Open House - May 11, 6:30 pm

Little River Community School is having an Open House on Thursday, May 11, 6:30 pm.  Child-care and refreshments will be provided.  There will be an informal discussion about the program and the philosophy of the school and time for questions and answers.

Little River Community School is a K-12 democratic school with a cooperative, multi-age learning environment and an 10:1 student teacher ratio.  The school features hands-on experience, field trips, strong academic classes and student input.

Teacher Position Open

Little River Community School is accepting applications for a teacher for the 2017/2018 school year.  We will accept applications until the position is filled.  Click here for the information packet and application.

Welcome to Little River Community School

Little River School students

"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
  • Cooperation
  • Community involvement
  • Appreciation of our natural and physical world
  • Hands-on activities

Call us at (315) 379-9474 or write us at steve@littleriverschool.org for more information.

Little River is located 5 miles south of Canton on the Canton-Russell Road, 1227 County Route 25.