Demystifying the lottery at Uplift Education

The application and enrollment process for new families looks slightly different at Uplift Education than it does at a traditional school district, and we are often asked to clarify our process. In short, the application window for the 2019-20 school year begins December 1 and ends February 1. To have an equal opportunity for your scholar to be selected for an available space at one of our […]

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Uplift Education receives $90,000 grant to enhance postsecondary advising as part of the “To and Through” Advising Challenge

Uplift Education’s Road To College program was selected to receive a $90,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation through the “To and Through Advising Challenge.”  The challenge was awarded to districts that will meaningfully impact high school students’ journey through graduation and into postsecondary education, especially low-income and students of color. Guidance and […]

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Are you ready for the first day of school?

The first day of school is right around the corner on August 7th!  Scholars and families may be excited to see their friends, teachers and schools leaders and may even feel a little nervous about starting a new grade or school.  Below are a few tips for a smooth the transition back into the school […]

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Uplift Education earns 16 International Baccalaureate Authorizations, becomes one of the nation’s Top Five IB Districts

Uplift Education earned 16 International Baccalaureate authorizations over the course of the 2017-18 school year, including five Primary Years Programmes, two Middle Years Programmes, and nine Diploma Programmes. With nearly 19,000 scholars across 40 schools, these newest authorizations elevate Uplift to one the nation’s Top Five IB Districts in number of programmes served, according to […]

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School’s out & summer is here!

Check out some great activities, camps and home activities for you and your scholar to partake in this summer! Activities Studio Movie Grill– Catch popular children’s movies all summer at the Studio Movie Grill – Children’s Summer Series. Date: Weekday’s throughout the summer Time: 10:00 a.m. Cost: $1 Klyde Warren Park– Food trucks, FREE activities, yoga, a playground […]

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Teacher Appreciation Freebies

Teacher appreciation week is May 7-11. Below you will find great freebies for teachers and staff. Please check with your local retailer for these promotions. Food Chick-Fil-A When: May 8th Time: 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Freebie: Free chicken sandwich   Haagen-Dazs When: May 8th Time: 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Freebie: Free cone day […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Valeria Escobar

Valeria Escobar has taken the next big step in pursuing a life-long dream of career in journalism.  The Uplift Summit International Preparatory senior earned admission and a full-ride scholarship to Columbia University in New York City.  Escobar will announce her decision to attend along with hundreds of Uplift seniors at College Signing Day on April […]

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Testing Season: How can you help your scholars?

Scholars are entering the testing season of of the school year. State and federally mandated tests are a governmental requirement but Uplift also uses these tests as part of the full picture of data to measure overall scholar growth. Our English Language Learners started the Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS) test on Monday. […]

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Scholar Spotlight: William Horne

Uplift Summit International Preparatory scholar, William Horne, is giving back to his school by starting the Keep Summit Beautiful organization. Horne is on the Mayor’s Youth Commission, a platform for him to volunteer his time to his city and where he was introduced to the national nonprofit, Keep America Beautiful. “I saw Uplift Summit as […]

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SPRING BREAK IS HERE

Spring Break is a great time to relax, have fun, enjoy family time and get involved in events around the metroplex! Below you will find activities you can do at home with your scholar and events you can attend for a day out. Texas Discovery Garden: Offering FREE activities to all ages with a family-friendly […]

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