School Profile

School Information

  • Address: 30611 16th Ave S
    Federal Way, WA 98003
    Phone: 253-945-5400
    Fax: 253-945-5454
    Principal: Dr. Matt Oberst
    Assistant Principal: Lynn Herink
    Assistant Principal:Alicia Holtzclaw
    Assistant Principal: Khaleelah Rahsaan
    Counseling: 253-945-5407/5408
    Grades: 9-12
    Year School was Built: 1938/remodeled 2018

School Mission Statement

  • We will increase our on-time graduation rate, improve college and career readiness, and provide a safe, supportive, and equitable learning environment for all scholars.

Our School Goals

  • Our school goals aligned with the district strategic plan:

    Goal 2- Whole Child: Thriving, Confident, Responsible Individuals
      Pride Points
      AVID National Demonstration School and AVID National School of Distinction

      97% participation in Student Led Conference, ensuring nearly every scholar and family is able to meet with teachers to discuss progress and set goals

      Area of Focus
      Continue to focus upon positive behavior and support (PBIS) in order to support a safe and welcoming environment for all scholars. Our school expectations     
      are Respectful, Engaged, Postive (REP Fed)!

    Goal 4- Content-Area Competence: Mastery of All Subjects
      Pride Points
      Our graduation rates have increased significantly over the last three years. Our current graduation rate is 87% in 2018.

      We continue to support multiple pathways and increased opportunies for students to earn credit.

      77% of our students completed a dual credit course in 2018

      Area of Focus
      We are focused on providing scholars with feedback on their learning throughout all courses in order to challenge each scholar and meet the needs of all
      learners for the 2019-20 school year.

Community Involvement

  • Federal Way High School is always seeking parents to join and/or support PTSA, the Booster Club, become a mentor in Communities In Schools, and volunteer. We would like to partner with our parents to better support our scholars’ success. For more information, please call the Federal Way High School main office.

School Improvement Plan and Score Card



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  • Updated: 10/28/2019