Rock Point Community School
Tsé Nitsaa Deezʼáhí Diné Biʼóltaʼ (in Navajo)
Address
PO Box 560, Highway 191

86545

United States
Coordinates36°43′03″N 109°37′36″W / 36.7174°N 109.6268°W / 36.7174; -109.6268Coordinates: 36°43′03″N 109°37′36″W / 36.7174°N 109.6268°W / 36.7174; -109.6268
Information
School districtBureau of Indian Education
CEEB code030051
GradesK12
Enrollment325 Students (K–12) May 2016
Color(s)Maroon, gold, and white[1]
MascotCougar
Chief Executive OfficerDeana Dugi
Websitewww.rpcsaz.org

Rock Point Community School (RCPS, Navajo: Tsé Nitsaa Deezʼáhí Diné Biʼóltaʼ) is a school in Rock Point, Arizona. It is directly operated by the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE).[2] It employs some 90–100 faculty members. It is split into elementary (K–6) and secondary (7–12) units which is overlooked by a Chief Executive Officer and their own principals. It offers fully bilingual English and Navajo language education.

As of 2020 it had about 400 students including those from, in addition to Rock Point: Mexican Water, Rough Rock, Round Rock, and Sweetwater.[3]

History

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) established the school in 1935. The school previously functioned as a boarding school. As of 2021 it only takes day students now.[3]

References

  1. ^ http://www.aiaonline.org/schools/school.php?id=33[dead link]
  2. ^ "Rock Point Community School". Bureau of Indian Education. Retrieved 2021-07-29.
  3. ^ a b "About RCPS". Rock Point Community School. Retrieved 2021-07-29.