our mission:
To rally our entire community to raise the critical funds necessary for continuing Highland Park ISD's tradition of exemplary education.
The Foundation’s number one priority is helping support HPISD’s critical needs. Your unrestricted gift to the Foundation’s greatest needs is a gift to sustain the excellence in education for every generation of Highland Park students. 
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Over the last 35 years, the Highland Park Education Foundation (HPEF) has granted more than $35 million to HPISD. HPEF partners with the District in many ways: providing teacher and staff salary support through Mad for Plaid, scholarships for teachers and students, facilitating grants for teacher innovation projects and professional development, growing a permanent endowment, supporting the Moody Innovation Institute, veterans plaque, HPHS Alumni Association, Retired Teachers' Luncheon, and more!

Vision

We envision a future where HPISD has the financial freedom to focus on educational excellence for all students. The entire HPISD community understands the critical budgetary needs of the District and faithfully supports the work of HPEF in raising essential funds. The community reflects a culture of collaborative partnerships that purposefully invests in the mission of HPEF.

Values

Integrity: We strive to do what is right at all times.

Transparency: In fulfillment of our fiduciary responsibilities, we provide full and responsive disclosure of financial, operating, and governance information, while maintaining donor confidentiality.

Professionalism: We hold ourselves to a standard of excellence in performance and service.

District-Mindedness: Our highest priority is meeting the essential financial needs of HPISD.

Collaboration: We value clear, instructive, and continuous communication so that we all work together to maximize the impact of the HPISD.