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Program Eligiblity and Enrollment

Student Eligibility

All students who identify in skyward as American Indian/Alaskan Native are eligible. This classification includes Any student who identifies as Native American, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian, and Canadian First Nations are eligible to participate. 

 Student Enrollment

All students who are enrolled in a state or federally recognized tribe, or descend from an enrolled individual; either parent, or grandparent, must submit an ED 506 form to the American Indian Education Program

Form Information 


The ED 506 form is a Title VI US Department of Education form. Title VI funding supports and enhances our American Indian education plan.  This form is only required to be filled out once and kept on file by the Rochester Public School American Indian Education Program. 

Form Step-By-Step Instructions

Parents/Guardians, please clearly print information on forms. Form must be completely filled out to the best of your ability in order to be counted for Title VI.


1. ED 506 form is available at the Records & Registration office or CLICK HERE to save a workable form. Important save the form first to your computer, than open the pdf from the saved files on your computer. Fill it out and re-save. 

2. Accurately fill out 100% of information and check appropriate boxes in regard to individual with tribal enrollment and how tribe is recognized. 

3. If available fill in enrollment number of individual enrolled.

4. If enrollment number is not available due to special circumstance such as adoption please write short description on a word doc and attach when returning form. 

5. Provide signature and contact information.

6. Submit to American Indian Liaison via email, fax, or deliver to office. Contact information below. 

If you have questions please contact:

Guthrie Capossela
Native American Liaison
gucapossela@rochester.k12.mn.us
Phone: 507-328-4236
Fax: 507-328-4207

American Indian Education
Edison Administration Building
615 7th Street SW
Rochester, MN 55902
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