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Information on Impending Winter Winter

With reports of heavy and blowing snow coming our way, the District is monitoring the weather very closely. In the event that we cancel In-Person instruction due to inclement weather, you will be notified as soon as possible via our SwiftReach notification system by text and email. Additionally, the In-Person cancelation will be posted on the District website and social media.
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Update to Quarantine Procedures

In looking through the current CCDPH, IDPH, and CDC guidelines, Forest Ridge School District 142 wanted to set administrative procedures for quarantines that were concise, consistent, and clearly communicated to staff and our families.
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January Community Update

Happy New Year District 142 families!! We hope you are all staying healthy as we begin the 2021 New Year!  We are looking forward to welcoming all our students tomorrow, Thursday, January 7, 2021.
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Weekly COVID-19 Newsletter

Each week the Board of Education puts together a weekly COVID-19 Community Newsletter. This newsletter is based on the most current information available.

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

  • 2019 Commendable School
  • 100% 1:1 iPads Grades 1-5
  • STEAM Grades 1-5
  • 1:21 Teacher / Student Ratio