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Forest Area Community Schools

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

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2016-17 Registration is Open

Begin the process now and fill out your registration information to enroll in the 2016-17 school year. Click here for the Student Registration Packet. More...

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Wellness Policy Updates

The last meeting was on February 16, 2016 discussed updating our wellness policy and moving forward with some new ideas. Next meeting date to be announced. Please look for updates in the near future. Everyone is welcome to attend.
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Grant Awarded to Forest Area Community Schools

On March 16th, TBA Credit Union awarded a Classroom Improvement Grant to Forest Area Community Schools’ Music Program.  Click here to read the whole story.


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.