Saint MichaelIndianSchool PrivateReligious
1 Lupton Road,Hwy12 CEEB:030370
Saint Michaels, AZ,USA86511 Fax1-505-979-5590
Founded by the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament in 1902.
Saint Michael Indian School provides students from local Native American communities with a quality education that is rooted in Catholic values, is sensitive to Native heritage, teaches leadership skills, and enables students to contribute in a culturally diverse world.
PK-12 Principal Tom Sorci
Vice Principal Tazbah Shortey,MAEd.
Chaplain Fr. Joseph Gonsalves,OFM
Western Catholic Educational Association (WCEA)
Enrollment 345 in Preschool – Gr.12
Ethnicity 1% Hispanic orLatino
98% American Indian or Alaskan Native
0% Black or African American
0% Native American or Pacific Islander 1% White
International 100% US Citizens
0% Non-US Citizens
2017 GraduatingClassSize 24
CollegeBound 90% 4-year, 8% 2-year, 2%workforce
The educational program at St. Michael Indian School consists of the following curriculum areas, with Religion being considered part of the core curriculum: Health and Physical Education, Mathematics, Religion, Social Studies, Language Arts, Music and Drama, Science, and Technology. Our goals for improvement include the areas of Vocabulary, Based on the Iowa Tests, Vocabulary Math Computation, and Problem Solving.
Students in grades 3-12 are tested annually for academic progress using the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (ITBS). Students in grades 9-12 are tested annually for academic progress using Iowa Tests of Educational Development (ITED). Students in grades K-2 are given the Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) testing three times each year (pre, mid, and post) to measure academic progress. Students in grades 5, 8, and 12 are given the ACRE test from the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) for religious knowledge. ACRE testing is required by the Bishop of The Diocese of Gallup.
Block Schedule was instituted in August 2014 of eight 90 minute rotating periods for grades 7-12.
GraduationDate May 19,2018
Honors courses instituted August 2015 are Biology, Algebra I, and Algebra II.
GradingScale(PK-12): LetterGrade Percentage GPA
A 95-100 4.0
A- 90-94 3.7
B+ 87-89 3.5
B 84-86 3.0
B- 80-83 2.7
C+ 77-79 2.5
C 74-76 2.0
C- 70-73 1.7
D+ 67-69 1.5
D 65-66 1.3
D- 60-64 1.0
F 0-59 0
I 0 0