• District 622 American Indian Education

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    1. Who is eligible for services?

    This program is open to any student with American Indian ancestry who is either one of the following: 1) an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe or 2) has a parent that is an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe or 3) has a grandparent that is an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe or 4) any student with American Indian ancestry who identifies as American Indian and knows their tribal affiliation. At least one of the four listed must apply. 

    2. 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.

    3. Where is the our Indian Education office?

    Our office is located at:
    District Education Center
    Room #109
    2520 E.12th Ave.
    North St. Paul, MN 55109

    4. 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.

    5. 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 before funding this program.

    6. What services are currently available for my children?

              The following are free services offered this year:

    • Cultural enrichment classes for students - K-5
    • Seasonal cultural events for the entire family  
    • Reading enrichment - K-5
    • Academic advocacy - monitoring grades and attendance 
    • Tutoring for middle school and high school students 
    • Information for post secondary planning, financial aid and scholarships
       

    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.