EDUCATION SERVICES

EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

RST/ Sicangu Education Department 

Phone Numbers:(605) 747-2833
Fax:(
605)747-5479
Director Name:
Address:
521 BIA 9, PO Box 40, Rosebud, SD 57570
Social:
Website: 
Rst-education-department.com

Email: rstedcy@gwtc.net


Description of Services: 

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe's Education Department offers educational and limited assistance services to tribal citizens of the Sicangu Lakota Oyate.

 

Higher Education Program

Phone Numbers:(605) 747-2375 & (605) 747-5479

Fax:(605)747-5479

Director Name:

Address: 521 BIA 9, PO Box 40, Rosebud, SD 57570

Social:

Website: http://www.rst-education-department.com/higher-education-services/

Email: rsthighered@gwtc.net

Description of Services: 

RST HIGHER EDUCATION SERVICES

The RST Education Department offers higher education program services to all tribal members.  Enrolled tribal citizens are eligible to apply for the Higher Education Scholarship for undergraduate level studies to obtain a four year accredited college or university.  

 

We also provide assistance for ACT fees, application fees, housing fees, book fees and other fees related to higher education.  Our Higher Education Coordinator is available for career guidance and assistance for all tribal citizens requesting information related to higher education. For additional information call our Higher Education office to visit or set up an appointment.

Lakota Tiwahe Center

Phone Numbers:(605) 747-4145

Fax:(605)747-5479

Director Name:

Address: 521 BIA 9, PO Box 40, Rosebud, SD 57570

Social:

Website: http://www.rst-education-department.com/lakota-tiwahe-center-birth-5-services/

Email:  rstltc@gwtc.net

Description of Services: 

The Lakota Tiwahe Center provides Early Intervention Services to families of infants and toddlers (Birth-5 year olds) with developmental delays and/or disabilities. 

The Lakota Tiwahe Center  provides services in four areas:

  • Child Find for Early Identification

  • Developmental Screening/Evaluation

  • Parent Training

  • Early Intervention Services

Boarding Schools

Phone Numbers:(605) 747-2375 & (605) 747-5479

Fax:(605)747-5479

Address: 521 BIA 9, PO Box 40, Rosebud, SD 57570

Website: http://www.rst-education-department.com/boarding-schools/

Description of Services: 

We work closely with students, families and local agencies to provide the best possible alternative education for our tribal students. Boarding School applications are available at our office. You can call them directly or visit their website for further information.

  • Chemawa Indian School 

  • Crow Creek School  

  • Flandreau Indian School  

  • Marty Indian School   

  • Pierre Indian Learning Center  

  • Riverside Indian High School   

  • Sherman Indian High School  

  • St. Joseph Indian School    

Education Assistance Application

Phone Numbers:(605) 747-2375 & (605) 747-5479

Fax:(605)747-5479

Address: 521 BIA 9, PO Box 40, Rosebud, SD 57570

Website: http://www.rst-education-department.com/k-12-education-assistance/

Description of Services: 

The Education Department provides education assistance for school-ages students and their families to help defray cost related to student educational needs.  This service is funded with the RST Casino funds as available.  Funding is allocated one time per semester and may consist of the following requests with verifying documents;

 

 Application/Program fees, ACT and other testing fees, family services, luggage fees for boarding school students, travel assistance, tuition, books, supplies; and other special needs.

 

 Gas vouchers for transportation assistance to educational facilities off the reservation to include Job Corp and Airport are available during the school year. 

Truancy Intervention Program

Phone Numbers:(605) 747-2375 & (605) 747-5479

Fax:(605)747-5479

Address: 521 BIA 9, PO Box 40, Rosebud, SD 57570

Website:http://www.rst-education-department.com/truancy-intervention-services/

Description of Services: 

Through this Project, we are able to work closely with students , families and the schools to address the issues preventing them from learning and obtaining their education.  Services include the following:

 

  • Assist families with attendance issues and school retention

  • Collaborate with tribal and local agencies

  • Explore alternative placements

LOCAL SCHOOLS

Office of Exceptional Education/Resource Office

  • Phone Numbers: (605)-856-3513
    Fax: (605) 856-4223
    Director Name: Anna LeDeaux
    Address:181 W. Denver Drive, Mission, SD 57555
    Social: https://www.facebook.com/TCAreaPreschool
    Website: https://www.tcsdk12.org/o/rc
    Description of Services: Special Education Inservices. 

High Schools

  • St. Francis Indian School, K-12
    https://www.sfisk12.org/

    • 502 East Warrior Drive
      PO Box 379, Saint Francis, SD 57572

    • (605)747-2299​

  • Todd County School District, K-12
    https://www.tcsdk12.org/

    • 118 East Denver Drive, Mission, South Dakota 57555

    • (605)856-3501 & (605)856-2449

Sapa Un Catholic Academy

Phone Numbers: (605) 747-2361
Director Name:
Address:350 South Oak Street, PO Box 499,St. Francis, SD 57572
Social:https://www.facebook.com/sapaun
Website:https://www.sfmission.org/sapa-un-catholic-academy


Description of Services:​

The Sapa Un Catholic Academy, is St Francis Mission’s Faith- based, Dual Language School on the Rosebud Reservation. We are now accepting applications for students in Kindergarten through 8th grade for the 2021-2022 school year. Students of all religious backgrounds are welcome!

 

Students enjoy a small class size of 10- 12 students, an experienced, caring and qualified staff, fresh nutritious meals, and low tuition fees with scholarships available. We offer cultural opportunities in Lakota language and culture. Our students also engage in cooperative learning.​

Wakanyeja Tokeyahci Wounspe Tipi

(Children’s First Learning School)

Phone Numbers:(605) 856-2393, (605) 828-6446 
Director Name: Sage Fast Dog
Address:PO Box 236, Mission, SD 57555

Social:https://www.facebook.com/sapaun

Email:sage@sicangucdc.org
Website:www.sicangucdc.org/wakanyeja-tokeyahci


Description of Services:

Wakanyeja Tokeyahci (WT) is a Lakota immersion school for elementary school. The school is located in Mission and is run by Sicangu CDC. WT focuses on Indigenous identity, Lakota language, and holistic development while maintaining rigorous academic standards.

RST Head Start

Phone Numbers: 605.747.2391
Fax:605.747.2590
Director Name: Vonda Pourier

Email: vonda.pourier@rst-nsn.gov
Address: 725 HOSPITAL DRIVE - ROSEBUD, SOUTH DAKOTA 57570
Social: https://www.facebook.com/SLOHSEHS
Website: https://www.rst-headstart.com/

 

Description of Services:

The Sicangu Lakota Oyate Head Start/Early Head Start value our children, families and community agencies through:

  • Teaching and modeling Lakota Values

  • Creating an enriched learning environment that supports individual child development families and staff

  • Advocating for all children, families and community agencies;

  • Empowering and supporting positive growth for our children, families, and staff​​​

HIGHER EDUCATION

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Sinte Gleska University​​

​Phone Numbers:605-856-8100
Fax: (605) 856-4135
Director Name: Lionel Bordeaux
Mailing Address: Po Box 105/Mission, SD/57555

​Shipping Address: 101 Antelope Lake, Circle, Mission,SD 57555
Social: https://www.facebook.com/SinteGleskaUniversity
Website:http://www.sintegleska.edu/

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