional Learning and School Culture 

The staff at HVA will provide face-to-face experiences in an online environment and build relationships with students and families to deliver on our promise to know every student by name, strength and need. 

Students can participate in athletics and some activities at their neighborhood school.