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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   |  Michelle Walsh, Building Administrative Assistant
Office Hours:   7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.    School Hours:  8:14 a.m. – 3:16 p.m.
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

  • Water Safety/Quality @ Northview

    Safety at Northview Safety is always a top priority at Northview Public Schools.  Recent media reports have  detailed ground water contamination in Plainfield Township.  Northview Public Schools is located in Plainfield Township. In response to th...

  • Family Survey – Please Complete

    If you have a student attending Northview Public Schools, please take a moment to complete the survey below.  Our combination of rigorous academic standards, an excellent staff AND community/family involvement is our proven recipe for success.    ...

  • Halloween Party Times

    Halloween Party Times 2017...


    Come shop the book fair! Book Fair hours: Open during conferences Tuesday, October 17th, 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm & Thursday, October 19,  4:30 pm – 7:00 pm. Students will preview and have the opportunity to shop during their normal li...

Upcoming Events

October 20, 2017
October 23, 2017
  • Plainfield Fire Department Visit to 3rd Grade

    October 23, 2017 @ 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

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  • Board of Education Work Session @ Adm Bldg

    October 23, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Northview Administration Bldg 4365 Hunsberger NE Grand Rapids, MI 49525

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