The Collinsville Public Schools offer two federal programs for Native American Students. Title VI and Johnson O’Malley (JOM) Indian Education Programs. For the Title VI Program we need a 506 Form on file and a parent or grandparent with Indian Ancestry and a copy of their CDIB Card, IHS Number, Tribal Clinic Number or roll number. JOM Indian Ed. Program requires a Tribal CDIB and preferably a Tribal Membership Card.
The Title VI Program offers tutoring in PK-5th grades during school hours. Grades 6th-12th grade tutoring is offered on Monday and Wednesday after school 2:35 – 3:35 p.m. at the Indian Education Building, 310 S. 14th St. Students need to bring their homework and book(s) for any subject they need help with.
The JOM Program offers basic school supplies PK-12th grades at the beginning of school. Students in 10th, 11th & 12th grades are reimbursed for one ACT/SAT Test per school year. Students need to submit a copy of the online receipt used to pay for the test and a copy of the admission ticket signed and an address to mail the check to.
JOM also pays for Senior graduation cap, gown and one tassel. The JOM pays for membership fees up to a certain amount for (i.e. Oklahoma Indian Student Honor Society (OISHS), NIEA, Cherokee Youth Council, etc.)
The Indian Ed. Office has applications for several tribes available for parents and students to apply for their tribal cards. Call (918) 371-5449 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
CHEROKEE LANGUAGE/HISTORY CLASSES
Cherokee Language/History Classes for JOM students in grades 6-12 will be held in preparation for competition in the Cherokee Language/Challenge Bowls. Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:35 – 3:35 at the Indian Ed. Building.
Classes for 1st – 5th grades will begin at the same time and days but will begin after school from 3:35 – 4:35 p.m. in their respective buildings.