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Byron Forest Preserve Dist

7993 North River Road
Byron, IL 61010

(815) 234-8535


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The mission of the Byron Forest Preserve District is to provide PRESERVATION of Open Space/Natural Resources; EDUCATION concerning our Natural Environment/Heritage; RECREATIONAL opportunities; and Enterprise Operations that are consistent with our Agency goals. "
Excerpted from the preschool's website

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school


Separation is Handled through:

  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation
  • Parents in classroom early on