Welcome to Ada Elementary!

Welcome to Ada Elementary, a wonderful place in which to learn, gain new experiences, and make friends. We are known for our culture…a culture that encourages and recognizes academic growth, promotes social responsibility, and warmly welcomes all students and families. We believe that all students can learn. Ada’s experienced staff meets collaboratively every month to review student achievement to ensure continuous improvement in learning. Our classroom instruction is interactive, relevant, and engaging. Technology is integrated into lessons that are rich in content and differentiated for learners. Students learn the importance and responsibility of caring for others. Our community partnerships, our involved parents, and the generous support of our active PTO enrich the instructional and learning experiences of our children. Take time to review our website to learn a little more about us.  Please contact us if you have specific questions or concerns at 616-493-8940, or stop by and see what makes Ada so special!


Jo Ellen Anderson

Latest Ada Elementary News

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October 1, 2014 @ 4:05 pm

Brainstormer Assembly

The annual Brainstormer Assembly was held on September 30 for students in Grades 1 – 4.  Read more

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August 22, 2014 @ 3:33 pm

Newcomers/Buddy Welcome - 2014

Current students from Ada helped welcome new incoming students in Grades 1 – 4 during Ada’s Newcomers Welcome on Thursday, August 21  Read more

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August 2, 2013 @ 7:12 pm

School Starts Tuesday, September 2

Welcome to Ada Elementary School!!

Start and end times:  8:40 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Open Houses: 
Thursday, August 21  

Young Fives:  9:00

Kindergarten:  9:00 or 10:30


Wednesday, August 27

Grades 1-4:  4:30 – 5:30 p.m.


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August 13, 2011 @ 9:39 pm

Superintendent's Welcome

Welcome to Forest Hills Public Schools, one of our nation’s great public school systems!

Our schools and our community are focused on a common aim of doing what is best for children.  Throughout the history of our school district, our community and our staff have given their time, their talents, and their treasure to ensure that each child has what she or he needs to unlock their unique and limitless potential.  These gifts manifest themselves in our smaller schools, our small teacher to child ratio, and our belief in keeping kids “younger longer” and not artificially accelerating the natural process of becoming an adult.  We feel strongly that children need space and time to grow, nurtured by high expectations and loving support.

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