Running River School

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1370 Forest Park Cir

Lafayette, CO 80026

(303) 499-2059

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 36

Students Per Teacher: 7

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Running River School

My 7 year old son loves Running River School. He can't wait to go to school every day. He has active, engaged teachers, gets to spend quality time outside, and is receiving a really hands on education. One of the things that is most impressive about Running River School is the way the teachers teach ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/13/13

Running River is one of the most remarkable schools I've encountered. There is freedom to teach in experiential, creative, hands-on ways that are beneficial to many different types of learners. Weekly hiking trips, engaging curriculum, parent forums, and a positive, supportive community are some of the ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 04/27/13

Our son has attended Running River for 2 and 1/2 years and loves it. It is wonderful to see him literally run into school every morning. After a week vacation, he could not wait to get back to school. Why? As other parents have described the staff is fantastic, the teaching methodology tailored to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/03/13

We have 2 children at Running River and we feel so grateful to have found a school like this so close to our home. The school's staff makes this school what it is because of their devotion to teaching to the whole child. They find time in the school day to connect to their students through various ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/20/12

My wife and I are so grateful to have found Running River School. Our son is blossoming. What really makes a difference: teaching to the whole child, a strong and supportive community, a low student/teacher ratio, and truly individualized learning. Rather than squelching it, Running River is fostering ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/18/12

Running River School exemplifies what education should be about. Many of the parents joke that they wish they could go to school here and in a way we do because the community of parents and teachers here is so strong. Our daughter was not happy in a crowded public school environment and in the past two ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/18/12

Running River School is a true gem. Our daughter found the larger classes in the public school system to be distracting, overwhelming and disappointing as a child who loves learning. At Running River she receives a completely different educational experience- one that acknowledges, celebrates and challenges ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/02/10

Running River School in Lafayette Colorado is an excellent school overall. The teachers at the school are extremely knowledgeable and respectful of our daughter. The classroom environment is comfortable, engaging, and appropriate for our daughter's age. In addition to the literacy and math curriculum ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/20/10

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Lafayette schools — Running River School is located at 1370 Forest Park Cir, Lafayette CO 80026. 1370 Forest Park Cir is in the 80026 ZIP code in Lafayette, CO Running River School is a Private school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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