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 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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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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Boys & Girls Club of Greater Dallas’ Youth of the Year 2017

Uplift Williams’ scholar Cindy Leija has been named the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas’ Youth of the Year 2017. This past December, executives from the Boys & Girls Club and corporate partners served as judges for the Youth of the Year competition to interview and hear the stories of several youth from different […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Student Instructional Leadership Team

Seniors at Uplift Williams Preparatory have been given the opportunity to become student teachers through the new program Student Instructional Leadership Team (SILT). The SILT team is a group of twenty four senior scholars who tutor underclassman in Reading, English, Math, and Science skills in order to prepare for ACT and SAT exams. The twenty […]

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Dallas City Council approves Uplift’s land permit for a new campus in South Dallas

On Wednesday, Dallas City Council voted to approve Uplift Education’s application for a Specific Use Permit for the Uplift Pinnacle Destination School in southern Dallas.  The new campus will be a 6-12th grade extension to the K-5 Uplift Pinnacle campus currently also located in southern Dallas. “We are very grateful to have the City Council’s […]

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GPISD, Uplift Education formally approve partnership

On March 24, Grand Prairie ISD and Uplift Education formally approved a bold partnership called Education Energized (E2) that will redefine how charters and local districts work together in North Texas. This new initiative will create a school-within-a-school program run jointly by GPISD and Uplift at Lee Elementary School in Grand Prairie. Not only is […]

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