White Center Heights Elementary School Seattle, WA
What makes White Center Heights Elementary School Outstanding?
White Center Heights is located in the White Center area of West Seattle and is part of Highline Public Schools. It is Pre- Kindergarten to Grade 6 Title 1 school that offers Spanish and Vietnamese dual language programs. They provide free breakfast and free lunch for every single one of their students. Their mission is to prepare all of their students to be successful at middle school and beyond on their path to career and college. To do this, they work with their families and the White Center community to provide support to their students. They have won the Washington State Academic Achievement award for growth in literacy and math for the last four years. White Center Heights corporate TutorMate partners include Expedia and comScore.
Part of what made White Center Heights School of the year was the high percentage of the call success rates! One classroom had a productive rate of 89.6%! This shows that teachers are engaged with the program and the students are extremely consistent with the Student Greeter process to answer tutor calls.Another characteristic that set White Center Heights apart from the crowd was teacher responsiveness to the tutors. They messaged tutors regularly about student progress and as a result developed supportive relationships focusing on the needs of the child. One teacher averaged 14 emails per child.
Hispanic / Latino of any race(s) :27.%2 Asian: 26.9% African American: 27.8% Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander: 2.0% White: 9.3% Two or More Races: 2.7% American Indian or Alaska Native: 1.4%
"Jaquelynn has improved and now likes to read which makes my day." - Sumaya Abdurrezak, Expedia
"Petra did really well. I think she really likes stories and felt most comfortable when we read the words together. We tried some word associations and I was impressed with her willingness to try the words. Looking forward to working with her more." - Robin Muller, comScore
"Jemma has progressed quite a bit! It’s fun to see her learning new words and remembering them in future stories." - Davis Moon, Expedia "Eli asked for help with a difficult word and I am happy he felt comfortable asking me for help sounding out the word." - Meg Rodriques, comScore
White Center Heights has an outstanding teacher! Click here to learn about Mrs. Melton!