Highland View Elementary School

Building Bristol's Future, One Student at a Time

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Welcome and thank you for visiting our Highland View Elementary School website.  We invite you to look through our pages for information you may need to become acquainted with our school programs, faculty, and staff.



Highland View is a pre-k through fifth grade facility serving approximately 200 students and families.  We affectionately consider our building to be the Grand Dame of Bristol.  She is the oldest elementary school in the Bristol Virginia Public School system, but with each school day she grows in character and charm.  Our faculty and staff manage their classrooms with this concept in mind and treat all students like family!


The Highland View faculty and staff strongly believe that student physical, social, and mental health, along with proper nutrition; contribute to academic success, life-long learning and more healthy lifestyles.  Empowered by our supportive school board and superintendent, they facilitate several programs dedicated to giving our students every advantage possible to reach their fullest potentials.


Highland View Elementary School has an early morning Bearcat Running Club that meets at 7:20 a.m. each morning Monday through Thursday. This club is designed to encourage physical fitness, provide social support, and group work ethic to build the spirit of team work.  Students in second grade to fifth grade are encouraged to participate.  Parents and family members of our club members are encouraged to walk/run with the students.  Morning transportation must be provided by families.


In addition to the Running Club, our faculty and staff offer a comprehensive After School program for students in kindergarten to fifth grade.  This program is offered Monday through Thursday with selected activities for certain grade levels on Friday. The program extends the school day from 3:00-5:00 p.m. with transportation provided by BVPS buses on normally scheduled routes.  The After School program begins after the Labor Day holiday this year.  Look for additional information about the After School program which will be sent home in the student’s daily folders.


Thank you for visiting the Highland View website.  If you have suggestions or comments, please do not hesitate to call and let us know how we may be of assistance to you and your family.


Our goal is to “Be the Difference” in our student’s and families’ lives in 2014-2015!



Pamela L. Smith








1405 Eads Avenue
Bristol, VA 24201

Principal - Pam Smith
Secretary - Miranda Whitt

276-821-5711 (Fax)

Information-Snow Line: 276-821-5999

Mission Statement

Bristol Virginia Public Schools, in partnership with students, families, and community, promotes educational excellence through rigorous programs to inspire thoughtful, productive, and contributing citizens for the 21st Century. 





Calendar Events:
March 17 Report Cards will go home
March 30-April 6 Spring Break
School Reopens on Tuesday, April 7


Highland View is collecting Box Tops for Education.  Please turn these in to your teacher.  




We would like to welcome

our new PTA Board for the

2014-2015 school year:

President-Harriet Hartely

Vice President- Rebecca Dishner

Treasurer -Sara DeBusk

Secretary- Mary Morris


Highland View Welcomes our new Communities in Schools on site coordinator

Mrs. Carrie Goss!








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