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Forest Ridge Academy is an ISACS accredited independent school in Schererville, Indiana. Our preschool through eighth grade school strives to inspire a passion for learning, global awareness and leadership, and instill strong values through a challenging curriculum and service to humanity.

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Spelling bee

Spelling Bee

After competing in classroom spelling bees, the top three students in grades 3-8 competed in a school spelling bee on Monday, February 4. Congratulations to Michael (third place), Lina (second place), and Andrej (first place). Andrej will be going on to compete in the Lake/Porter County District Bee on February 21st at 6:30 pm at Wheeler High School auditorium in Valparaiso. Good Luck Andrej!

The Scholastic Art and Writing Contest

8th grader, Natalie, won the Scholastic Art and Writing contest’s highest regional honor award for her short story, Midnight Sun Part 2. The Gold Key award at the regional level advances her work to the national judging level of the competition. Natalie has been working one on one with her writing mentor, Mrs. Ladonna Farrow as well as continuing in class work with instruction and inspiration from Ms. Monk.


We are the Future

Forest Ridge AcademyAt a glance

  • globe 49% Student Diversity
  • scholarship $58,000 received in high school scholarships
  • studentvue Over 40 charities have been supported through service learning
  • award 2016 became International Peace Site
  • 2017 EPA Energy Star School
  • 5 years participating in Hour of Code
  • 1:1 Hugs to Homework
  • 2016 Google Certified School
  • 12:1 Average Student to Classroom Teacher Ratio