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Sylvester Middle School
16222 Sylvester Road SW Burien, WA 98166

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Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sylvester Middle School
16222 Sylvester Road SW Burien, WA 98166

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Neighborhood & Choice Schools

All neighborhood schools offer a variety of challenging coursework, taught by highly-skilled teachers, with electives to enhance the learning experience. We encourage you to get to know your high school—explore its website and all it has to offer.

highline High School 

You will attend Highline High School if your neighborhood elementary school was Gregory Heights based on Fall 2019 boundaries.

Address

225 S 152nd Street
Burien

Principal

Tremain Holloway
Clint Sallee

Office

206-631-6700

Mount Rainier High School

You will attend Mount Rainier High School if your neighborhood elementary school was North Hill or Marvista based on Fall 2019 boundaries.

Address

22450 19th Avenue South
Des Moines, WA 98198

Principal

Kyle Linman

Office

206-631-7000

Choice Schools

High school students have a lot of options when it comes to high schools. We encourage students and families to find the best fit.

The application window for the 2021-22 school year is January 1 to January 31, 2021. 

BIG PICTURE High School

Serving grades 6-12  — application required

Big Picture is focused on relationships, relevance and rigor. The educational program includes real-world learning, internships, individualized learning plans, a small-school setting with low staff-to-student ratios and a college-transition program.

CHOICE ACADEMY

Serving grades 6-12  — application required
CHOICE Academy provides a small, welcoming learning environment with rigorous and relevant curriculum in a family-style school setting. The school offers traditional instruction in the morning with opportunities for off-site, independently-developed electives in the afternoon.

International Baccalaureate (IB) 

Serving grades 9-12 — IB transfer request form required
IB is an internationally-recognized, college-prep program emphasizing the development of independent learners, critical thinkers, and strong writers with a global perspective. This program is located at Mount Rainier High School.

Maritime High School 

Serving 9th-grade in 2021-22 — application required
Maritime High School is a new small high school opening in September 2021.  The new school will connect students to project-based learning centered on the environment, marine science and maritime careers.

Raisbeck Aviation High School 

Serving grades 9-12  application required
RAHS offers a specialized, hands-on, project-based learning curriculum focused on aviation and aerospace related content. Students who are motivated to pursue a science, technology, engineering or math education and a career pathway related to aviation, aerospace and space exploration are ideal candidates.