PowerSchool Single Sign-On
Beginning December 9, 2012, District 142 will be enabling single sign-on access to the PowerSchool Parent Portal. This will allow you to view each of your students’ information through the use of one login. Whether you have one or more students, you must create a new login account to access the Parent Portal. Please see letter for details.
As of July 10, 2012, a total of $474,857.76 has been vouchered by the Illinois State Board of Education as payable by the State for Fiscal Year 2012. These funds have yet to be received by the school district. Status Update of Delayed Receipt of State Funds.pd (47 KB)
There have been reports of door to door solicitations from an individual who is representing themselves as a representative of Forest Ridge School District 142. Forest Ridge School District 142 does NOT go door to door to solicit products to our families. This individual is NOT an employee of our district and we do NOT endorse any products sold by this unauthorized salesperson.
Student Discipline Handbook
Virtual Backpack Information
Creating a caring Community Action Plan
The Board of Education in Forest Ridge Elementary School District 142 met in the late summer and early fall of the 2010-2011 School year to review its mission, vision and
goals. Through multiple discussions, the mission was updated, a vision was developed and goals were written to ensure alignment and compliance with the mission and vision
of the district. As an outgrowth of this process, administration, staff and parents began meeting regarding the need to develop a ‘Creating a Caring Community’ with a focus
on developing prosocial behavior. In depth discussions between participants occurred regarding the issues of respectful behavior and bullying. The relationship between the
adults within the school community was highlighted as paramount to the district’s focus on the creating of a community that encourages healthy social and emotional
Please contact Dr. Margaret Longo or Dr. Courtney Orzel for any input on the plan.
Parent Online Program Links
Provide recommendations to select summer reading materials using Lexile scores from your child's MAP testing
Provides online access for parents to view your child's attendance, grades, assignments, and to email your child's teacher(s). If you do not have a user name and password, please contact your child's school secretary.
Use your credit card to make a payment(s) on your registration.
Provides online access for parents to complete a Free or Reduced-Price Lunch Application for the current school term.
Provides online access for parents to view your child's purchases and account balances, as well as the option to make credit card deposits.
Provides online access for parents to view the lunch menu and nutrients information, wellness information and email Sodexo staff.
Ivy League Before & after School Care
Located in Kerkstra Elementary School, provides before and after school care only for District 142 students on days when school is in session, including 1/2 days. Call Ivy League at their Mokena location (815-464-1265) for fee and registration information.
Bullying Hotline: 866-346-2570
Toll free number for students to report bullying at their school
Online Textbook Links
- K-5 Social Studies Online Textbook
- 6-8 Science Online Textbook
- 6-8 Reading/ Laguage Arts Online Textbook
Useful Educational Links
The district wiki is updated frequently, so visit often. Find links to safe, child-friendly sites for Math skills practice, grammar practice, research, and activities that correlate with the district's curriculum.
Internet Safety, Cyberbullying, and Social Networks
Click here to find find an extensive list of informative articles and valuable web resources on Internet safety and cyberbullying.
Information About Assessments
For complete information about state and district standardized testing, go to the Assessment page.
For any additional information, please visit the Illinois State Board of Education
Information About Response to Intervention (RtI) & Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS)
For complete information about state and district standardized testing, go to the RtI/PBIS page.