851 Madison Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Phone: 616-819-2640 Fax: 616-819-2660
Breakfast 7:20 A.M. Start Time 7:45 A.M. Dismissal 2:23 P.M.
Named in honor of former President Gerald R. Ford – a former student at Madison School – the Gerald R. Ford Middle School is a brand new, state-of-the-art education facility complete with the latest technology and school/classroom designs to foster educational growth and excellence. Ford is recognized as a 21st Century Learning Community that promotes a culture of openness, collaboration, innovation and new ideas. Teachers are empowered with flexibility and an open decision-making process that allows a more personalized approach to developing each student’s abilities. Comprehensive athletics are offered and English as a Second Language (ESL) services are available to support English Language Learners.