Frequently Asked Questions

Uplift knows that every day counts and research shows that children with fewer absences have better academic success. Uplift's full attendance policy can be found here.

The application will only ask for basic information including parent/guardian names, contact information, the student’s name, date of birth, and the grade they are applying for. The process is simple and only takes about five minutes to complete. 

No. Texas state law prohibits us from asking for information regarding your immigration status.

Uplift schools have their own bell schedules. We invite you to use our School Directory to access the website for your child’s school. Once there, you can navigate to the Family & Scholars link located near the top right-hand corner. Lastly, click on School Hours. 

Yes. Uplift believes in having our students focus their energy to develop a life-long love of learning instead of focusing on what they are wearing.

The uniforms policy varies by school. We invite you to use our School Directory to access the website for your child’s school. Once there, you can navigate to the Family & Scholars link located near the top right-hand corner. Lastly, click on School Uniforms. 

The cost of uniforms varies by grade level. We invite you to use our School Directory to access the website for your child’s school. Once there, you can navigate to the Family & Scholars link located near the top right-hand corner. Lastly, click on School Uniforms. 

Yes. Uplift provides equal educational opportunity and a Free Appropriate Public Education (“FAPE”) to students with Special Education or 504 eligibility. (Not outsourced)

At Uplift Education we provide an English as a Second Language Program for scholars who are learning English. We are a team of dedicated professionals who will work with you and your child to create a wonderful educational experience. As International Baccalaureate® (IB) schools, we are committed to supporting multilingualism as a fundamental part of increasing intercultural understanding and international-mindedness and are equally committed to extending access to an IB education for students from a variety of cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

Yes. Our schools offer a wide array of athletic programs including basketball, baseball, cross country, cheerleading, flag football, soccer, and track and field, among others. In addition to sports, Uplift also offers a variety of clubs, such as – art, chess, dance, community service, music, photography, yearbook, and more. Check with your respective school for more information as to which extracurricular activities are offered to students.

Uplift Education is the largest International Baccalaureate school district in Texas. Through the IB program, our scholars can earn college credit for their high school courses by earning passing scores on their IB exams. IB is similar to AP, but it is an internationally recognized program. In addition to IB, a few of our high school campuses also offer some AP courses.

Yes. Our schools have partnerships with different after-school care providers. We invite you to use our School Directory to access the website for your child’s school. Once there, you can navigate to the Family & Scholars link located near the top right-hand corner. Lastly, click on After School Care.

Yes. Waiting until Kindergarten to start teaching our kids is already too late. By enrolling your child in Uplift Education’s FREE Pre-K programming, you give them the gift of a brighter future.  You will also guarantee your child a spot in the same Uplift Primary School for Kindergarten and beyond! 

We invite you to visit our Pre-K overview page to learn more. 

Yes. Uplift Education has a partnership with Dallas College to offer Dual Credit courses for our high schools located in Dallas County, as well as Uplift Summit International Preparatory in Tarrant County. However, course offerings vary by Uplift high school. 

No. Unfortunately, Uplift does not offer transportation.

Yes. We invite you to visit our Careers page to see our current job openings.

Yes. At Uplift we call our parent organization ViP or Volunteers in Partnership. 

At Uplift, developing our scholars socially and emotionally is equally as important as developing them academically.  It is our goal to not only help our scholars be prepared for college, but also be globally-minded citizens who are caring, principled and open-minded. 

We invite you to learn more about SEL at Uplift by visiting our SEL page

All Uplift teachers must be certified or on the path to become certified in the area in which they are teaching. If they are not currently certified, they must gain admission to a Texas alternative certification program.  

Uplift Education offers healthy meals every school day.  Not only are they healthy, but our meals feature bright colors, bold flavors and balanced nutrition.   

We invite you to visit our Child Nutrition Program page to learn more.

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