Mission: To provide a child-centered environment for self-directed and personalized learning in a small, community-based public school with an emphasis on the natural environment.
Programs: Montessori education program for early childhood and elementary grades k-6:swan river montessori charter school is the first and only public montessori school in wright county minnesota. The school first opened for the 2005-06 academic year and provides and authentic montessori education for children from 33 months through grade six. Currently enrolled are 149 students in grades kindergarten through six and 17 in the early childhood program. Swan river's charter school sponsor is nationally recognized audubon center of the north woods. The students have an opportunity to visit the audubon center as part of their studies. Swan river has an authentic montessori environment. All teachers are montessori trained and hold current minnesota teacher licenses.
food service program:swan river montessori charter school offers all students a hot lunch each day. The school participates in the national lunch program.
community services education:provides for an early childhood program and before and after school care for students in need of such services.