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Board of Education Vacancy - Extending Time for Applications

The Forest Ridge School District 142 Board of Education has extended the deadline for applicants to fill a vacancy for a two-year term to Friday, October 6, 2023 at 3:30 p.m. . If you are interested in serving as a Board Member for 142, please read further.

Who We Are

Lee R. Foster School educates over 400 students in Grades 1-5.


All children should be provided with a well-rounded education in the academic, diverse environment that is Foster School.  We are committed to meet the intellectual, physical, social and emotional growth of each student.  By meeting the needs of the individual child, with excellence in academics, we are dedicated to the development of the whole child.


The mission of Lee R. Foster Elementary School is to empower each child to achieve their potential, become responsible and productive individuals and lifelong learners.

Our School At A Glance

  • 2022 Commendable School
  • 100% 1:1 iPads Grades 1-5
  • STEAM Grades 1-5
  • 1:21 Teacher / Student Ratio