Little River Community School
"Have your kid come home happy"
Little River Community School is a democratic school serving 39 students, grades K-12, in a four-classroom schoolhouse, in Canton, NY. At Little River, we have a fundamental trust in children and their inherent motivation to learn about their world.
Our approach nurtures self-motivation and is characterized by the following:
- Multi-age groups
- 8:1 student teacher ratio
- Commitment to nonviolence and nondiscrimination
- Community involvement
- Appreciation of our natural and physical world
- Hands-on activities
Little River is located 5 miles south of Canton on the Canton-Russell Road, 1227 County Route 25.