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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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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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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Uplift Network-wide science fair!

The Uplift network-wide district science fair took place January 27 with the hard work of scholars, teachers, staff and volunteers. More than 231 scholars presented months of research, data and testing. Guest filled the UT Southwestern T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building early Saturday morning for a full day of science. Many events took place throughout […]

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Uplift Scholar publishes novel at 13 years old

Sreeja Kuppam, an Uplift North Hills scholar,  published her first book on her thirteenth birthday. Ancient Dynasty Chronicle: The Untold Truth is a series of adventure, mystery and suspense. The middle school scholar has always shown her passion for writing in class and at home. “My parents didn’t expect me to write a book, but […]

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Uplift Mighty’s first graduating class!

Uplift Mighty Preparatory is excited to graduate its first class of seniors. Scholars have been preparing for senior year the past eleven years and as the first graduating class from an Uplift school in Fort Worth, scholars want to set the tone. “We are setting the tone for other generations to come which is a […]

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Red Ribbon Week: Your Future Is Key, So Stay Drug Free!

The National Red Ribbon Week Campaign raises awareness around the world on the effects of drug use within the lives of our youth. According to their website, Red Ribbon Week was established in 1985 in response to the murder of DEA agent Enrique Camarena.  Angered parents and youth in the communities across the country began […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Timothy Chapa

Timothy Chapa, sophomore at Uplift Heights Preparatory in West Dallas has been working hard to change the perception of teenagers in his community. Chapa along with 300 residents were on the verge of eviction from HMK properties in West Dallas. As organizations and community leaders began to speak up and fight for the community, he […]

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Freshman Forward

As a college preparatory public charter school, Uplift  promotes a college-going culture for all scholars at an early age.  From kindergarten all the way through high school, college memorabilia and conversation about where to attend college are seen and heard all through the hallways.  At the beginning of Freshman Year, the Road To College Freshman […]

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