Education Foundation

DPEF     We invite everyone to check out our recently redesigned website:  Listed on the site is information on our current fundraisers, grant projects, community discount card, Strides for Schools Fun Run and more!

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The Deer Park Education Foundation would like to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who supported the 11th Annual Strides for Schools event as a Virtual Fun Run.  The Funds raised will support the Teacher Grant Program which supports important programs such as the Reading Recovery program.  The Leader Board with all the times that were submitted will be published soon.  If you still need to pick up your race shirt, email to make arrangements. We hope everyone has a safe and relaxing summer!  


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Teacher Grant for the 2020-2021 School Year Announcement
The Deer Park Education Foundation annually funds Enrichment Grants (up to $2500) and District-wide Grants (up to $20,000) to employees of the Deer Park Independent School District.  This year, the Foundation is funding the Dr. Arnold Adair Reading Recovery Grant in the amount of $20,000 to support the district’s Reading Recovery Program.  The additional 155 grant applications received, have been placed on hold until they can be adjusted to meet the future school standards to be implemented in the fall due to Covid-19. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Torres at or 832-668-7037. Click HERE to view a 2020-2021 grant application.

CONGRATULATIONS to the 2019-20 DPEF Teacher Grant Recipients!

The DPEF is proud to partner with DPISD to fund innovative and creative Teacher Enrichment Grants. We wish to thank all the volunteers, community leaders and businesses that have supported the DPEF and have helped to contribute over $2.5 million dollars to support programs that enhance the educational experience. The DPEF awarded 167 grants for a total donation of $267,085.00 for the 2019-20 school year.
The Foundation is a 501©3 non-profit, tax exempt organization founded in 1991 to help Deer Park ISD meet needs above and beyond the district’s budget. To assure that the Foundation can continue to fulfill its mission of excellence in education, we rely on support from our industry partners, area businesses, local organizations and individuals that share our commitment to a top quality education for our students. Find out more on way to support the DPEF at: