Chinook Middle School
18650 42nd Avenue South SeaTac, WA 98188

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Chinook Middle School
18650 42nd Avenue South SeaTac, WA 98188

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Neighborhood & Choice Schools

All neighborhood schools offer a variety of challenging coursework, taught by highly-skilled teachers, with electives to enhance the learning experience. We encourage you to get to know your high school—explore its website and all it has to offer.

Tyee High School 

You will attend Tyee High School if your neighborhood elementary school was McMicken Heights, Bow Lake or Madrona based on Fall 2019 boundaries.


4424 South 188th St.
SeaTac, WA 98188 


Karin Jones



Choice Schools

High school students have a lot of options when it comes to high schools. We encourage students and families to find the best fit.

The application window for the 2023-24 school year ends January 31, 2022. 


Serving grades 6-12  — application required

Big Picture is focused on relationships, relevance and rigor. The educational program includes real-world learning, internships, individualized learning plans, a small-school setting with low staff-to-student ratios and a college-transition program.


Serving grades 6-12  — application required

CHOICE offers an extended learning experience through middle and high school years characterized by academic achievement, powerful instruction, student growth and social development. Students can participate in college level coursework, Running Start and PSSC. Our environment is safe, supportive, and focused on educating and preparing students for college and career.

Highline Virtual Academy

Serving grades 6-12  — application required
Highline Virtual Academy is an all remote school. Students who thrive in independent, online learning are good candidates. Staff build relationships and engage students in social-emotional support with students with one-on-one experiences.

International Baccalaureate (IB) 

Serving grades 9-12 — IB transfer request form required
IB is an internationally-recognized, college-prep program emphasizing the development of independent learners, critical thinkers, and strong writers with a global perspective. This program is located at Mount Rainier High School.

Maritime High School 

Serving 9th-grade in 2021-22 — application required
Maritime High School is a new small high school opening in September 2021.  The new school will connect students to project-based learning centered on the environment, marine science and maritime careers.

Raisbeck Aviation High School 

Serving grades 9-12  application required
RAHS offers a specialized, hands-on, project-based learning curriculum focused on aviation and aerospace related content. Students who are motivated to pursue a science, technology, engineering or math education and a career pathway related to aviation, aerospace and space exploration are ideal candidates.