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January Community Update

As we return to school on Thursday, January 6, 2022, we have been informed that the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has instructed Illinois school districts to continue following all COVID-19 protocols that were in place in their individual districts prior to Winter Break.
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District 142 COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

For interested district families, Forest Ridge School District 142 is offering a COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for anyone 5-11 years old on Monday, November 22 in partnership with Jewel-Osco Pharmacy.
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Social Media and Safety in Our Schools

We have become aware of a circulating, nationwide TikTok posting stating “school shooting and bomb threats for every school in the USA even elementary” that mentions tomorrow’s date, December 17, 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