• Highland Elementary School is in the northmost corner of Grants Pass, sitting next door to North Middle School. Highland Elementary was originally constructed in 1959 with additions in 1960 and 1992. Highland is situated on approximately 10 acres and the building is approximately 43,000 square feet. Highland has a staff of 45 persons, with teachers distributed: Kindergarten, 2; Grade one, 3; Grade two, 2; Grade three, 3; Grade 4, 2; Grade 5, 3. There are several Title I Assistants and Special Education Assistants and one on-staff Intervention Specialist. There is an active music education program, school band and strings programs, and a physical education program.