• District 622 American Indian Education

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Who is eligible for services?
    This program is open to any student with American Indian ancestry who identifies as American Indian and knows their tribal affiliation.

    How much do services cost? 
    The American Indian Education program is a federally and state funded program with assistance from the Equity Department in the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District. Program services are available to all American Indian students enrolled in the program free of charge.

    Where is our Indian Education office?
    District Education Center
    Room #109
    2520 E.12th Ave.
    North St. Paul, MN 55109

    How do I enroll my children in North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale Indian Education?
    To enroll in our program you must fill out a 506 form and send it to our office. To receive a form or for more information contact Becky Buck at (651)748-7559. You may also click on the link above to print the form.

    Why should I fill out a 506 form for my children?
    The Federal Government requires a signed 506 form for each student to be on file in the ISD 622 American Indian Education office.

    What services are currently available for my children?
    The following are free services offered this year:

    • Advocate for American Indian Students grade Pre-k-12
    • Assist students with improving academic performance and attendance
    • Provide information for post-secondary planning, financial aid and scholarships
    • Academic tutoring for students in grades 6-12
    • Teach culturally relevant materials as an enrichment program for American Indian students
    • Act as a cultural resource for administrators, teachers and all students 
    • Offer seasonal cultural events/field trips for the entire family
    • Reading enrichment activities for students and families
    • Pre-k programming

    Students must be enrolled in the program to participate. For additional information or help filling out your 506 Form, call Becky at (651)748-7559.