Expand Your Child’s Learning Opportunities!
River Grove is a K-6, tuition-free public charter school in Marine on St. Croix, MN, just minutes north of Stillwater, MN. River Grove’s community school structure, natural surroundings, and small school environment create the ideal blend of social, developmental, and academic benefits for your child. Read our latest news here!
- Our highly educated, experienced, and enthusiastic teachers mean your kids are academically challenged and ready to succeed in their next steps
- Supportive, small school setting
- Enriched band and orchestra meets twice per week and starts in 4th grade
- Extra time at lunch and to play or explore outdoors
- Natural setting takes learning beyond the classroom
- Free busing for District 834 residents
Into the Outdoors
Children need a broad variety of learning experiences and settings. Our stunning forest campus gets students out of traditional classrooms, turning our many alternative learning spaces into a springboard for everyday curriculum. [ READ MORE ]
A Small Community School with Experienced and Dedicated Teachers
Our engaged families and community members partner with our exceptional staff to ensure students succeed academically; are supported socially, emotionally, and physically; and learn in a safe and healthy environment. [ READ MORE ]
A Place Where Children Thrive
Our teacher-powered school empowers your child's educators to determine the curriculum and delivery, enabling innovative, responsive, and personalized teaching methods. Why? Because students are happier and more engaged in their own learning! [ READ MORE ]
Check Out River Grove's Merchandise Store!
Options for both youth and adults include t-shirts, sweatshirts, fleece, masks, and more! As a great bonus, the school receives 15% of all sales as a donation back to the school. [ READ MORE ]
River Grove Closed Thursday 12/15/22
Due to the winter storm, River Grove will be closed for Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022
Now Accepting Pre-Enrollment Applications for 2023-24
Welcome New Students for 2023-24! For the 2023-24 school year, prospective students may submit kindergarten through sixth-grade Pre-Enrollment Applications beginning 9:00am on Monday, December 5, 2022. Those who apply during the Open Enrollment period will be placed in a Lottery, which will be held on the first Friday in February,…
Early Release Tuesday 11/29 at 1:15pm
Dear Families, Due to the winter storm warning and heavy snow predicted, River Grove will be dismissed early at 1:15pm on Tuesday, Nov. 29. Dismissal will be at 1:15pm — two hours early. Buses will arrive at their stops two hours ahead of the normal stop time. If your family…
Public Notice: River Grove Board of Directors Meeting, 11/30/22
Regular Meeting: Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 5:00pm Please note the change from Monday, November 28 to Wednesday The regular Board of Directors Meeting for River Grove: A Marine Area Community School will take place in person on the River Grove campus (Commons building).