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Welcome to

Forest Area Community Schools

We are located in beautiful northern Michigan, approximately 35 minutes southeast of Traverse City, MI.


Middle School Football Middle School Football will be starting on August 20th at 4 PM. Contact the District office at 231-369-4191 for more information. Must have a physical to play.
Middle School Volleyball Middle School Volleyball August 27 at 9 AM. Contact the Central Office at 231-369-4191 for more information. Must have a physical to play.
Pop Warner Football Pop Warner Football starts August 20th at 5:30 PM. Contact the district office at 231-369-4191. Must have a birth certificate and the cost is $60 to participate


Forest Area’s mission is to provide a nurturing educational environment, which will help our students form positive attitudes toward learning, and help build effective life skills.

About Forest Area Schools

Our district consists of two separate campuses located a few minutes apart. We provide full time bussing for student pickup and drop off each school day.

Fife Lake Elementary is located 108 Pierce Street in beautiful Fife Lake, MI. Our elementary school includes preschool thru 3rd grade students.

Our Middle and High School campus includes 4th thru 12th grade students and is located at 7661 Shippy Road in Fife Lake, MI.


The Forest Area Community Schools website is currently being corrected to comply with both Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you see anything on this site that does not comply with either Act please notify us immediately so we can correct the problem.