Highlands Middle School


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 Welcome to

Northview Highlands Middle School


Preparing Students For Life’s Next Step

Northview Highlands Middle School is a Grades 5 and 6 learning community for where students flourish academically, emotionally and socially in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Staff members recognize that during the middle years of school, students have unique developmental needs for independence, mastery and belonging.  Highlands utilizes a unique interdisciplinary team model along with programs and activities that encourage students to discover their full potential.  The school offers a comprehensive academic curriculum supported by classroom extensions including field trips, assemblies, technology labs, library, fine arts, and physical education programs.

Mr. Jamey Vermaat, Principal   |  Michelle Bakos, Building Administrative Assistant Office Hours:   8 a.m. – 4 p.m.    School Hours:  8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.    Lunch Hours:  11:10-11:45;  11:45-12:20;  12:20-12:55



Building News

  • Conferences Rescheduled

    Conferences will be rescheduled for Wednesday, March 14, 2018 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. If you already had an appointment set up for last week than you will retain that time, if you still need to make an appointment please contact the school at 616...

  • Conferences – Tuesday, March 6th & Wednesday, March 7th

    It’s time for Spring Conferences!  Please contact Highlands’ office at (616) 361-3440 to schedule an appointment. Conferences will be held from 5:00 – 8:oo p.m.    ...

  • Friday, February 16th & Monday, February 19th

    Friday, February 16th is a half day at Highlands Middle School.  Students will be dismissed at 11:45 a.m. Monday, February 19th there is No School.  ...

  • PTC Fundraiser – Fred’s Pizza – Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

    Highlands’ PTC is having a restaurant day/night on Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.   Don’t forget to mention Highlands Middle School so that a portion of your proceeds will go to Highlands. So visit Fred&#...

  • Talent Show – Friday, January 26th, 2017

    Highlands’ Talent Show will be held on Friday, January 26th, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at “The Max”. Feel free to join us and watch some of our awesome, talented students perform!    ...

Upcoming Events

March 30, 2018