River Rock School

  • River Rock School is a community comprised of students, teachers, families, and board members.
  • All is essential and vital to our mission and our ongoing operation.
  • The purpose of River Rock School is to join with families in helping a child develop to their fullest capacity intellectually, socially, and emotionally.
  • Our mission is love and respect children of all ages as unique individuals support children in their journey towards a healthy and successful development, help children grow into responsible and active citizens, foster a life long love of learning and creativity in our students, strive to serve any child who would benefit by our approach to education, regardless of ability to pay.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Alternative School Network
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students46 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 9%
Students by Grade River Rock School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size11 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,600
Tuition Notes7th and 8th grade is $6700

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  • Montpelier
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    1.5 miles
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    Montpelier, VT 05602
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  • Montpelier
    Grades: NS-PK | 75 students
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River Rock School is a wonderful, creative school and we wish we had started our child here sooner! The teachers are incredible and help each student grow as an individual and a community. The school provides so much in the areas of creativity, drama, the arts, academics and brings in other artists from the community. River Rock is not just a school, it's a second home for our child (as well as a wonderful community for all of us!)
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