Northwest Heights Elementary

Welcome to Northwest Heights Elementary

Welcome to NWH!

Northwest Heights Elementary, located in Durant, Oklahoma, has been named by the Oklahoma State Department of Education as a High Performing school and has received the Certified Healthy School Award at the Excellence level.   Northwest Heights takes great pride in a long legacy of academic and student success.  High academic standards, paired with a cooperative effort among teachers, parents, administrators, and staff have created optimal learning experiences for all students.  The Northwest Heights family agrees that learning experiences outside of the classroom also benefit student learning.  Field trips to the Jasmine Moran Children’s Museum, Sharkarosa Ranch, American Airlines Center, Baker’s Acres Pumpkin Patch, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, as well as virtual field trips though the use of technology, make a more rounded NWH student. Speakers, authors, and other community resources are welcomed into our school each year and provide meaningful learning experiences for children. 

The NWH Parent Support Organization is an active and vital resource to our school and our students.  Our PSO assures that all students have opportunities to participate and attend field trips, purchases enrichment materials for classrooms, outdoor play equipment, as well as sponsors many other successful school wide events. 

Thank you for visiting our website and we welcome you to visit and see first-hand what makes Northwest Heights a “great place to learn!” 

Northwest Heights Administrators, Faculty, and Staff

 

Valerie Crabtree

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Principal

 

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 Assistant Principal  Counselor  Nurse

 

NWH Staff Directory


 

School Information

Student Handbook

Please refer to the school handbook for information concerning policies, procedures, discipline and dress code.

 

Drop-off & Pick-up

Classes start: 7:55 am.  Dismissal time: 3:10 pm

Kindergarten students should be dropped-off at the northern most doors on the east side of the building.

1st - 3rd students should be dropped-off in the loop of the south side of the building.

Kindergarten and 1st students should be picked-up from the pickup line on the east side of the building. Pull into the east parking lot from 16th ave and enter the pickup line. We ask that parents stay in the vehicle and pull up for curb side delivery of students. Exit north and turn onto University Blvd.

2nd - 3rd grade students should be picked up in the south loop. We ask that parents stay in the vehicle and pull up for curb side delivery of students. Exit to the south onto 17th Ave.

Parents who choose to park, should pick up their student in the following locations:

K & 1st: East side of NWH
2nd & 3rd: South side of NWH, under awning

The front drive by the office is reserved for buses only, as well as the back drive (closest to Dr. Grider's office) is reserved for staff parking. Please do not drop children off or pick them up in these areas.

 

School Publications

Yearbook

NWH Monthly Newsletter sign-up   /   PDF Version

Flu Clinic Information

Quia Website for 3rd Grade

 

Northwest Heights Lion Code

 

School Supplies

View the 2017-2018 NWH school supply list for grades K-3.

 


 

Contact Information

 1715 University Blvd  (580) 924-5595 (voice)
 Durant, OK 74701  (580) 924-4748 (fax)