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Welcome to SPS Residential Program
Residential Enrollment Application
Residential Handbook
Sunday Bus Schedule
Residential Calendar
Program Syllabus
Quarterly Progress Report

Girls Dorm 928-672-3541/3542

Boys Dorm 928-672-3543/3544 

The Residential Program supports the academic goals of the Shonto Preparatory School by empowering and guiding students to become life-long learners through academic support and character development. The residential program activities are structured and guided by competent personnel who provide individualized and close monitor of students to create a safe, learning and fun environment for everyone.
 Thank you! Parents and students for choosing to participate in the Shonto Preparatory Schools Residential Program. On behalf of the residential personnel, welcome. We are looking forward to providing a student first based principle program.

The Residential Services Department comprises of program activities that promote students' emotional sense of security, physical well-being, autonomy, and self-esteem and to learn personal social skills at an early age leading to strong, independent living skills as they approach adolescence and adulthood. These programs are: after school tutoring, study hall and reading, counseling services, recreational and sports participation, guidance in canteen operation and banking, leisure time, music, dance and cultural appreciation, self-care and personal health and safety education.

Parental involvement in their children's education and social life is very important in the residential activities as well as in the school classroom setting. Therefore, the residential staff encourages each parent to visit her/his child often throughout the week at the residential halls to ensure that individual student does well in every aspect of her/his learning endeavors during the school year. 

Elroy Watson 
Workforce Leader

Marjorie Laughter
Administrative Assistant






Shonto Preparatory Schools Residential Program prepares students for their future by teaching Diné life principles to grow into confident and independent citizens.


Shonto Preparatory Schools Residential Program supports the academic goals of the Shonto Preparatory Schools.


The Shonto Preparatory Schools Residential Program is a support service for students attending Shonto Preparatory Schools as a five (5) night BIE residential program located on the school campus during the school year. The program offers a structured safe learning environment for its students to learn, practice self-care, personal hygiene and life skills with a strong emphasis on academic achievement. The students are between the ages of 6 to 17 years of age from grade levels first through the twelfth grades. The high school students must meet set conditional criteria to participate in the program. The residential program works in compliance with 25 CFR, Part 36, Subpart G, regulation, Navajo Nation Tribal 10 Code and the Arizona Revised Statues 15 as a reference for student safety.

Mailing: PO Box 7900, Shonto, Arizona 86054 | Physical: East Hwy 160 Route 98, Shonto, Arizona 86054