The application window for the 2023-24 school year closed January 31, 2023 at 11:00 p.m. Learn more about the lottery process on our admissions page.
The following schools of choice will open applications for waitlist purposes following Spring Break.
- Big Picture Schools (6-12)
- CHOICE Academy (6-12)
- Maritime High School (9-10)
- Highline Virtual Academy (6-12)
- Highline Virtual Elementary (K-5)
The application window is open from October through January for the upcoming school year. Our application reopens after spring break each year for enrollment through a waitlist if space is available.
Join the Waitlist Waitlist opens after Spring Break for the 2023-34 school year. The waitlist is open for the current school year.
During our application down time, you can submit an interest form. We will reach out to you with information when our application reopens.
Who Can Apply?
Applications are open to incoming 9th and10th-grade students. (Serves 9-12)
Maritime High School is open to any student who is interested in Maritime studies, whether they live in Highline Public Schools boundaries or not. We take students from anywhere in the region. King County Metro provides ORCA cards for any Highline Public Schools. Fifty-one percent of seats are reserved for students who live within the boundaries of Highline Public Schools.
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Openings Available for 2022-2023 School Year
2023-24 Application Timeline
- October 4: Application opened
- January 31: Application closed
- February 1: Schools begin reviewing applications
- March 1: Lottery
- March 3: Lottery results posted online
- April 10: Waitlists and applications reopen for Big Picture, CHOICE, HVA, Virtual Elementary, Maritime and WELS.
- April 1: Final student date to confirm acceptance
- Applications/waitlists remain open for Big Picture, CHOICE, HVA, Virtual Elementary, Maritime.