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Information regarding Illinois Science Assessment (ISA) testing

Forest Ridge School District 142 fifth and eighth grade students will take the Illinois Science Assessment (ISA) starting April 21. The ISA aligns with our Illinois Learning Standards in Science. This assessment helps students understand how well they are performing in their understanding of the Science standards.
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Self-Certification Language Update April 2021

When students return from their well deserved spring break on Wednesday, April 7, we welcome our Grade 1-8 In-Person Hybrid A students back while Ridge continues with an AM/PM schedule.
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March Community Update

In January, the District sent information to staff and families regarding Administrative Procedures for quarantines after travel. Our goal was to be clear and concise in our communication of information to the people we serve.

Who We Are

Jack Hille Middle School educates over 500 students in Grades 6-8.


At Jack Hille Middle School we envision an environment in which students become independent learners that continue to grow academically and socially; students take ownership of their learning; students possess positive attitudes and behaviors with high moral conscience to foster positive relationships and mutually respectful and cooperative in school and the community, parents and staff work together.


The mission of Jack Hille Middle School is to provide every student an opportunity to master grade level skills and achieve to his or her highest potential.  It is our purpose to empower students to become lifelong learners, while fostering positive growth in social and emotional behaviors and attitudes.

Our School At A Glance

  • 2019 Commendable School
  • 100% 1:1 iPads Grades 6-8
  • STEAM Grades 6-8
  • 1:21 Teacher / Student Ratio