About Foster Heights Elementary School


Located in the heart of Bardstown, Foster Heights Elementary is a newly renovated school serving students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Seventy-nine staff members provide instruction and support to students in 29 regular classroom settings and a variety of resource and intervention settings. Students receive related arts instruction in art, music, physical education, health, technology, library and social skills. Our staff strives to fulfill the mission and vision of providing a strong academic program within a positive learning environment, in partnership with our families and community. Responsible decision-making skills are taught to assist students in becoming productive citizens. We employ regular evaluation and support to help ensure student success. Instruction is provided to meet the needs of all learners in order to prepare “Honorable, Understanding, Successful, Knowledgeable, Independent, Empowered Students” to become life­long learners and contributing citizens in a changing society.

Foster Heights provides instruction in the Common Core Standards for English, Language Arts and Math and Core Content 4.1 in Science and Social Studies. Our school improvement plan contains goals that address reduction of barriers and closing achievement gaps among student groups. All students are taught a core curriculum of reading, math, science, social studies, arts/humanities and practical living/vocational studies. The core curriculum is supported by music, drama, physical and character education, technology and library skills. Assessment tools are used to identify student needs and strengths. Additional programs including differentiated instruction, intervention, ESS services, specially designed instruction, speech therapy and gifted/talented instruction are provided to ensure academic success for all students. A wide variety of extracurricular activities are also offered to students.

May 8, 2015 KPREP Rally 9:30 am 
KPREP Awards  Grades 4 & 5 1:30
May 11, 2015 Special Called SBDM Meeting 4:15pm
May 12, 2015 – May 18, 2015  KPREP Testing 
May 19, 2015 No School 
May 20, 2015 – SBDM 4:00pm
May 21, 2015 Show Dogs Performance 1:30 and 5:30
May 22, 2015 – Fun & Fitness Day (rain date will be May 27)
May 25, 2015 – No School in observance of Memorial Day
May 26, 2015 Kindergarten Musical Performance 1:30 & 6:00
May 28, 2015 Awards Ceremony Grades 1 & 2 9am and Grades 3 & 4 at 1pm

May 29, 2015  – 5th Grade Awards & Promotion Ceremony 9:00AM
May 29, 2015 – Last Day of School for Students – Out of Dress Code

Infinite Campus Parent Portal

Parents interested in Infinite Campus information should contact our school counselor, Brooks Thomas, by phone (502) 349-7030 or email.

Market Day
Order online monthly at www.marketday.com. School account number: 28212


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