Why Highline

Highline-062 Highline Academy is proud to be 1 of 9 middle schools in all of DPS to have earned an "A" designation on Colorado School Grades! Way to go middle school team!

Click here for PBS Super School News Check out the middle school article in 5280 Magazine http://www.5280.com/magazine/2012/08/stuck-middle Why Highline Academy? 
  • Named one of the 25 Distinguished schools in DPS
  • Named one of Metro Denver's top middle schools by 5280 Magazine 2012
  • Named one of Metro Denver's top elementary schools by 5280 Magazine 2010
  • Recipient of  Governors Distinguished Improvement award for outstanding academic performance three years in a row
  • Received an A from Colorado School Grades
  • Emphasis on inclusive excellence, creating academic, personal and civic excellence for all students
  • Rigorous, content-rich, academically challenging liberal arts curriculum
  • Successful Core Knowledge program, featuring a sequential and integrated approach to learning
  • Fluid Performance Grouping in math and literacy in elementary school, and math & language arts in middle school, allowing all students to receive instruction appropriate to their current performance
  • Outperform district and state in reading, writing, math at all grade levels on TCAP
  • Highly qualified faculty with a 90% retention rate
  •  A diverse community succeeding academically in a small, safe environment
  • Character development, respect for diversity and a sense of responsibility toward community
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