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Indian Education

STAR Program

An incentive program for Choctaw members enrolled in grades 2 through 12 that rewards students for academic excellence and encourages success in the classroom.


  • Students must be enrolled in grades 2-12 and possess a Choctaw Nation tribal membership card.


Apply in the Chahta Achvffa member portal. Application Dates:

  • Jan. 1 – April 1 (for the previous Fall semester)
  • June 1 – Sept. 1 (for the previous Spring semester)

Please contact the program for a paper application.


APPLY ONLINE—The parent/guardian is now responsible for filling out all information on-line.  If you need help or more information, contact Royce Bell-Indian Ed coordinator or Celia Abernathy, Counselor.  Phone—918-969-2341 (school)

STAR Program
PO Box 1210
Durant, OK 74702


Incentives are given twice a year at the end of each semester for the following academic achievements:

  • All A’s: $50 gift card
  • All A’s and B’s: $25 gift card
  • Perfect Attendance: $25 gift card


There will be an Indian Ed meeting on April 18 at 3:15 pm.  All committee members are encouraged to attend.  Click on link below to see meeting agenda. April 18 Agenda

Choctaw Code Talkers

Learn more about the famous WWI and WWII Choctaw Code Talkers.  The link below is about  Joseph Oklahombi from Bokchitao, Oklahoma and was the most-decorated WWI soldier from Oklahoma.