NADEC Conference

Little River is hosting the Northeast Association Democratic Education Conference (NADEC) on April 29-May 1st.  You can read more about the conference and register by going to www.nadec2016.org.

Open House

Little River Community School is having an Open House on Tuesday, April 19th at 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 has openings for the fall 2016/2017 school year in grades 2-6.  Tuition aid, up to nearly one half off the full price, is available to lower and middle-income families.  Busing within a 15-mile radius is provided by the local school district.

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.