Migrant Education Program

Kids in class with money The Migrant Education Program is provided at all grades and campuses in Canutillo Independent School District. This program is designed to enhance the educational experience of Migrant students 3 to 21 years of age. Services include: intensive academic tutoring, counseling and referral services, school record transfer, and parent engagement programs. The objective of this program is to provide supplemental academic services for the migrant students in an effort to support and enrich their school experience.


A child is eligible if within the last 3 years he/she has moved from one school district to another with the purpose of accompanying a parent or guardian, who for a minimum of 3 days, seeks or obtains a job in the agricultural or fishery related fields.

Some of the Benefits and Services Provided by the Migrant Program are:

  • Intensive tutoring classes at all grades.
  • School supplies
  • Winter jackets through Operation Noel
  • Scholarship and financial aid advisory services
  • Summer program (Project SMART)
  • Dental services
  • Health services
  • Educational field trips
  • Parent leadership activities

Canutillo Migrant Parents

Parent Advisory Council (PAC) meetings provide parents with information about the Migrant Education Program and the activities scheduled. Parents listen to guest speakers on different topics relating to educational and health issues. Through this, they strengthen their parenting skills and also learn about other educational programs available to them and their children.