FORT BLISS SCHOOLS: DAYCARE - HIGH SCHOOL
By Chris Walker
IntroductionSo, you just got your orders for Fort Bliss. Now what? If you’re a parent, one of the first things you need to do when relocating to a new area is research the childcare and school options. Luckily, Fort Bliss is a fairly simple area with a major school district that covers both on and off post options. Choosing the best school districts are a big factor in making your next housing decision. And if you’re still in the process of buying a house, there are loads of great listings for Fort Bliss on AHRN.com.
Suggested Read:Fort Bliss TX: In-Depth Welcome Center
Schools on Fort BlissAll schools on Fort Bliss as well as a large number of those off post are all part of the El Paso Independent School District. There are five schools on Fort Bliss that are part of the El Paso Independent School District, and you can find the contact information below.
El Paso Independent School District6531 Boeing Dr El Paso, TX 79925 Phone: 1 (915) 230-2000 The El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) is the largest school district in the area with more than 60,000 students and 92 campuses including those on the post itself. This includes 51 elementary schools, 15 middle schools, 10 high schools, 1 K-8 school, 4 specialty schools, and 4 alternative campuses.
Elementary Schools on Fort Bliss
1. Bliss Elementary, PreK-54401 Sheridan Rd Fort Bliss, TX Phone: 1 (915) 236-5150
2. Powell Elementary, PreK-54750 W. Ellerthorpe Rd Fort Bliss TX Phone: 1 (915) 774-7775
3. Logan Elementary, PreK-53200 E. Ellerthorpe Rd Fort Bliss, TX Phone: 1 (915) 236-5750
4. Milam Elementary, PreK-55000 Luke Rd Fort Bliss, TX Phone: 1 (915) 236-0325
Middle Schools on Fort BlissMiddle schools are located off post and are listed below.
High Schools on Fort Bliss
1. Chapin High School, 9-127000 Dyer St Fort Bliss, TX Phone: 1 (915) 236-0325
Daycares on Fort BlissIf you’re looking for childcare on post at Fort Bliss, there is a Family Child Care (FCC) program which is registered and quality controlled, providing flexible hours and even overnight child care in a comfortable home setting. Providers are vetted and licensed caregivers through the Child and Youth Services.
1. Family Child Care3503A Story St Fort Bliss TX Phone: 1 (915) 568-4198
Childcare on Fort BlissThere are also 5 Child Development Centers (CDC) on post for children 6 weeks to 12 years old. Parents may register annually for free with the CYSS Parent and Outreach Services at 1 (915) 568-4374.
1. Main Child Development Center (CDC)1730 Haan Rd Fort Bliss, TX Phone: 1 (915) 568-5689 *Currently closed due to construction. Check for updates here.
2. Milam CDC11896 Haan Rd Fort Bliss, TX Phone: 1 (915) 744-7877
3. Logan CDC3500 Ellerthorpe Rd El Paso, TX 79904 Phone: 1 (915) 568-3989
4. Replica CDC5036 Sheridan Rd West Fort Bliss, TX Phone: 1 (915) 569-7196
5. East Bliss CDC20707 Kasserine Way Fort Bliss, TX Phone: 1 (915) 744-2731
Schools Near Fort BlissFamilies living off-post have no shortage of great schools and daycare facilities to choose from in the massive El Paso Independent School District. Below is a list of the EPISD schools located closest to the post housing areas. There are ten other smaller school districts in the surrounding counties; El Paso, Socorro, Gadsden (NM), Ysleta, Canutillo, San Elizario, Clint, Anthony, Fabens, and Tornillo. However, EPISD is the largest and has the most military students in attendance. If you’re unsure what school your child will be zoned to, here is a handy school locator. For those living farther away from post, visit the corresponding county websites to get more information about these nearby education and childcare options. Socorro, Gadsden (NM), Ysleta, Canutillo, San Elizario, Clint, Anthony, Fabens, and Tornillo.
Elementary Schools near Fort Bliss
1. Hughey Elementary, PK-56201 Hughey Dr El Paso, TX 79925 Phone: 1 (915) 236-0250
2. Nixon Elementary, PK-511141 Loma Roja Dr El Paso, TX 79934 Phone: 1 (915) 236-5906
3. Travis Elementary, PK-55000 N. Stevens St El Paso, TX 79930 Phone: 1 (915) 236-6200
Middle Schools near Fort Bliss
1. Bassett Middle, 6-84400 Elm St. El Paso, TX 79930 Phone: 1 (915) 236-6350
2. Richardson Middle, 6-811350 Loma Franklin Dr El Paso, TX 79934 Phone: 1 (915) 235-6650
3. Ross Middle, 6-86101 Hughey Dr El Paso, TX 79925 Phone: 1 (915) 236-0800
High Schools near Fort Bliss
1. Andress High, 9-125400 Sun Valley Dr El Paso TX 79924 Phone: 1 (915) 236-4000
2. Austin High, 9-123500 Memphis Ave El Paso, TX 79930 Phone: 1 (915) 236-4200
3. Burges High, 9-127800 Edgemere Blvd El Paso, TX 79925 Phone: 1 (915) 236-7200
Private Schools near Fort Bliss, TXIf you’re looking for a good private school in the El Paso area, here is a list of the best rated private schools K-12. Below are just the top 5 rated options of K-12 Private Schools.
1. Radford School, K-122001 Radford St El Paso, TX 79903 Phone: 1 (915) 565-2737
2. Mesilla Valley Christian Schools, K-123850 Stern Dr Las Cruces, NM 88001 Phone: 1 (575) 525-8515
3. Loretto Academy, K-121500 Hardaway El Paso, TX 79903 Phone: 1 (915) 566-8400
4. Immanuel Christian School, PreK-121201 Hawkins Blvd, El Paso, TX Phone: 1 (915) 778-6160
5. Jesus Chapel School, PreK-1210200 Album Ave Phone: El Paso, TX 79925 Phone: 1 (915) 593-1153
Daycares Near Fort BlissIf you’re living off post, you are still able to utilize on-post childcare. However, if you’re looking for something closer to your home off post, here is a quick list of just a few of the many options in El Paso as rated by Yelp.
ConclusionEnsuring your children’s care and education is priority number one for any parent. We hope that this short article can help with that search and allow you to focus on your resettlement and getting out to explore the desert and cultural sites of El Paso and Fort Bliss. And have all the fantastic Tex-Mex you can eat!
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