Family before school
Derr handing diploma to girl
Teacher talks with student
Students arrive at HTS

Welcome to Holland Heights

Enrollment is Open for 2023-2024 School Year!

Visit us on Monday, February 13, 5-7pm

Discover why Holland Public Schools is right for you and your family.

Kids and the outdoors naturally go together. Come discover what Nature-based Education in partnership with the Outdoor Discovery Center can look like for your family! 


What's Happening at Heights:

Student Artwork to be Featured at Region 9 Art Show

Congratulations to the following students whose artwork will be featured in the Region 9 Art Show (February 1-22) 

  • Clara Ward | 5th Grade Holland Heights - Mr McKay
  • Amy Peng | 5th Grade Holland Heights - Mr McKay
  • Kooper Schipper | 5th Grade West Elementary - Mrs Hilderbrand
  • Will Rund | 5th Grade West Elementary - Mrs Hilderbrand
  • Asia Kaseumsouk | 2nd Grade West Elementary - Mrs Deenik


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Immediate Pre-K Opening at HPS Great Start Readiness Program

GSRP is FREE for families who qualify. We have immediate Openings at

  • Jefferson Pre-K
  • West Pre-K
  • Natured-based Holland Heights Pre-K

Full-day classes are offered Monday through Thursday at each of HPS' K-5 buildings with a variety of family needs in mind.  GSRP is a state-funded preschool program serving children who turned 4 by December 1, 2022.

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MLK Day Community Celebration

Monday, January 16 at the Holland Civic Center

"Why We Can't Wait!"

  • Doors open at 11am
  • Community Celebration 11:45am-12:45pm
  • Essays and Artwork of HPS students will be featured

Thank you: City of Holland, Community Foundation Holland/Zeeland Area, Gentext Corporation, and I Am Academy

TRAILS begins in January 2023

TRAILS will help students to see someone else's perspective, to foster compromise, to treat others kindly, and to have empathy and understanding.

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Back to School in 2023

We're excited to be back in school tomorrow (Thursday, January 5) for the first time in 2023.

HPS is Closely Watching Flu-related Absences

We have been monitoring student attendance in our buildings over the past few days and have noticed an increase in absences due to influenza.  At this time, we have no plans to close buildings but wanted to take this time to remind you of some precautionary measures we can take as a community to reduce the spread of illnesses.  

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200 Books Delivered to Holland Heights

Every student at Holland Heights will get a free copy of When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree thanks to a generous donation from Two Men and a Truck!

Reminder about REMIND

REMIND is the best way to get “Snow Day” announcements from HPS.

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Holland Heights November Newsletter

Here's what you need to know about what's happeing at Holland Heights in November!

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School Election Day is Tuesday, November 8

On the ballot in the City of Holland: 19.5-Mill Non-Homestead Millage Proposal

  • Supports Daily Operating Budget
  • Does Not Apply to Primary Residences
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Flu Season: Watch for Symptoms | Get Tested

HPS to Provide Free COVID Home Test Kits to Families and Staff.

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Holland Heights October Newsletter

A Note from Principal Derr!

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Heights Calendar

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Upcoming Events

Holland Heights Elementary
856 East 12th Street
Holland, MI 49423
Phone: 616-494-2750
Fax: 616-393-7566

Staff & Teachers

School Times:

  • Full Day | 8:30* - 3:36
  • Half Day | 8:30* - 11:35

*Please do not arrive at school earlier than 8:15

Heights Office Hours:

  • 8:10am- 4:15pm | M-F (August-June)

Holland Heights Media Center

We are Here For You and your student. 

Click here for mental health resources.

Volunteer at Heights:

We love when parents or guardians get involved. Make sure to fill out the district volunteer form (once each school year) and return it to the office.