Highlands Middle School


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 Welcome to

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

  • Volunteer Consent Forms – Now On-Line

    Volunteer Consent Form.PDF...

  • Before & After School Care @ East,North,West & HL

    Northview is partnering with the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids to provide expanded childcare offerings for our families.  BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL programs take place directly in our schools (East Oakview, North Oakview, West Oakview, Highlands Middle...

  • New: RESIDENT Bus Registration for 2017-18

    NORTHVIEW RESIDENTS: You MUST Sign Up your Child for School Busing for 2017-18 If you are a Northview resident and want your child transported by the Northview Transportation Department for the upcoming school year, you must register using our new on...


    Please see the attached lists for School Supplies for the 2017-2018 School Year. You should be receiving your Welcome Letters in the mail shortly. Have a great Summer!   HL5&6GRADESCHOOLSUPPLIES.PDF  ...

  • New Students to Highlands Orientation

    Enjoy the Summer!  School will start on Monday, August 28th, 2017. Students New to Northview – Orientation will be on Monday, August 21st, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. for testing, followed by an 11:00 a.m. tour and luncheon. New to ...

Upcoming Events

Nothing from September 19, 2017 to October 19, 2017.