Highlands Middle School

Highlands new front entrance after the Bond of 2020

 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.

Principal – Mr. Jamey Vermaat

Administrative Assistant – Christiana Gallapoo

Building News

  • School Supplies for 2023-24

    Please see this PDF for 5th and 6th grade recommended school supplies for the 2023-2024 school year. Please see this PDF for Field School (5th and 6th grade) recommended school supplies for the 2023-2024 school year....

  • KDL Teen Crew for Grades 6-12

    The KDL Summer Wonder Teen Crew program is a fantastic way for high schoolers to get service hours, and for younger teens to learn the basics of interactive volunteer work. Program goals include developing a lifelong commitment to giving back (philan...

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