Click here, Steps to Return to a Saved Application
No, you do not have to re-apply. Parents/guardians of our current SFIS students will receive an Intent to Return declaration in the spring that will provide notice to us of your plans to have your student return for the 24-25 SY.
The 24-25 Application for Admission opened Wednesday, November 1, 2023.
The 24-25 Application for Admission for grades 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th closed on Saturday, February 10. We are still accepting new applications for the 24-25 7th grade class. The deadline for applications for 7th grade is Monday, March 4, 2024.
Yes, per federal guidelines, SFIS requires applicants to demonstrate they are a member of, or are at least one-fourth degree Indian blood descendent of a member of, a federally recognized tribe.
Applicants must submit a complete online application and take the Admissions Exam. Applications missing required documents or information will be considered incomplete and will not be invited to take the Admissions Exam. The Admissions Committee will review complete applications and make final decisions in March. Applicants will be notified by email in March of their admissions status.
The Admissions Exam is utilized by the Admissions Committee to learn more about the applicant and to assesses their math and reading skills to help determine the most appropriate course placement for the student. After an applicant has started an application, they will be invited to an exam session. Applicants are required to take the exam in-person at the SFIS Campus.
The Admissions Exam consists of the following:
An email to RSVP for the final Admissions Exam date will be sent to applicants with complete applications submitted by the closing date of Monday, March 4, 2024. Walk-ins will not be accepted.
Tribal education departments, tribal libraries, and public libraries are great resources for our tribal and urban communities. Contact them directly to find out how they can help. The SFIS Office of Admissions staff can also assist by phone, text, and email with challenges you may have uploading documents.
Please note, picture files may work for some but not all uploads. Please utilize the information below as an additional resource to create pdf files of your documents using your phone:
Creating PDF files on your iPhone
If you have an iPhone, you use your notes app to scan documents to upload to OLR, here's a short video on how to create pdfs using the Notes app: Create PDF using Notes App (iPhone)
Creating PDF files on your Android phone
You can follow the written directions below or, access this short video on how to create a PDF file from an Android Device, Create a PDF Using Google Drive (Android Device)
Scan and create a PDF document on an Android Device
1.) Open your Google Drive app (Google Drive icon).
2.) In the bottom right, tap Add (+).
3.) Tap Scan (camera icon).
4.) Tap button to take a photo of the document you’d like to scan, tap OK. If this is the only page of your document, tap Save. If you have another page for the same document, tap the add icon at the bottom of the page (looks like two documents on top of each other with a cross in the center). After all documents have been added, tap Save. You will be given the option to save your document to whichever file you choose in your Google Drive. Tap, Save.
Contact the Office of Admissions.
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Admissions Main Phone: (505) 989-6370
Admissions Secondary Phone: (505) 690-6293
Admissions Email: firstname.lastname@example.org