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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   |  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

  • 4th Annual West Fest

    We are planning for our annual school carnival again! West Fest will be on February 7, 2018 from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm. If you (or someone you know) is a business owner, would you be interested in sponsoring the event? There are two levels......

  • PTO Fundraiser

    Five Below Fundraiser...

  • December Social Work Happenings

    SW Happenings December...

  • Holiday Concerts

    The holidays and winter have arrived, and with that comes a month of great seasonal music and performances. Here is a list of all of the concerts and performances taking place this December in Northview. Come out and support the students. All concert...

Upcoming Events

December 19, 2018
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