Military Families FAQs

  • Q. Where will my child attend school?
    A. Students will attend school in their attendance zone, which is based on the home address. Click here to enter your address and find out what school your child will attend.
    Q. Can my child attend an on post school if we live off post?
    A. Yes, conditionally under the EPISD transfer policy. Parents may request a Pupil Transfer Request for the campus they wish to attend. Click here to download the Pupil Transfer Request Form.
    Q. Can the school district accommodate students with special needs?
    A. Yes. Please click here to visit for more information about our Special Education Program.
    Q. How many days can a student be absent from school?
    A. The State of Texas requires that all students attend school for at least 90 percent of the days the class is offered, otherwise the student will not receive credit for the class. For exact number of days due to different academic scheduling, please check with your student's school administration.
    Q. Is Pre-Kindergarten available?
    A. Yes, please click here for more information on our EPISD PreK program.
    Q. What is the enrollment process?
    A. Please click here for information on how to enroll in EPISD.
    Q. What documents are required for registration?
    A. Birth Certificate, Vaccination Record, Social Security card (if available), Records from Previous School (if applicable), proof of residency or an approved transfer request, parent picture ID.
    Q. Is bus transportation provided?
    A. Bus transportation is provided for students who live two or more miles from their home campus (based on the attendance zone in which their home is located); or is a hazardous condition as defined by state law [see CNA(LEGAL)]; or is a student who resides within two miles of his or her assigned campus and who must cross Interstate 10 or US 54 going from his or her home to his or her assigned campus.
    Q. Is Texas a signatory to the Interstate Compact on Education Opportunity for Military Children?
    A. Texas is a signatory to the Interstate Compact on Education Opportunity for Military Children.
    Q. What special programs are available for high school students?
    A. EPISD is proud of our wide variety of excellent  21st Century learning programs ranging  from Early Colleges, Magnet programs, International Baccalaureate and New Tech campuses. We encourage students and parents to explore our offerings at each campus. Click here to explore the programs.