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ERIC Number: ED403086
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Native American Preparatory School.
Native American Preparatory School, Rowe, NM.
This booklet provides information on the Native American Preparatory School, a residential secondary school in Rowe, New Mexico, for high-achieving Native American students. The school sponsors two programs: a 5-week rigorously academic summer school for junior high school students and, beginning in fall 1995, a 4-year college preparatory program. The programs stress character and cultural development through academics, community service, athletics, and the arts, with the goal of preparing Native American students to be successful in college and to become effective community leaders. The school's philosophy is based on blending Native American and Western education and emphasizing culture, the community, creativity, and challenge. The school is located in the Pecos River valley on land that was sacred to the Paequiu tribe during the 12th century. The curriculum focuses on critical thinking skills, effective communication skills, writing fluency, and computer literacy. In addition, all students participate in athletics and extracurricular activities. Admission is based solely on merit, and financial aid is available. Course offerings and special activities are listed. The booklet lists the board of directors and advisory board members. (LP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Native American Preparatory School, Rowe, NM.
Identifiers: Native American Preparatory School NM; Native Americans