Forsythe Middle School

Ann Arbor Public Schools

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  • Monday, June 22 through Friday, August 21, hours of operation for the Balas Administration Building will be
    8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Mon-Fri.
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Welcome to Forsythe Middle School 
Home of the Vikings

1655 Newport Road
Ann Arbor, MI  48103
(734) 994-1985 (Main Office)
(734) 994-5749 (Fax)
House Offices
   (6th-8th grades Last Names A-J) 994-1988
   (6th-8th grades Last Names K-Z) 994-1987 
Forsythe Administration
Principal (interim): Ms. Tamber Woodworth
Assistant Principal: Ms. Angela Newing  
School and Office Hours
School hours are from 8:10 a.m. to 2:56 p.m. 
Students should not arrive before 7:30 a.m. or remain after 3:00 p.m. unless they are involved in a supervised activity. The Student Offices are open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Attendance and Absences
Attendance Number: 994-1989
All absences from school must be called in to the Attendance number by a parent or guardian at 994-1989 by 8:00 a.m. 
When calling, please leave your name, student’s name, date, time of day and the reason for being absent. If the Student Office does not receive a call regarding a student’s absence, a verification phone call will be made by the Student Office Secretary. For absences longer than two days you may call the Student Office and request homework assignments.
Our Mission Statement
To educate students to become life-long learners who are knowledgeable, respectful, and responsible citizens.


No person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any educational program or activity available in any school on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, creed, political belief, age, national origin, linguistic and language differences, sexual orientation, gender, gender identitiy, gender expression, socioeconomic status, height, weight, marital or familial status, disability or veteran status. 





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  • AAPS educates approximately 16,815 students in 32 schools and one online academy and employs approximately 2,500 full and part time employees.
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