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Why Highlands?

Highlands School is a preschool through 8th grade school — intentionally.

Our student-centered academic environment motivates students to take ownership of their learning from early childhood and beyond. Our educational approach creates a supportive and nurturing environment that encourages students to take risks in pursuit of greater understanding while also preserving the innocence of childhood.

At  Highlands we believe in allowing "kids to be kids" and the importance of age-appropriate activities.  

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Highlands means safety, warmth, and caring. We feel secure that our children are being encouraged to grow, learn, and try their hardest with a safety...

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Our daughter is thriving at Highlands. She has been since the Family Center days. We have entrusted the most precious thing in our lives to Highlands, and...

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Highlands has been a great fit for our daughter -- both academically and socially. The school’s values regarding educating the whole child align with...

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One of the most important lessons I learned while at Highlands was to stop apologizing for taking up space. As a young woman, this lesson...

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Portrait of a Graduate

Have you ever wondered what makes a Highlands Student stand out from the pack? There are four qualities that our graduates carry with them throughout the rest of their lives.

 

The Highlands Way

"The Highlands Way" is an integral part of everyday life in the Highlands School community.

The Highlands Difference

At Highlands School, we hold our students, faculty, and staff to a higher degree of...

Professional Excellence

The Highlands community is what makes our school so special. The students, faculty, administration, parents, and trustees all give generously of their time and talents to make Highlands a caring community for academic excellence, but none more so than our faculty and staff.

The Case for the Preschool through 8th Grade Model

Our student-centered academic environment motivates students to take ownership of their learning from early childhood and beyond. Our educational approach creates a supportive and nurturing environment that encourages students to take risks in pursuit of greater understanding while also preserving the innocence of childhood. At  Highlands we believe in allowing "kids to be kids" and the importance of age-appropriate activities.