School Profile & Financial Information

williams profile Uplift Williams Preparatory

(Grades K-12)

1750 Viceroy Drive

Dallas, TX 75235



Year opened: 2007-08

Number of students (2014-15): 1,405

First graduating class: 2010-11


School Leadership Team:

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  • Priscilla Pharms, Managing Director (K-8)
    • Wendy DeSpain, Primary Director
      • Judith Ann Meyer, PYP Dean
    • Denise De La Rosa, Middle School Director
      • Kristen Lorrain, MS Dean of Students
      • Melanie Babalola, MYP Dean


  • Karen Evans, Associate Managing Director, (9-12)
    • Edgar Rodriguez, High School Director
      • Aaron Pittaway, HS Dean of Students
      • Mary Randers-Christiansen, HS Dean of College Prep
      • James Hutchinson, AP/DP Dean 


  • Michelle Schultz, Regional Director of Operations
    • Monique Robinson, Operations Director 

  • 100% of the Williams Prep graduating class of 2014 was accepted to college.
  • Williams Prep alumni include two Dell Scholars.
  • Located on 12-acre campus in Dallas Medical District adjacent to Brookhollow Golf Club.

  • School made possible by combination of private philanthropic grant from The Todd and Abby Williams Foundation and favorable financing provided by former owner of buildings and land.
  • Partnership with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center – providing access to its campus, laboratories, and cutting-edge research with concurrent representation on local school board.
  • Selected and financially supported as a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) school by the Texas High School Project.