St Michael Indian School

  • St. Michael Indian School was founded by Saint Katharine Drexel of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament in 1902.
  • The mission of the school is provide students from local Native American communities with a quality education rooted in Catholic values, is sensitive to Native heritage, teaches leadership skills and enables students to contribute in a culturally diverse world.  SMIS serves Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade students

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1902
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students371 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
98%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade St Michael Indian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size21 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform Khakis, polos, button ups, ties, criss cross ties, skirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,500
Tuition Notes18/19 School Year: JK & K $4,000; Gr 1-6 $4,000; Gr 7-8 $4,000 and Gr 9-12 $4,500. Family discounts for multi-child.
% on Financial Aid
76%
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,000
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorPaige Taliman
Admissions AssociateKimberly Billiman

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
SoccerSoftball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
After School Enrichment Program, Chess Team, Drama Club, Elementary Student Council, High School Student Council, Middle School Student Council, National Honor Society (NHS), National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)

Arts and Music Programs:
Elementary Choir, High School Choir, Middle School Choir

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  • Gallup
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