Wednesday, Nov. 6
Raisbeck Aviation High School
Located just south of Seattle in Tukwila, WA, Raisbeck Aviation High School is a small public school in the Highline School District. RAHS was founded in 2003 to be the premier public high school of choice for students in King County and the region who wish to pursue their passion for aviation and aerospace in a STEM learning environment that prepares them for higher education, citizenship, and the career of their choice.
Through a unique partnership between school staff and parents, local industry, universities and community mentors, Raisbeck Aviation has grown into a highly regarded STEM, college-prep school, serving approximately 400 students in grades 9 through 12.
Students are immersed in a college and career focused program of work through highly rigorous project based learning with the opportunity to present to industry partners on a regular basis. Application of work has taken students to such diverse opportunities as Robotics Worlds in Houston, International Space Settlement Design competition in Florida and the National Green Energy competition in Dallas.
Currently ranked as the number 3 school in the state and 126th in the USA, RAHS has consistently been recognized as Gold Level by US News and World Report. Students are consistently supported by a staff who bring strong CTE backgrounds and a passion for developing the next industry leaders and they go on to study at a variety of universities throughout the United States and internationally.