Kickapoo Tribe of Okahoma
Johnson O'Malley Program
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What is the Johnson O'Mally Program Act?
It is an act that was implemented in 1934 that ensures that Native American children receive the education opportunities that would not otherwise be provided. It is a supplementary program that provides specialized educational needs of Native American Students attending public schools.
Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma Johnson O’Malley Program:
The Kickapoo Johnson O’Malley Program provides services to Native American children who attend Jones Public Schools and McLoud Public Schools. *Child must be an enrolled member of a state or federally recognized tribe.
Required Documents:
  • Complete JOM application with proper school official signature
  • CDIB or Enrollment Verification
  • Proof of income if required
  • Educational Support Application needed for certain services provided
  • Letter from school official, such coach/teacher, must be submitted with Educational Support Application
  • Required Documents:
  • Complete JOM application with proper school official signature
  • CDIB or Enrollment Verification
  • Proof of income if required
  • Educational Support Application needed for certain services provided
  • Letter from school official, such coach/teacher, must be submitted with Educational Support Application
    Services Provided:
  • School Supplies
  • Athletic Fees
  • Book Fair/Weekly Reader/Scholastic
  • Field Trip Fees
  • Class dues
  • Tutoring
  • Cultural Activities
  • Educational Enrichment
  • ACT Testing Fee
  • Summer School Fee
  • Band instrument Fees & Music items such as recorder
  • Computer Fees & Material
  • High School Senior deposit

  • * Services are provided when funding is available
    JOM Parent/Guardian & Student Community Meetings:
  • Annual community meeting held at beginning of academic school year.
  • Nominations for Parent Committee Officers
  • Other special activities

  • Regular/Special Meetings set by Parent Committee (no less than four times per academic year)
  • Discussion of students, school activities, approve budget preparation and execution, & educational support issues.
  • JOM Coordinator Reports
  • Officers of the Parent Committee consists of:
    Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Secretary and Other officers may be appointed as the committee elects.
    Purpose of the Committee & JOM Coordinator is to promote the welfare of Indian children and youth in home, school, community, and tribe. Raise the standards of school achievement of Indian children. To bring close relationship the home, and the school so that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of Native American Children & Youth.