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2021-2022 School Year Information Featured Photo

2021-2022 School Year Information

The first day of school will be Wednesday, August 18, 2021 for all students. Read the full story to find links to the full school calendar and school supply lists.
July 2021 Community Update Featured Photo

July 2021 Community Update

I hope you are enjoying the summer with your friends and families. This is an update about our new school year!
Greetings from Dr. Roth Featured Photo

Greetings from Dr. Roth

It is my pleasure to officially introduce myself to the Forest Ridge School District 142 community. I consider it a true privilege to have been appointed your new Superintendent of Schools!

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