EPISD campuses participating in AYPYN are: Bassett, Canyon Hills, Hornedo, Ross and Richardson middle schools and Andress, Austin, Burges, Chapin and Franklin high schools.
AYPYN provides funds, technical assistance, and training in support of effective after-school programs. High priority is placed on funding after-school programs that:
-Support the academic needs of students who require extended learning opportunities to be academically successful at school and to demonstrate proficiency on local and state assessments
Provide an assets-rich environment that builds protective factors and promotes resilience
-Enrich schools' academic curricula with an emphasis on STEM (Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) initiatives
Offer students the opportunity to participate in wellness/fitness activities
-Enhance students' experiences with creative arts (e.g., drama, vocal and instrumental music, applied arts, and arts & crafts)
-Engage students in environments where they can socialize, such as student unions and recreation centers