• Highlights of EPISD and Fort Bliss Relations

    1. EPISD proudly serves more than 6,000 military-connected students, which makes up more than 10 percent of EPISD’s total student enrollment.
    2. EPISD employs Military Family Liaisons serving four elementary schools, two middle schools, one PK-8 and four high schools to assist with transitions, communication, student advocacy, and military support.
    3. Fort Bliss employs seven Military Family Life Consultants (MFLCs) at Chapin, Powell, Hartley PK-8, Logan, Milam, Nixon/Richardson (shared) and Bliss.
    4. William Beaumont Army Medical Center has behavioral health specialists embedded at Bliss, Milam and Powell Elementary Schools.
    5. EPISD fully funds, maintains and staffs four elementary schools (Bliss, Milam, Logan and Powell), one middle school (Navarrete) and one high school (Chapin) on military property.
    6. For more than 30 years, EPISD has paired our schools with Fort Bliss units in the Partnership in Education (PIE) volunteer program.
    7. In 2012, EPISD was awarded $13.3 million by the Department of Defense to rebuild Logan Elementary.
    8. EPISD has been awarded six Department of Defense Education Activity grants that target Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) initiatives at campuses with enrollment of more than 15 percent military students.
    9. Since 2011, EPISD has received federal funding from the Army’s Child, Youth and School Services for the Army Youth Programs in Your Neighborhood (AYPYN) program. Five high schools, three middle schools and a PK-8 receive funding for after-school programs.
    10. EPISD and Fort Bliss established a Military Collaborative Committee in 2014 which meets quarterly to improve communication between Fort Bliss and EPISD and better serve military families.