A Running River van picks up students in N. Boulder!

Running River School balances the inner and outer development of children through a Learning Paradigm that 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 from INSIGHT TO ACTION to develop 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. 

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The children researched, designed and built this nature park.  Last Spring we had eggs in two boxes that hatched into Starlings and Kestrels!  Watch the video below to hear from the children themselves.

The children researched, designed and built this nature park.  Last Spring we had eggs in two boxes that hatched into Starlings and Kestrels!  Watch the video below to hear from the children themselves.

THE RUNNING RIVER PARADIGM

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

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