Welcome to Forest Ridge Elementary School District 142

District Announcements/Events  

Online Returning Student Registration is now OPEN!  
Registration forms should be completed by May 31st!

(Snapcodes were emailed to parents on May 2nd! Check your spam folder if you did not receive a separate email for each child, or call the District Office.)

Registration for students NEW to District 142 for 2016-2017  
Call 708-687-5550 NOW for an appointment.


Our Kids Read - Summer Reading Challenge 

Please join District 142 in its efforts to prevent "summer slide," and help us mitigate summer reading loss for our students. Encourage your child(ren) to participate in the 2016 Summer Reading Challenge. 

2016 Summer Reading Challenge Starts on June 3 - August 14, 2016  For more information, visit http://www.d142.org/ourkidsread

Today Matters - Superintendent's Blog

In a recent visit to our elementary schools, as I watched students listening, learning, speaking, carrying backpacks, changing classes, running at recess, reading, using iPads and computers, taking tests, I realized just how much school is a microcosm of adult life to come. The structure and busyness of it all struck a familiar chord. Aside from what curriculum we choose, the methodology by which we teach it, the mastery of skills and concepts, the testing, and more… what do our kids really want out of school? And what is the best gift we can give them?

Click here to see and read more.  ______________________________________________________

Blueprint Strategic Plan 2015-2020

  On February 16, 2016 the Forest Ridge School District 142 Board of Education formally adopted the Blueprint Strategic Plan 2015-2020. Click on the image above to learn more.   _____________________________________________________

2016-2017 School Calendar Approved

The Forest Ridge School District 142 Board of Education approved the calendar for the 2016-2017 School Year. Click on the link below:

Board Approved 2016-2017 Calendar:    2016-2017 School Calendar2015-2016 Calendar:   2015-2016_School_Calendar 

PARCC Student Score Report Parent Letter

icon PARCC_Parent_Letter_2015_Final.pdf (280 KB)  

__________________________________________________________ Student Registration - call (708) 687-5550 or  
Click Here for the Registration Page 

View the ISBE CPR Training Video which is part of Public Act 098-0305.  __________________________________________________________

Public Act 98-63, Firearms Concealed Carry Act Information: We want to advise you that to be in compliance with Public Act 98-63, Firearms Concealed Carry Act, the District is in the process of obtaining the necessary signage stating that firearms are prohibited at schools and will post the signs at all of our buildings.  


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Upcoming District Events

5/30/2016 NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day

5/31/2016 8th Grade Graduation

6/2/2016 Kerkstra Field Day

6/2/2016 QUARTER 4 ENDS

More Events