Highline Big Picture

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Big Picture High School
440 S 186th
Burien, Washington

Type Big Picture High School
Motto One student at a time
Established 2005
Principal Mr. Jefferson Petty
Enrollment Current 120
Color(s) Black, Purple, Silver

Highline Big Picture is a small school in the Highline School District in SeaTac, Washington, that is part of a network of Big Picture schools all over the United States. The school opened 2005 with 2009 being the first year with a graduating class. At Highline Big Picture the 9th graders are called 101's, 10th graders 201's, 11th graders 301's and 12th graders 401's. Highline Big Picture, as part of the Big Picture Network, practices Learning Through Internships or LTI. On Tuesdays and Thursdays students go to internships in their field of interest. The school currently consists of 120 students. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays students attend one class a day which contains, at most, 17 students. These classes are called an advisory.

Middle School[edit]

Starting the 2011/2012 school year, Highline Big Picture also hosts a middle school. The school currently only teaches 7th grade but for the 2012/2013 school year will have 8th graders. The middle school currently has 40 students.


Coordinates: 47°26′13″N 122°19′41″W / 47.43694°N 122.32806°W / 47.43694; -122.32806