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

  • Deadline for Free and Reduced Meal Benefits

    HAVE YOU APPLIED FOR FREE AND REDUCED MEAL BENEFITS YET?  If you have never applied before it is easy to do and you can apply at any time during the year. Students that were on the program last year are given the same meal benefit for up to 30.....

  • 2018 – 2019 School Year

    Attached please find the School Supply Lists for 5th and 6th graders and the Camp Information and Permission Slip. School Resumes on August 27th, 2018 Have a Wonderful Summer! HLSchoolSupplies2018-19.PDF HLCampPermission2018-19PDF  ...

  • New to District 2018-2019


  • Have a Great Summer

    Have a Great Summer! School Resumes on Monday, August 27th, 2018  ...

  • Thursday, June 7th and Friday, June 8th, 2018

    Highlands has half days on Thursday, June 7th and Friday June 8th, 2018 Dismissal is at 11:45 a.m. both days. Have a great summer!  ...

Upcoming Events

Nothing from July 20, 2018 to August 20, 2018.