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

  • 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  ...

  • Enjoy the Summer!

    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 ...

  • Student vs. Staff Basketball Game – Thursday, June 8th, 2017

    Our Annual Student vs. Staff Basketball Game will be held this Thursday, June 8th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. This is a fun, end of the year game for the students and staff.  We would love to see you there!      ...


    Looking for Volunteers for our Super Fun Day on Thursday, June 1st, 2017.  There will be plenty of fun for everyone, our incoming 5th graders are invited, there will be a Cake Decorating Contest, a Dunk Tank, Cake/Candy Walk, Popcorn, Pizza, Games, ...

Upcoming Events

Nothing from July 25, 2017 to August 25, 2017.