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Enrolling Your Child at Tohono O’odham High School

To ensure a smooth enrollment process, it is essential for parents or guardians to provide all the necessary administrative records before their child can be officially enrolled. We encourage you to thoroughly review the registration forms to familiarize yourselves with the conditions registrants must meet. For a seamless enrollment experience, please be sure to have a parent or guardian accompany the student during the enrollment process.

Enrollment Forms

To officially enroll at Tohono O’odham High School, students need to have all the required enrollment forms completed and submitted to the school. A student will be listed as enrolled once we have received and processed all necessary enrollment forms. Please note that students may not attend classes at the school until all required enrollment forms are received and processed.


The enrollment packet includes all necessary information for admission at Tohono O’odham High School, such as:

  • Student Enrollment Application (2 pages)
  • Emergency & Release Information Form
  • Physical Location of Home with Map Form
  • Tribal Enrollment Release of Information Form
  • Permission to Publish Pictures Form
  • Request for Transcripts Form
  • Primary Home Language Other Than English Form
  • Consent for Indian Health to Provide Services
  • Tohono O’odham Nation Health Care Form
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To complete the application process, please attach copies of the following documents with your enrollment packet:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) or letter of enrollment
  • Immunization Record updated with a July 2023 stamp
  • Copy of your 8th Grade Certificate
  • Official Grades from the last school attended
  • Court Orders of Guardianship
  • Official Withdrawal Notice

Complete all sections of the enrollment packet and attach copies of essential documents. Additionally, please ensure that all pages requesting a parent/guardian signature are appropriately signed.

If you have any questions or need assistance during this process, please don't hesitate to contact the front office at:

Monday- Friday from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm

Thank you for considering Tohono O’odham High School for your child's education. We look forward to welcoming your family into our vibrant academic community.

Enrollment Frequently Asked Questions 

What are the age limits for enrollment at Tohono O’odham High School?

Regular education students reaching the age of 21 before the first day of school won't be eligible to attend. However, those who start before reaching this age threshold can complete the ongoing school year. Special education students reaching the age of 22 before the school year begins cannot return to school for that academic year.

What areas does Tohono O’odham High School serve?

Tohono O’odham High School serves ninth through twelfth-grade students from the entire reservation.

When is a student considered officially enrolled?

A student is listed as officially enrolled once all required application forms are completed and received at the school. Attendance in classes is permitted once the application forms are processed.

What documents do I need bring to enroll my child? 

In addition to the items listed above, the following documents may need to be furnished: 

  • Students that reside outside of the attendance boundaries must have an out-of-boundary waiver that has been approved by the school board.
  • If you are enrolling a child and you are not the biological parent, you will need to provide proof of guardianship by presenting one of the following: 
    • Legal court documents
    • Care Givers Affidavit
    • Power of Attorney

Is any other information helpful to the process?

Upon admission, any student with a known medical issue, including a food allergy, must disclose the information to the principal and registrar. School officials will ensure that this information is shared with appropriate staff within the school in accordance with the school’s policy and make the necessary referrals to the school’s Section 504 Coordinator.

What reasons would there be that the school would refuse enrollment?

Adult students (18 years or older) who have no possible chance of graduating by his/her 21st birthday will be denied admission (HS only). Students may also be denied enrollment if the school determines the student poses a direct threat to the health, safety, or welfare of staff, faculty, students, or themselves. 

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