Who We Are

As the fifth charter school in Minnesota, the United States, and the World, Cedar Riverside Community School opened its doors in the fall of 1993. We are celebrating our 26th year of continuous operation! Cedar Riverside Community School is a tuition-free charter PreK- Grade 8 school serving about 180 students.

Our primary goal is to work in partnership with families from the Cedar Riverside neighborhood and the surrounding communities who wish to take part in the education of their children in a rigorous educational environment. Cedar Riverside Community School ensures academic success through rigorous curriculum standards and specialized support for English Language Learners – all while setting high expectations for students.

Cedar Riverside Community School establishes strong skills in math, reading, literature, writing, science, physical education, art & technology – all of the essential areas of learning. We will also carry out a strong character education program to make sure students develop exceptional leadership skills and are well-rounded in all areas and ready for high school and beyond. Class sizes are small to accommodate personalized learning.

The doors of Cedar Riverside Community School are open to you. Please contact us to schedule a visit (612-339-5767). Translators are available.

Thank you for considering Cedar Riverside Community School!