Highlands Middle School

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School Hours: (M,T,Th,F) 8:20 AM – 3:25 PM (Wed) 9:20 AM – 3:25 PM  || Office Hours: 8 AM – 4 PM

 Welcome to

Northview 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   |  Karlie Rittenhouse – Building Administrative Assistant

Building News

  • KDL Summer Wonder

      Kent District Library is hosting a summer reading and learning event. Watch the video above and visit kdl.org/summer for more information!...

  • KDL Teen Poetry Contest & Slam


  • Kent District Library Study Sessions

    Kent District Library is opening study sessions on Wednesdays from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. They are providing a great workspace and internet for students who want to come in to do homework and study. They are even providing a snack. It is open to......

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