Open House

Little River Community School is having an Open House on Tuesday, April 29, 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 School Auction

The 2014 Little River Auction is now closed.  Thank you all for your support.

Welcome to Little River Community School

Little River School students

"Have your kid come home happy"

Little River Community School is an alternative school serving 34 students, grades K-12, in a four-room 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.