The Education Department facilitates the education of the entire Tribal community from pre-kindergarten to adult. Programs include after-school tutoring, summer enrichment programs, adult high school and GED preparation, college and vocational training, career development and technical skill acquisition. The Education Department communicates and collaborates with students, parents, outside educational agencies and health services, and also encourages family and community involvement in the education of their children. We also promote cultural awareness and activities to connect the past to the present.

Mission Statement

The Education Department’s mission is to create a positive learning environment that promotes educational and social development, healthy living and cultural awareness in order to sustain self-sufficiency and a productive community.

Education Department Components

We provide many services to the Tribal Community, including:

  • Group and one-on-one tutoring and instruction for kindergarten through 12th grade students
  • A GED and Adult High School Diploma program
  • College course offerings and assistance
  • Computer training
  • Adult literacy
  • Skill development and employment preparation
  • A scholarship program for enrolled members
  • Collaboration between local schools and parents
  • Academic screening
  • Educational field trips
  • A summer enrichment program
  • A summer kindergarten readiness program
  • A lending and resource library
  • Cultural activities including a Me-Wuk language program


Hours of Operation

Summer Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

School Year Hours:

  • Adult Education: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Elementary Room: 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Cultural Education: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Extracurricular Activity Applications (For Tribal members only)

Contact Us

Phone: 209.928.5333
Physical Address: 19595 Mi-Wu Street, Tuolumne, CA, 95379
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 699, Tuolumne, CA, 95379