River Valley Schools are CLOSED through May 1st, 2020, due to the COVID-19 virus. 

Liberty Elementary School



In order to keep our staff, RV families, and students safe, we will not be providing in-person open enrollment applications on April 1st as originally planned.  

For parents seeking to open enroll a new student to River Valley Schools for the 2020-21 School Year, please complete this form:  New Open Enrollment Students.  

This form will go live on April 1st at 8AM and will serve as your open enrollment application.  

You only need to fill out this form if you do NOT live in the River Valley District and you are applying for NEW Open Enrollment.

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Information

New infomation for student learning and meals


RV Community,

Here is the plan for our student learning and meal service during the extended closure through May 1st:

1.)  Remote Learning Plan for April 6th - 17th:  See attached document for full details and changes moving forward.

2.)  Meal Service:  Monday, April 6th we will adjust to a Monday pick up only (all 5 days will be passed out - 1 Breakfast and 1 lunch per day)

3.)  Details:  Pick-up for Meals and Paper/Pencil assignments (two weeks worth of lessons):
Date:  Monday, April 6th 
Pick up times:  11:00am - 1:00pm and 4:00pm - 6:00pm (Monday only)
Pick up locations:  Liberty Elementary/ Heritage Elementary/ RVHS

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, he has ordered that all kindergarten through 12th grade schools close for a period of three weeks. The Ohio Department of Health and Governor DeWine directed all schools to close at the end of the day Monday, March 16 for three weeks. However, at River Valley there will be NO SCHOOL for students, Friday, March 13, 2020 to allow staff the opportunity to prepare for the three-week school closure. All River Valley Local Schools are  CLOSED through April 5, 2020.  More information will be provided as we receive it.


River Valley Local Schools Instructions for Student Instruction during school closure 

 River Valley Local Schools Meal Service Survey during school closure


Marion County Health Commissioner Letter 

Governor’s Letter



CDC COVID-19 Information

CDC COVID-19 How to Protect Yourself

CDC Information Poster

Ohio Dept. of Health



Important ways to stop the spread of germs: 
- Wash your hands often with soap and water
-Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
-Avoid close contact with people who are sick
-Stay home when you are sick
-Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash and wash your hands.


Welcome to Our House!

We miss all of our Liberty Students and hope to see you soon!

River Valley Kindergarten Registration 2020-2021

Kindergarten Registration Is Now Open for 2020-2021!

You may now register your child for kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year. Please click on the link below in order to gain information. 

Kindergarten Registration Information 

Quick Print District Calendar

Please click below to access a printable calendar for the 2019-2020 school year. 

Liberty Elementary

1932 Whetstone River Rd. N.

Caledonia, OH 43314

PHONE: 740-725-5600
FAX: 740-725-5699

Mrs. Sandy Richards, Principal [Email]

Ms. Joy Lacher, Secretary [Email]

Ms. Shannon Vaughn, Attendance Secretary [Email} 

School Hours

9:00 a.m. Doors Open
9:15 a.m. Tardy Bell

3:30 p.m. Doors open for Dismissal

3:40 p.m. Dismissal for Car Riders
3:45 p.m. Dismissal for Bus Riders

My School Bucks

The simple way to pay for school meals

-View account balances and meal purchases - schedule automatic payments -make payments anytime, anywhere on the mobile app

 Follow Liberty Elementary on Twitter @RvLiberty

Bus Routes

Below you will find links to the elementary bus routes. These are estimated pick up times for your students. Please allow a few weeks for bus drivers to become accomustomed to bus routes and pick up locations. If you have any questions, please direct them to Scott Hoffman at

Elementary Bus Routes 

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