Uplift Stands Alone in National Rankings

This week, U.S. News & World Report released their much-anticipated yearly rankings of the best high schools in the nation.  Each year, public schools across the country wait eagerly for the list to be released to see where they stack up against their peers and see if they can display the highly recognizable Best High Schools badge on their websites and social media pages.    Uplift […]

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Aspiring Senior Ambassador Program take on the East Coast

Uplift scholars from the Aspiring Senior Ambassador Program (ASAP) visited college campuses in Philadelphia, Boston and Texas during summer vacation. ASAP provides scholars with leadership development, additional college counseling  and increased exposure to Uplift college partners. Scholars selected for the 2016-2017 program submitted their application in early December and were notified in mid-December of their acceptance. Six scholars were […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Jose Alcala and Blake Pope

Uplift Summit scholars obtain summer internship at University of Texas at Arlington for the Miles Foundation. While some scholars may spend their summer vacation at camps or traveling, sophomore Blake Pope and junior Jose Alcala will continue their learning by analyzing the genome of lizards. Their research findings have the potential to  impact funds Texas Parks and Wildlife has been using […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Victoria Godinez

Victoria Godinez did not think at 21 she would be hitting a milestone in her professional career, but recently she earned the opportunity of a lifetime. The 21 year-old graduate of Uplift Summit International was selected to represent St. Edwards at the 2016 Convention Academic Seminar, a program part of The Washington Center which provides students […]

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Four Uplift Education schools earn all seven distinctions in 2015 accountability ratings

Uplift Hampton High School, Uplift Williams High School, Uplift North Hills High School, and Uplift Summit Middle School were among the hundred of schools recognized by the Texas Education Agency for earning all seven distinctions in the 2015 accountability ratings released in the beginning of August. According to TEA, campuses that receive an accountability rating […]

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Uplift volunteer makes an impact through reading

Community volunteer Melinda Lafitte may not realize it, but she’s an important part of Uplift Summit International Preparatory School’s success story in Arlington. Each week she makes the 30 minute drive from Dallas to do a simple but impactful thing: reading to kindergarten scholars. For our youngest scholars, many of whom start school speaking only […]

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Vision for the Future: Uplift Students fitted for free glasses

Over the course of two days this past week, a special van made a welcome appearance at three of Uplift’s Tarrant County schools- Uplift Mighty Prep, Uplift Summit International and Uplift Meridian. The Essilor Vision Van, the mobile clinic for the Kids Vision for Life program which operates under the Essilor Vision Foundation, served scholars in grades K through seven who failed the […]

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Megan Rail: Uplift Summit Kindergarten teacher drives growth with data

Uplift Summit International kindergarten teacher Megan Rail has always been someone that relied on data to get results.  Before coming to Uplift Ms. Rail worked to analyze data for a research firm and tutored children on a part-time basis. Her love for teaching brought her to Uplift where she has worked for four years as […]

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Uplift Education district, campuses receive Texas Honors Circle Award

The Uplift North Hills charter district, Uplift Peak Preparatory Primary School, and Uplift Summit International Primary School received the Texas Comptroller’s 2013 Texas Honors Circle Award, which recognizes districts and campuses that achieve academic success through cost-effective operations. Award recipients achieve strong academic performance while spending relatively less compared to their fiscal peers and received […]

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Root122: Building Community, One Computer at a Time

 It was only a few years ago that designing video games and building computers were left to those with masters degrees or expertise in computer science. However, the tide has changed in recent years. The impressive scholars of a unique club called Root122 at Uplift Summit International Preparatory are designing their very own web pages, […]

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