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440 South 186th Street Burien, WA 98148

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Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Highline Virtual Academy
11249 14th Avenue South

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Counseling Center

Mission Statement 
At Highline Virtual Academy, we support student academic, personal, and social development through advocacy, collaboration, and evidence based interventions.  

In teaming with students, families, and the community at large, we strive to grow empowered voices, forward thinkers, stewards of compassion, and young leaders within our community – ready for today, prepared for tomorrow, and excited about the future. 

Vision Statement
The school counseling program at HVA is dedicated to helping all students discover who they are, where they wish to go, and most importantly, how to get there. 

Keishanna Russell, Counselor


As the HVA school counselor, I wanted to take a moment to say students are not alone on this journey. My role is to provide students with support, guidance, and a safe space to explore their potential and aspirations. I recognize that every student is unique and celebrate their individuality. Our school is a diverse community, and I value and respect the perspectives and backgrounds of every student. I am dedicated to promoting equity, ensuring that all students have access to opportunities and resources they need and desire. Middle and high school are times of self-discovery and growth. I encourage students to explore their interests, passions, and goals and feel empowered to make choices about their education and future. Let's embark on this journey together.