Average Teacher Salary in Forest Hills Public Schools

The average teacher salary in Forest Hills Public Schools is $46,867.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $35,302 $18,407 $23,077 $37,413 $45,067 $50,987
Kindergarten $47,623 $28,442 $35,601 $48,280 $59,416 $67,354
Elementary $48,792 $32,595 $38,146 $45,895 $59,944 $72,146
Middle school $52,250 $34,566 $40,770 $48,890 $65,416 $73,933
High school $50,370 $32,146 $39,299 $47,760 $62,409 $73,307

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,186
  • Full time teachers: 596
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 18 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 141
  • Instructional Coordinators: 17
  • Elementary Teachers: 218
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 19
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 273
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 10,159

Financial Statistics for Forest Hills Public Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $53,293,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $64,131,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $883,000
  • Total revenue: $118,307,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $58,373,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $53,674,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $26,044,000
  • Expenditures per student: $3,025,000
  • Total expenditures: $112,286,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $30,163,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $3,712,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Forest Hills Public Schools

Elementary Schools within the Forest Hills Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Ada Elementary School
731 Ada Dr SE
Ada, MI 49301
616-493-8940
  • Total: 438
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 83
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 95
15 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Ada Vista Elementary School
7192 Bradfield Ave SE
Ada, MI 49301
616-493-8970
  • Total: 507
  • Kindergarten: 100
  • 1st grade: 121
  • 2nd grade: 95
  • 3rd grade: 113
  • 4th grade: 78
21 to 1 25 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Central Woodlands 5/6 School
400 Alta Dale Ave SE
Ada, MI 49301
616-493-8790
  • Total: 571
  • 5th grade: 272
  • 6th grade: 299
16 to 1 36 5th Grade 6th Grade
Collins Elementary School
4368 Heather Ln SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
616-493-8900
  • Total: 445
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 95
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 83
  • 4th grade: 89
17 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Goodwillie Environmental School
8400 2 Mile Rd NE
Ada, MI 49301
616-493-8633
  • Total: 97
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 47
18 to 1 6 5th Grade 6th Grade
Knapp Forest Elementary School
4243 Knapp Valley Dr NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
616-493-8980
  • Total: 700
  • Kindergarten: 98
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 117
  • 4th grade: 112
  • 5th grade: 93
  • 6th grade: 106
19 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Meadow Brook Elementary School
1450 Forest Hill Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
616-493-8740
  • Total: 468
  • Kindergarten: 70
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 84
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 79
16 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Northern Trails 5/6 School
3777 Leonard St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
616-493-8990
  • Total: 507
  • 5th grade: 252
  • 6th grade: 255
15 to 1 33 5th Grade 6th Grade
Orchard View Elementary School
2770 Leffingwell Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
616-493-8930
  • Total: 529
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 74
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 86
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 77
  • 6th grade: 78
15 to 1 35 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Pine Ridge Elementary School
3250 Redford Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
616-493-8910
  • Total: 534
  • Kindergarten: 116
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 108
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 119
20 to 1 27 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Thornapple Elementary School
6932 Bridgewater Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
616-493-8920
  • Total: 437
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 86
  • 4th grade: 93
16 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 4th Grade

Middle Schools within the Forest Hills Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Central Middle School
301 West Hughitt St
Iron Mountain, MI 49801
906-779-2620
  • Total: 271
  • 7th grade: 328
  • 8th grade: 317
15 to 1 18 6th Grade 8th Grade
Eastern Middle School
2200 Pettis Ave NE
Ada, MI 49301
616-493-8850
  • Total: 423
  • 7th grade: 190
  • 8th grade: 233
16 to 1 27 7th Grade 8th Grade
Northern Hills Middle School
3775 Leonard St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
616-493-8650
  • Total: 471
  • 7th grade: 243
  • 8th grade: 228
18 to 1 26 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Forest Hills Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Central High School
5901 Hall St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
616-493-8700
  • Total: 1,368
  • 9th grade: 318
  • 10th grade: 345
  • 11th grade: 359
  • 12th grade: 346
18 to 1 74 9th Grade 12th Grade
Eastern High School
220 North Pennsylvania Ave
Lansing, MI 48912
517-755-1050
  • Total: 1,407
  • 9th grade: 217
  • 10th grade: 236
  • 11th grade: 263
  • 12th grade: 212
23 to 1 61 9th Grade 12th Grade
Northern High School
3801 Leonard St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
616-493-8600
  • Total: 966
  • 9th grade: 297
  • 10th grade: 240
  • 11th grade: 203
  • 12th grade: 175
15 to 1 63 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Forest Hills Public Schools (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Forest Hills Transition Center
3787 Leonard St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
616-493-8770
  • Total: 20
  • 12th grade: 2
40 to 1 1 Ungraded Ungraded

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $35,115
  • Median family income: $88,219
  • Median male income: $50,825
  • Median female income: $21,796
  • Median income of a renter: $32,144
  • Median income of a home owner: $83,126
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    635 785 1,555 3,215 4,305