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The purpose of the Title VI Indian Education Formula Grant is to fulfill the Federal Government's unique and continuing trust relationship with and responsibility to the American Indian/Alaska Natives for the educational needs of American Indian children. The Federal Government will continue to work with local educational agencies (Sacramento City Unified School District) toward the goal of ensuring programs that serve American Indian children are of the highest quality and provide for not only the basic elementary and secondary educational needs, but also the unique educational and culturally related academic needs of these children.


  • Academic Assistance

  • Cultural Events and Programs

  • Student Advocacy and Support

  • College Prep and Scholarship Writing

  • Graduation and Promotion Recognition

  • Access to an American Indian Parent and Student list serve with AIEP updates


Enrollment Qualifications:

Qualifications for services through the American Indian Education Program:

  • A student is eligible if he/she is an enrolled member of an American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Group 

  • Or if his/her parents or grandparents are an enrolled member of an American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Group.

  • A complete 506 Enrollment form on file for each child.




2024 Summer Programming:


The SCUSD American Indian Education Program is organizing a five-day summer program for our incoming 2nd-6th grade students from June 17th to June 21st at Washington Elementary, located at 520 18th Street.

We’re planning field trips to MOSAC, IMAX and Urban Air. They will engage in various activities such as music, pottery, handgames, and a traditional foods workshop. This program aims to foster a sense of community among Native students within the district.

To enroll your child in this program, please fill out the provided form. Please be aware that additional field trip documents will be given to the students.

Dates: June 17-21
Time: 9:00AM-3:00PM
Who: incoming 2nd-6th grade students
Location: Washington Elementary
Cost: Free



Parent Committee:

In efforts to engage parents and the community, we encourage your participation in the Parent Committee meetings scheduled for the year. Any parent with a student enrolled in the Indian Education Program is eligible to be a committee member. The parent committee advises, approves, and signs off on programs allocated for the American Indian Education Program within the yearly grant. Parents are our strongest advocates for change and growth of the AIEP by informing staff, administrators, and programs that serve their students on a daily basis.


September 28, 2023

October 26, 2023

November 16, 2023

January 25, 2024

February 22, 2024

March 28, 2024

April 25, 2024

May 23, 2024



Location: Serna Center, 5735 47th Ave.
Meetings will be held in the Indiana Room

Native Youth of Sacramento

NYS is the youth group made up of 7th-12th grade Native students out of the Sacramento City Unified School District. The purpose of the youth organization is to enhance the general educational experience of Native students by providing a safe space where bi-weekly meetings are held. As youth leaders, they collaborate with Native community events and provide the student voice within the district to promote the educational needs and advancements for our Native youth.


First meeting September 22nd,  6:30pm-8:00pm at Serna Center

For more info about AIEP contact Christina P.C. Narvaez at (916) 643 - 9364 or 

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