Special Programs

  • Fine Arts Programs: Española Public Schools receives Fine Arts Education Act programming to all K-6 school sites, this program offers opportunities for elementary students to participate in fine arts activities, including visual arts, music, theater and dance. Our school utilizes its fine arts funding to provide enrichment opportunities for our students. 

  • Bilingual & EL Services: Española Public Schools implements a Heritage Language (Spanish or Tewa) instructional programs at all school sites and at most grade levels (K-12) as staff is available. Española Public Schools also offers English Language Development (ELD) to English Learners (ELs) as needed at all school sites. EL services are enhanced and supported through Title III program funding.  Click here for more information. 

  • Indian Education Services: Española Public School's Indian Education Department strives to provide a culturally-appropriate and responsive educational experience, while providing a quality education for the capacity and sustainability of our Native American students and their tribes, while providing and strengthening community, cultural relations, and understandings within the Española Valley. Click here for more information. 

  • HOPE Program: The Homeless Opportunities = Power in Education program supports students who are experiencing unstable housing, doubled-up situations, homelessness or inadequate living conditions. HOPE strives to improve training, identification, enrollment, stability and success in school from pre-school to high school to post-secondary education.  Students Living in unstable housing or in doubled up situations may be eligible for support services at their school sites.  Click here for more information. 

  • Title I Program: Title I provides financial assistance to districts and schools with high numbers or high percentages of children from low-income families to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards. Click here for more information.   

  • Inquiry Based Science Education: The Inquiry Science Education Consortium (ISEC) nurtures partnerships and cultivates excellence in public education in Northern New Mexico. ISEC is the LANL Foundation's flagship K-12 Program, dedicated to increasing equity and access to quality STEM education for students in grades K–6 throughout Northern New Mexico. The program initiated early alignment with the Next Generation Science Standards and supported the State in advocating for its NM STEM Ready! Science Standards. Click here for more information. 

  • Elementary Sports Program:  Española Public Schools supports a district basketball and cheer program for students in grades 4-6.  Eligible student athletes may participate in district organized games each fall. 

  • Cooking with Kids: Our school provides Cooking with Kids classes for students in grades K-6.   Cooking with Kids educates and empowers children and families to make healthy food choices through hands-on learning with fresh, affordable foods. Cooking with kids promotes communities where families cook together, teachers engage students, farms nurture crops, and chefs inspire creativity.   Click here for more information.

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