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

  • Michigan Parent Dashboard Arrives

    January 12, 2018 INTRODUCTION OF STATE OF MICHIGAN PARENT DASHBOARD On January 9, 2018, the Michigan Department of Education announced the unveiling of the Parent Dashboard for School Transparency. What is it?  It is an easy online tool developed wi...

  • Friday, January 19th, 2018

    Just a reminder that Friday, January 19th, 2018 is a half day of school for Highlands.  Students are dismissed at 11:45 a.m.    ...


    If you’re looking for ways to get involved at Highlands, please attend the PTC Meeting on Tuesday, January 9th at 6:00 p.m. in the I.M.C. The PTC will be sharing their ideas for this year and they are always looking for input from parents and.....

  • Choir Concert – Tuesday, Dec. 19th

    Come enjoy Highlands’ Choir Concert this evening at 7:30 p.m. at “The Max”, performing arts center at Northview High School.    ...

  • Water Safety @ Northview

    December 14, 2017 Good Afternoon, As the media continues to report on groundwater contamination in Plainfield Township, Northview continues to receive questions about the water in Northview schools.  Understandably,  it is a concern for all of us....

Upcoming Events

January 19, 2018
  • NO SCHOOL IN P.M. (ALL GRADES)(Staff Records P.M.)

    January 19, 2018

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