Weather Alert Update

January and February are the most common months for winter precipitation in DFW, therefore we would like to remind parents of our winter weather procedures before scholars return on January 9.  Our school website homepages have updated “Delays and Closings” buttons where parents can find all the latest information.  At Uplift we decide to close or delay schools by 6:00 a.m. at the latest. This decision is recommended by […]

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Winter Break Fun!

Winter break is here but the learning doesn’t have to stop! Whether your family is at home or you would like to seek an adventure in DFW, we have compiled a list of activities that are fun for the whole family.  At Home Activities:  Primary- Check out this Slime Activity that you can do at home with your scholar. This science […]

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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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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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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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