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Welcome to Highlands Middle School

"Home of the Scotties"

The Scottie Way—Impact each other in a positive way, every day.

Kennewick School District's mission is to provide a safe environment in which every student reaches his or her highest potential and is well prepared for success in secondary school education.

Highlands Middle School
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Assistant Principals:

Bryan McKinney

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School Contact:

(509) 222-6700


HMS Equity Statement

At HMS we celebrate, honor, and embrace the diversity of our students and their families.  We strive to identify strengths of our students and integrate equity into their education to empower students to build on those strengths.  Highlands will provide students with a culturally responsive education, ensuring that students value the differences in others and in our community.

Highlands Middle School’s Vision Statement

Our vision is to prepare and motivate our students for a rapidly changing world by instilling in them critical thinking skills, global perspective, and respect for the core values of honesty, loyalty, perseverance, and compassion.


All students are safe, known and valuedKSD strategic goal