Welcome to Cavendish-Teakean elementary school


  • A one-room school house (Kindergarten through sixth grade) a half hour from Orofino, Idaho. 
  • The low teacher to student ratio and the presence of aides and parent volunteers ensures that the students get the help they need.
  • A family atmosphere prevails making the students feel safe and valued.
  • The small class size allows for creative learning experiences that are more difficult to conduct in larger schools.
  • Students experience positive peer interaction and develop social skills involving multi-age groups.
  • The older students learn patience while helping the younger students and develop cooperative play at recess that involves all age groups.
  • Test scores indicate these students are excelling at their studies.


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