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Kindergarten Registration Information for 2021 - 2022

Forest Ridge School District 142 will begin registering kindergarten-aged children who will be five years old on or before September 1, 2021 and live within the district boundaries. Your child’s date of birth must be on or before September 1, 2016.
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[UPDATE] Information on Impending Winter Weather

The safety and security of all District 142 students, families, and staff is of utmost importance. Therefore, tomorrow, Tuesday, January 26, Forest Ridge School District 142 will be canceling In-Person (Hybrid A) learning due to anticipated severe weather conditions overnight. This is NOT a snow day.
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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.

Who We Are

Ridge Early Childhood Center educates children in three programs focusing on
Birth to 3, Preschool and Kindergarten.

Beliefs

Ridge Early Childhood Center curriculum is based on the premise that as a result of the school experiences - Every child will learn in a supportive environment, children will develop a positive attitude toward learning and life, relationships will be built with parents, programs will be implemented that will emphasize character education and a mutual respect and trust will be developed among children, parents, and teachers.

Mission

Ridge Early Childhood Center wants all children to learn and develop to their fullest potential, through participation in a positive and nurturing environment provided by the collaborative efforts of parents, teachers, administrators, and community.

Our School At A Glance

  • Gold Circle of Quality
  • 100% 1:1 iPads Grades K
  • BIRTH-3 Focus on Families Preschool Ages 3-5
  • 1:21 Teacher / Student Ratio