Raisbeck Aviation High School , part of the Highline School District, is located in Tukwila, Washington. The school is an aviation- and aerospace-themed STEM school and one of the Highline School District's small schools. It is focused on preparing students for college, careers and citizenship. The school serves about 400 students in grades 9-12 from around Puget Sound. Until 2013 it was known as Aviation High School. It is located adjacent to the Museum of Flight's airplane static outdoor exhibit near King County International Airport.AcademicsThe school’s approach to learning project-based with an additional emphasis on the students presenting and defending their learning in front of industry experts. Each student is paired with a mentor from one of the school’s industry partners who is assigned to the student in Grade 9 or 10 and continues with them through graduation. The mentor advises the students on course and career paths and assists with selection of internships where students work in local industry before graduation. To assist with guidance of the various programs, RAHS has both a Board of Governors and a 5-person Advisory Council with representatives from local industry, businesses, and the county.ProgramsRAHS offers a full spectrum of academic programs in addition to specialty and programs unique to this school, including: Airline Career Experience Club Science Olympiad Speech and Debate Satellite Team Community Service: students are required to complete 10 hours of community service each year for a total of 40 hours. Acceptable services range from working at a local food bank to working as a Space Shuttle Trainer Tour Guide for Museum of Flight Mentor Program and Internships: with Industry Partners Museum of Flight’s ACE: an American Camp Association accredited day camp with an aviation and aerospace theme. Skunkworks Robotics: The RAHS robotics team is registered as Team 1983 Skunk Works with the FIRST Robotics Competition. Skunkworks styles itself as the school’s "football team", the premier competitive team of RAHS.
Aviation High School is the only public, college preparatory, aviation-themed high school in the Northwest. Check back regularly to view updates on the school, construction, and events. Thank you for your support!
THE SKY IS NOT THE LIMIT! 9229 E. Marginal Way South Tukwila, WA 98108 District: Highline Public Schools Phone: (206) 716-0006 Colors: Black, Red
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