Career Link High School is located in Seattle, WA and is one of 20 high schools in Highline School District. It is a alt. school that serves 161 students in grades 9-12.
Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems.
Career Link High School made AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Washington in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Career Link High School's test results to learn more about school performance.more
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Career Link High School had 10% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Washington had 40% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Highline School District spends $10,243 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 60% on instruction, 36% on support services, 4% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Highline School District District
About the HSPE
What is it?
The High School Proficiency Exam (HSPE) is an annual test used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards contained in the Essential Academic Learning Requirements (EALRs).
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students in grades 10 are assessed in math, reading, science and writing.
How is it Scored?
A student's performance on the reading, math and science HSPE is reported using scale scores. Scale scores are three-digit numbers that are used to place the student into one of four levels: Advanced (Level 4), Proficient (Level 3), Basic (Level 2) and Below Basic (Level 1). The goal is for all students to meet or exceed standards (at or above Level 3).