St Bonaventure School

  • Welcome to St. Bonaventure Indian Mission and School. Located amid the beautiful red mesas of Northwestern New Mexico, St. Bonaventure Mission serves the Navajo living on the Eastern Navajo Nation.
  • In addition to operating a tuition-free school, St. Bonaventure Mission provides extensive human services for those living in poverty.
  • The Mission also operates a thrift store and is a major local employer.
  • St. Bonaventure Indian School is a private, Catholic school located at the southeastern edge of the Navajo Nation in Thoreau, NM. The school is one of the ministries of St. Bonaventure Indian Mission which serves the DinĂ© of the area.
  • t. Bonaventure Indian Mission and School has provided love, support and hope for a better life to the Navajo through the generosity of all those who have shared their prayers, resources or time.
  • Together, we complete a 'Circle of Love' that bears witness to God's constant love and represents a future that offers great promise.
  • St. Bonaventure Indian Mission and School is a private, Catholic agency providing the people of the Eastern Navajo Nation the opportunity to develop self-sufficiency through education, employment, housing and outreach services that make available food, water, clothing, and other social services.
  • We are motivated by the desire to mutually share the goodness of God.
  • develop self-sufficiency through education, employment, housing and outreach services that make available food, water, clothing, and other social services.
  • We are motivated by the desire to mutually share the goodness of God.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students205 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
98%
State avg.: 48%
Students by GradeSt Bonaventure School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools

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  • Grants
    Grades: PK-8 | 115 students
    18.7 miles
    Po Box 729
    Grants, NM 87020
    (505)287-2261
    18.7PK-8
    115
  • Grants
    Grades: 3-9 | 14 students
    19 miles
    224 Monroe Ave
    Grants, NM 87020
    (505)285-6965
    193-9
    14
  • Crownpoint
    Grades: 3-10 | 6 students
    26.8 miles
    Po Box 1708
    Crownpoint, NM 87313
    (505)786-7193
    26.83-10
    6
  • Rehoboth
    Grades: PK-12 | 502 students
    33.6 miles
    Po Box 41
    Rehoboth, NM 87322
    (505)863-4412
    33.6PK-12
    502
  • San Fidel
    St Joseph Mission School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-7 | 50 students
    33.6 miles
    Po Box 370
    San Fidel, NM 87049
    (505)552-6362
    33.6KG-7
    50

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5  6/25/2013
The school has a friendly and welcoming faculty with honor students in junior high science fairs.
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