Contact Information and Location

Forder Elementary    

Mission Statement
The Mission of Forder Elementary School is to provide an education based on quality and equity and equality, an education that is devoted to high achievement in the midst of high expectations, an education that promotes personal respect and responsibility, an education that is both safe and child-centered, an education that counts on-and encourages and anticipates-the involvement of the community, our families, and our staff, and an education that reinforces the belief that active readers become life-long learners.

Building and Facilities
Forder was originally built in the 1930s but has been enlarged several times since then to keep up with an expanding enrollment. The building was completely renovated in 1995, becoming a modern educational facility with air-conditioning. The school is completely handicapped-accessible by elevator.

Technology
Forder boasts a computer lab with 30 networked computers. Computers are used throughout the school. There are now 4 student computers and one teacher computer in every classroom. We also have computers in the school office, the cafeteria, the health room and the library for book check-out. m. The students use the computers for the Scholastic Reading Counts Program and the Scholastic Reading Inventory Program. These are reading diagnostic and comprehension programs. They can also access the library online catalog from their rooms. Every computer has Internet access, World Book On-Line, Microsoft Office, the Tungsten testing program and many other programs.



Forder Elementary School
623 W. Ripa Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63125

Phone: (314) 467-5600
Fax: (314) 467-5699
Attendance: (314) 467-5610

Principal:
Dr. Scott Clark

School Hours:
8:45 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.

Grade Levels Served:
Early Childhood - 5

Enrollment:
460

Mascot:
Falcon

Colors:
Blue & White

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