Students: 425 | Faculty: N/A | Grades: 9-12 | Gender: Coed
Chemawa Indian School
Chemawa Indian School proudly serves as the oldest boarding school still in operation in the United States. Located near Salem, Oregon the school’s origins date from the Government’s program to integrate Native Peoples into the general population of the country.
In 1880 construction began of the school buildings.Today only one of the original structures exists, it is eligible for the register of historic places.
The school has thousands of successful graduates and today is home to over 400 students and is coeducational. Despite its original goals of educating Native Americans into US society, traditional Indian culture is taught as well.
The school carries on its traditions of education and First Peoples culture in harmony. It has a history of successful athletics and academics as well.
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