Uplift Gradus Preparatory

We are a safe and nurturing environment that develops global-minded scholars who are reflective, critical thinkers, take ownership of their community, and have a lifelong love of learning

Fast Facts

Grades Pre K-5th
Students Served: 600
Mascot: Gladiators
School Colors: Red & Navy Blue
A-Rated by TEA

Clubs & Extracurriculars

Yoga, Art Club
Kindness Club
Girl Scouts, Basketball
Young Men's Club, and more.

Best Charter School Texas Gradus Preparatory
Best Charter School Texas Gradus Preparatory
Best Charter School Texas Gradus Preparatory
Best Charter School Texas Gradus Preparatory

Uplift Gradus Preparatory

What Makes Us Unique

Uplift Gradus opened in 2013 and serves grades PreK through 5th.  The beautiful campus is located in DeSoto and was built to allow more students the opportunity to attend nearby Uplift Hampton for middle school and high school.  Uplift Hampton is nationally recognized as one of the top high schools in the nation.  Students at Uplift Gradus will have automatic admission to Uplift Hampton when moving from 5th to 6th grade and will benefit from the same high quality primary school education.

Life at Uplift Gradus

Field day fun with our pre-K and kindergarten crew! 🏃‍♂️🎉 #MakingMemories #FieldDayFun #UpliftGradusScholarCulture


Reeling in the good times! 🎣🌟 Our fishing club scored big with some amazing catches today. From the thrill of the catch to the camaraderie on deck, every moment was a keeper! #FishingAdventures #UpliftGradusScholarCulture


Parent's night out = Success! 🌟 Scholars had a blast on campus while parents enjoyed a well-deserved break. 🎉 #UpliftGradusScholarCulture


Yesterday's total eclipse was a moment of wonder shared with our fantastic staff and scholars! 🌑✨ #EclipseMagic #UpliftGradusScholarCulture

Best Charter School Texas Education

Uplift Gradus is a Candidate School* for the Primary Years Programme. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Uplift Gradus believes is important for our students.

*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme, or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit www.ibo.org