We will have a van picking up students in N. Boulder next year starting in September!

Read about the Nature Park being built this year by our entire school.  It will open to the public with dance, music, art, theater and presentations on Thursday, May 25th at 8:45am. See the students critiquing their models on January 27th.



Running River achieves exceptional results by integrating leading educational methodologies while honoring the whole child in a loving and experientially driven approach. Our students are transformed by their education.

What we do and why we do it: read our 12 points of exceptional child education


The Running River Learning Paradigm combines the finest qualities of the most highly regarded independent schooling systems in the Western World. Read about our roots and the education revolution.

We guide children to Academic Excellence by focusing on the process of learning and creating the highest quality work through  a curriculum that is meaningful, experiential, integrated, individualized and nature-based in a school culture of collaboration and respect. 

K-5 Curriculum Map      

Middle School Curriculum Map


Open house: February 7th 9-10:30am

See our school in action, meet the Director and participate in student activities


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