What We Teach
NACA provides an academic program that reflects a commitment to student academic achievement, cultural connections, and creative electives.
- Native Literature classes foster literacy skills and knowledge and, at the middle school level, students connect to indigenous cultures through additional Native Literature and tiered reading classes.
- In Indigenous History students explore local, continental, and global history and geography that is grounded in relevant perspectives.
- Numeracy is fostered through the Connected Math Program in middle school and Interactive Math Program in high school.
- Indigenous Science is grounded in physical, life, earth, environmental sciences and biology.
- Health and wellness are central to NACA’s Personal Wellness classes which are offered at all grades.
- Indigenous Language classes include: Lakota, Navajo, Tiwa, Keres, and Zuni language classes.
- NACA Rock and Indigenous Art are elective classes that are grounded in student choice and interest.