ABOUT DZIŁTH-NA-O-DITH-HLE SCHOOL

Mission Statement

 

The mission of Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle Community Grant School is to nurture, teach and challenge our students to reach their fullest potential.

 

Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle bi'ólta’ haz’ą́ągi éí niha’áłchíní t’áá yíní át’éeji’ óhool’aah dooleeł hwiinidzin. Díí biniyé éí t’áá’ałtsoji’ nanitin, dóó chánah ólzin, índa náásgóó bá nitsáhákees.

Vision Statement

 

"For Each Child Success"

School Board Members

President:  Ervin Chavez

Vice-President:  Ben Woody Jr.

Secretary:  Irene Betoni

Member:  William Foster

Parent Advisory Committee

President:  Darlene Martinez

Vice-President:  Marcella Yazzie

Treasurer:  Frederick Harrison

Member: Brian Begay

Our History in Education 

Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle Community School is located 25 miles south of Bloomfield, NM on the east side of Highway 550.  The school was built in 1968 as a (BIA) Bureau of Indian Affair operation, but in 2005 it converted to a grant school. Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle Community School is a FACE - 8th Grade school.  The school is located in New Mexico on the eastern part of the Navajo Reservation near Huerfano Mountain, which is also one of the sacred mountains to the Navajo people.  The schools serves several chapters and communities. 

 

Each year Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle Community School enrolls between 150-180 students who are predominantly Navajo.  The schools population comes from the surrounding chapters;  Huerfano, Nageezi, Counselor, Nenahnezad and Shiprock.  Most of the students enrolled at Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle Community School are from the area and their parents have been most interation with the school.  Parents serve on the (PAC) Parent Advisory Committee to support the school and they also participate in school function. 

Many of the students reside in the Residential Dormitory along with Bloomfield High School Students.  Within the Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle areas there is the school, staff housing, NHA housing, (IHS) Indian Health Services, a church, a Sheriff's Station and a Fire Station. 

The school has the following departments:  Academic, Facility, Transportation, Food Service, Business Office, Human Resources, Residential and FACE program. 

The Academic Program is K-8th with self-contained classrooms from 7th-8th grade.  Fine Arts classes include:  Culture, Physical Education, Library, Art and Computer.  Related services are provided to students within the Special Education Program. 

The FACE program provides Home-Based and Center-Based Services to local parents and their children.  The Home-Based program has Parent Educators who make home visits within the community to provide services to parents and their children from prenatal to 5 years old. The Center-Base is on-site and has a preschool teacher and a co-teacher who provide services to children from 3 years old to 5 years old. The Adult Education program is also a part of the Center-Based program that assists adults in obtaining their GED. 

Grants Awarded:

  • Native Language Immersion $130,000.00

  • 21st Century:  Tutoring, STEAM Camp

  • Summer Enrichment $140,000.00

We look forward to creating an engaging learning environment for your child! 

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