Truman School Profile

School Information

  • Address: 31455 28th Ave S

                  Federal Way, WA 98003

    Phone: 253.945.5800


    Fax: 253.945.5858

    Principal: Caitlin Boline

    Assistant Principal: Aaron Bellessa

    Counselors: Melissa Pederson & Dr. Marla Stewart

    Grades: 9-12

    Year School was Built: 1996

School Mission Statement

  • Career Academy's mission statement is to empower lifelong learners that invent and create the future through a blended, collaborative learning model highlighted by autonomy, self-direction, and student mastery.

Our School Goals

  • Our school goals align with the district strategic plan:

    Goal 2- Whole Child: Thriving, Confident, Responsible Individuals

    Pride Points

    • All scholars have the option and resources to do an internship that will support college and career readiness goals
    • Advisory and community building activities twice a day to support positive behavior and build community

    Area of Focus

    • Impoving upon our school-wide PBIS systems to provide additional systems (Tier 2) and differentation to support positive behaviors

    Goal 4- Content-Area Competence: Mastery of All Subjects

    Pride Points

    • Big Picture Learning site focused on competency based education
    • Competencies earned through Personal Projects and Internships

    Area of Focus

    • Increasing the rigor and robustness of student projects in order to demonstrate competencies and support career readiness

Community Involvement

  • Check out the ways you can support Career Academy students on our website.

School Improvement Plan and Score Cards


School Data

  • You can find data for all schools on Washington’s Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction’s website including scholar demographics, teacher information, free and reduced lunch rate, school funding and financial resources, and assessment data at

    Also, check out the FWPS Data Dashboard on our website: and click on the “Data Dashboard” icon at the top of the page.

  • Updated: 10/30/2019