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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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Peace

International Day of Peace

Forest Ridge Academy will celebrate the International Day of Peace on September 21st with a gathering, many activities, and an all school peace project! This year's international theme is the right to peace!
cyber safety

Cyber Safety

Parent Meeting: October 2nd 8:45 am - 10:15 am in the FRA Library (Please note that the date has been changed from September 27th date that was on our activities calendar.) Cathie Bledsoe, an Indiana Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Youth Educator will be at Forest Ridge Academy to provide a Cyber Safety presentation for parents. Technology changes all the time, and children are constantly finding the newest websites, apps and gadgets. It’s vital that we learn the rules of internet safety so they can use technology responsibly. This parent meeting is for adults only. Friends and relatives are also invited! Please RSVP with how many adults will be attending: mfennema@fra.edu
Bikes

Forest Ridge Academy Selected for the Specialized Foundation School Bike Program Grant

The Specialized Foundation announced that Forest Ridge Academy is one of the select nationwide schools to receive a grant to begin the Riding for Focus cycling program for the 2018-2019 school year. The Riding for Focus curriculum integrates cycling into physical education classes as a way to help students achieve academic, health, and social success. Click to find out more!

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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