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Welcome to

Northview West Oakview Elementary School


Preparing Students For Life’s Next Step


Northview West Oakview Elementary School is an established and collaborative community school for students from Early Childhood age through Grade 4 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  One of its greatest strengths is its welcoming, respectful, responsible, caring and safe learning environment for students.  West Oakview hosts the regional deaf and hard of hearing program for students under Grade 4.  The school offers a comprehensive academic curriculum supported by classroom extensions including field trips, assemblies, technology labs, library, fine arts, and physical education programs.  Parents/Guardians are an important part of the school family.


Mr. Dan Heitzman, Principal   |  Lana Christian, Building Administrative Assistant
Office Hours:   7:30 AM – 4 PM    School Hours:  8:14 AM – 3:16 PM
Lunch Hours:  11:40-12:03 (DK/K/3rd); 12:03-12:25 (1st/2nd/ 4th).
Recess:  12:03-12:25 (DK/K/3rd); 11:40-12:03 (1st/2nd/4th); 2:45-3:00 (DK/K); 1:55-2:10 (1st-4th)

Building News


    It’s a book drive! We are in need of CURRENT (1990 or newer) books for all ages for our Mobile library, Little Free Library and many other places. If you find yourself in need of a spring cleaning, we would be happy to take any......

  • WGVU Cool Teacher Award

    Cool Teacher Award Congratulations to our very own Kelly Duba! She was nominated by Zoe London for the Cool Teacher Award and won. WGVU made an appearance to West Oakview and was able to see Mrs. Duba in action. So, if you see Mrs. Duba......

  • West Fest Silent Auction

    West Fest Silent Auction If you won a silent auction activity, PLEASE send in your payment ASAP. Checks should be made payable to West Oakview. Teachers will not schedule activities until payment has been received....

  • Avengers Fundraiser

    Avengers Fundraiser...

Upcoming Events

Nothing from June 27, 2019 to July 27, 2019.