Senior Spotlight: Andy Huynh

When Andy Huynh entered sixth grade at Uplift Summit for the 2012-13 school year, he couldn’t have imagined the impact the school would have on his life over the following six years.  “I didn’t realize how the introduction to college at an early age would help set up my future,” Andy said.  The role of the […]

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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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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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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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Uplift Science Fair

Months of scholar research, trials and data culminated at the annual Uplift Science Fair. Over 200 scholars from all campuses across Uplift Education took part in the network-wide Science Fair on Saturday.  A total of 163 projects from all grade levels filled the UT Southwestern T Boone Pickens Biomedical building. “Science Fair is a great place for scholars […]

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Discovery Project: Scholars discover themselves

Uplift Infinity scholars were dressed to the nines to attend the Wyly Theater to see A Christmas Carol. The scholars are part of Project Discovery, a program by the Dallas Theater Center which provides high school students with an in-depth theater experience. Abel Flores has been the theater teacher at Uplift Infinity for three years. Flores applied for Uplift […]

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Uplift seniors achieve 100% college acceptance for fifth consecutive year

For the fifth consecutive year, 100% of graduating seniors at Uplift Education, the largest network of free public charter schools in North Texas, have been accepted to college. This year, 388 seniors from Uplift’s five high schools were accepted to colleges and universities from around the state and nation. The scholars from Uplift North Hills […]

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Jay Schaertl: Uplift Peak Video Production teacher produces future media mavens

Jay Schaertl is the 11th and 12th grade CTE Video Production teacher at Uplift Peak.  With six years of teaching experience at Uplift Peak Preparatory, Mr. Schaertl is being highlighted for his scholar centered classroom environment and introducing scholars to transferrable technical skills. His Video Production scholars are currently working toward their end-of-year short-film festival.” […]

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