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Mission

MISSION:  To prepare all students for college, career and citizenship through a personalized, rigorous and relevant learning experience that is facilitated in the context of aviation and aerospace.


Principal

From the desk of Principal/CEO, Bruce Kelly—

My appointment as the Principal to Raisbeck Aviation High School is a professional honor. After serving for three years as the Assistant Principal, I am thrilled to build upon the legacy championed by our own amazing visionary, Ms. Reba Gilman.

With any leadership transition, change is inevitable. However, my commitment to each stakeholder is to carry the torch of our mission and guiding principles forward. RAHS remains focused on addressing the critical gaps in the aerospace workforce and being responsive to industry needs.

Keeping our distinction as a Lighthouse model of STEM excellence and building upon the vibrant partnership with The Museum of Flight is important. With that backdrop, I think it is helpful to briefly touch on the next school initiative, replication. Simply put, replication means RAHS is positioned to export our signature programs or the entire school model across the region, state, and nation. It is noted that we began last year by exporting elements of our career readiness program to the Highline School District. That’s a great start. Looking ahead, I see remarkable opportunities tied to our model of Project Based Learning and showcasing our school-museum partnership. I think you would agree that replication represents a very robust initiative.

RAHS shines as a remarkable institution for teaching and learning. On any given day, our students, staff, industry and community supporters, PTSA, and alumni create a culture that was best described by Dr. James Raisbeck. After a recent visit, he quipped, “RAHS is a continual pep rally of learning.” I now consider his phrase as my second favorite motto—just below “The Sky is Not the Limit!”

This fall, RAHS celebrates the 10th anniversary of sharing that motto—hooray for us! In that same vein, I have the personal privilege and professional honor to lead and extend our legacy. I am excited to launch the next decade with you and want to thank you in advance for cheering me on.

My best,

Bruce Kelly

About Us

Raisbeck Aviation High School
9229 East Marginal Way South
Tukwila, WA  98108
 
Phone
206-631-7200
 
Attendance
206-631-7217
 
Admissions
206-631-7218

Principal

Office Manager
 
School Hours
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
 
Early Release Days
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Office Hours
7:30 a.m. - 4:30p.m.
 
Fax
206-631-7299

News

  • Celebrating African American History Month

    In February, we reflect on the significant role African Americans have played in U.S. history through African American History Month. Students across the district are participating in events, projects, and classroom lessons all month long.

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  • Citizens Committee Reviews Condition of Highline Schools

    The Highline Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC) got a look at the condition of all district facilities this month. Synopsis and audio recordings of the January meetings now online

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  • Check Out Interactive Annual Report

    Check out our online, interactive Annual Report to the Community that puts a sharper focus on student progress. The new online tool gives our community the opportunity to dig deeper into the data and includes videos that tell the stories behind numbers.

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  • Foundation Offers $118K in Scholarships to Seniors

    Seniors, now is the time to apply for a Highline Schools Foundation scholarship. This year, the Foundation is offering $118,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors. That's more scholarship opportunities than ever before. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 18.

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  • Paving a Path for the Future

    We believe in real-world education. Since last year, more than 900 students in Highline have participated in internships. Students work side-by-side working professionals to learn first-hand what it takes to build a career in a wide range of fields.

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