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  • Local businesses and friends have donated over 100 items, services, and gift certificates to the auction.
  • All of the sales will benefit the Little River Community School.

    The auction ends at midnight on the 28th

Open House - March 23, 6:30 pm

Open House/Accepting applications for grades 3-7

Little River Community School is having an Open House on Thursday, March 23, 6:30 pm. Childcare 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 alternative school with a cooperative, multi-age learning environment and a 10:1 student-teacher ratio.  The school features hands-on experience, field trips, strong academic classes and student input.

Teaching Positions Open

Little River Community School is accepting applications for a teacher, grades K-2, and a teacher aide, for the 2017/2018 school year. The deadline for applications is 4/24/17 or until positions are 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 for more information.

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