Federally funded program out of Washington, DC
Monies primarily pay personnel costs for Director and
Instructional Assistants who tutor math and reading
and instructional/student supplies
Native American preference for small group tutoring
To be eligible for program, the student, parent, or
grandparent must have Certificate Degree of Indian
Blood (CDIB) and/or tribal membership.
Parent/guardian must complete a Title VI Student
Eligibility Certification form (506 form)
Copy of the parent card is needed.
These students are eligible for all Title VI services listed below.
TITLE VI SERVICES included but not limited to:
Free tutoring during the school day
Parental contact if child is on the Ineligible list
ACT Prep Course for So./Jrs.
Scholarship application assistance
ACS Native American Club
Title VI Field Trips
Non-JOM sponsored activities and services
First Tuesday of each month (except July)
Administration Center,611 Veterans Blvd., Ardmore, OK 73401
All parents/guardians of ACS Native American students are encouraged to attend and participate.
Tribally funded program through Chickasaw Nation
Monies pay costs for academic and cultural education and programs, supplies, incentives, etc.
To be eligible for program, the student must have a CDIB card of ¼ blood quantum or
Verified by making a copy of the student’s CDIB and/or tribalmembership certificate or card
(The requisite Title VI Student Eligibility Certification (506) form must be on file in the Indian Education office.
These students are eligible for all Indian Education services (both Title VI / JOM)
JOM SERVICES included but not limited to:
all Title VI services plus:
AMS/AHS course fees
one Fall, one Spring ACT fee for So./Jrs./Srs.
Senior cap and gown purchased by program
Cultural field trips and programs
JOM Awards Banquet or Site Celebrations
ALL STUDENTS MUST CONTACT THEIR TRIBES AND SUBMIT HONOR CLUB AWARD APPLICATIONS FOR A’S, B’S, AND PERFECT ATTENDANCE EACH QUARTER OR SEMESTER PER GUIDELINES OF TRIBE.
HS/MS may receive some course- specific supplies (art, geography, etc.) at Indian Ed. office. Bring class schedule and supply list.
GRADUATES MUST CONTACT TRIBE FOR GRADUATION HONOR CORDS!
Through Public Law 81-847, this is a federally funded program designed to assist school districts that have lost property tax
revenue due to the presence of tax-exempt
Federal property, etc., including children
living on Indian lands and in low-rent
Money goes into the General Fund for use as
the district deems necessary
Most of our revenue at this time comes from
Chickasaw Nation Low Rent Housing and
Mutual Help Homes as well as Special
Services students who live therein.
Students do not have to be Native
American, but they must be living on
federally impacted property.
We can receive monies for students whose
parents/guardians work on federally
impacted property as well once the required
percentage is met. This is most usually
Chickasaw tribal businesses.
Chickasaw housing can be verified with a
source check form.
According to our Indian Policies and
Procedures, Ardmore City Schools Faculty
and Staff need to ensure that:
all children will participate in school
programs on an equal basis with all
other children attending school in the
informational summary sheets
describing PL 81- 847 are available;
seek and share input from the Indian
community regarding the education
of Indian children and any
educational programs provided with
ACS considers recommendations of
the tribe and submits a timely written response as needed or if requested.
The annual Impact Aid Public Hearing will
be held each year in December at the
monthly Board of Education meeting.
Individuals or tribal officials may address
the Ardmore City Schools Board of
Education (Board) with any comments,
concerns, recommendations, or proposed
action by complying with the Boards
guidelines for being placed on the Board
The Impact Aid Task Force conducts four
meetings per year (1 st Tuesday of October,
December, February, and April) at 5:30 PM
in the ACS Administration Building for the
purpose of soliciting input from the tribe
and parents of Indian children on equal
Ardmore City Schools’ Students (Pre-K – 12th ) are encouraged to attend our Native American Club meetings held on the first Thursday of each month beginning in September and ending in May. We usually meet at the Middle School Cafeteria from 4:00- 5:00 PM. A light snack will be provided. (Elementary students must have a parent/guardian attend with them).
Please look for our new Indian Education Calendar which holds upcoming Indian Education activities and programming. It can conveniently be found on our school website (ardmoreschools.org) and the parent committee’s Ardmore JOM Facebook page (Ardmore JOM).