The McKinney-Vento Program
students/families from our District, in an equitable manner, to ensure
educational stability by eliminating barriers during registration, provide
transportation, access to school meals, as well as access to appropriate
educational and extracurricular activities.
In order to qualify for the McKinney-Vento program, one of the following conditions must be met (NMPED Guidance):
- Children whose families live in homeless, domestic violence or transitional shelters
- Children whose families are
(doubled up) living with friends or
relatives waiting for housing.
- Children or youth who runaway
- Children or youth who go from
family to family
- Children or youth who live with no
utilities for extended periods of time
- Children who stay in motels or
travel trailers waiting for adequate accommodations
McKinney-Vento Scaffolded Support
Note that if a student is ineligible, our team will reach out to school administrators, social workers, counselors & teachers to provide resources to students/families that they may need.
The McKinney-Vento program supports students/families with the following:
Facilitate registration process regardless of having an address or necessary documentation required to register student into a school.
Transportation and medical representation during doctor appointments or to various resources in the community.
Access to the DPS clothing bank (offering clothing/shoes for the entire family).
Provide basic school supplies.
Assist in finding community resources.
Educational support in the classroom.
Here is a professional development video training from the Department of Equity, if you would like to understand our program better and meet some of our staff.
Contact Us! 575-543-1000
Deming Public Schools McKinney-Vento Program