Welcome to Forest Hills Central!

Forest Hills Central High School has long been rated as a top performer in the areas of academic excellence, fine arts, and athletics. This is due to the exceptional accomplishments of our students, staff, and parents. Our reputation for academic excellence continues to thrive and lead Kent County and all of West Michigan. Our 1357 students in grades nine through twelve are taught by proven instructors, 80% of whom hold at least a master’s degree. For the second year in a row, based on multiple criteria, Grand Rapids Magazine ranked the Forest Hills Schools as the number one district in Kent County.

Why has our school been so successful? The answer lies in the spirit of cooperation and the partnerships formed between our school, the community, and the parents and students of Forest Hills Central High School. Please contact us if you have specific questions or comments and we will be happy to assist you.


Latest Central High News


May 12, 2015 @ 1:06 pmPosted in: News

Our apologies, but there was a misprint on the AP testing letter that was sent to the students.  Please make sure your students know that the AP English Language and Composition test tomorrow is NOT at the site on East Beltline, but is at the DOWNTOWN WMU Conference Center (200 Ionia Ave. SW, Grand Rapids).

They may park in the Cherry/Commerce city parking ramp, which is located across from WMU on Cherry Street.

AP Test Scores - Online in July

May 7, 2015 @ 12:47 pmPosted in: News

AP Students:  here’s an important reminder.  Your AP scores will be available online in July.  To get your scores, you must sign up for a College Board account at apscore.org.  Again, AP scores will only be available online so we encourage you to sign up for a College Board account today. Read more

June Testing Out Information

May 4, 2015 @ 9:44 amPosted in: News

Below is the Google form link students should use to sign up for the June 22 testing out session. On that date all students will test at FHN, in the commons/cafeteria.


Once the Google form is completed and submitted a return email will be generated confirming registration and providing the necessary notices and guidelines.

Students May Now Register for Summer Academy Classes

April 17, 2015 @ 1:37 pmPosted in: News

Middle and high school students can now register for Summer Academy classes.  There are several options for face-to-face, traditional classroom learning environments, and online classes for credit advancement and credit recovery.

Click here for additional information.

Forest Hills Central Night Of Percussion

April 13, 2015 @ 3:39 pmPosted in: News

Please join the Forest Hills Central Percussion Ensemble for this year Evening of Percussion featuring quest artist Gwendolyn Dease.Gwendolyn Dease is currently associate professor of percussion at the Michigan State University College of Music. Dease is passionate about educating the next generation of young musicians. She regularly gives master classes at universities throughout the US and abroad and has served on the faculty for the Filarmonica Joven de Colombia, the Interlochen Arts Camp and Brevard Music Center.

The concert is Monday April 20th at 7 Pm in the Fine Arts Center.  Tickets are $5 Read more

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