Migrant Program Information and Facts
The primary goal of the migrant program is to assist in improving educational opportunities for migrant children to help meet the challenging state academic content, to graduate from high school, and be a responsible citizen of the community.
In the 2017-2018 there were about 266 children in Southwest Region School District that qualified for the migrant education program; 37% of the student body population.
All eight schools within the district have a migrant coordinator that can help organize or provide contact information for possible services for migrant children.
Migrant students receive free Alaska-themed, age-appropriate books, fiction & non-fiction from the migrant education book program. About 6,500 books and 100 games were distributed this year alone.
In 2017-2018, 14 migrant family nights occurred.