Uplift is proud of all that we accomplish each and every school year. With each new year comes a new set of benchmarks to surpass. As our network grows, so do our expectations. For this past year, we are most proud of these results:
All Uplift high schools became authorized for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. That, combined with earning authorization for all eligible primary and middle schools makes Uplift one of the TOP FIVE IB® Districts in the nation.
Class of 2018
658 graduating seniors submitted over 6,000 applications and were accepted to over 340 different colleges and universities, earning a grand total of $84M in scholarships and grants.
74% of our graduates were first-generation college attendees. 100% of the class was accepted to college and 94% matriculated to college
Currently 74% of Uplift graduates have earned or are persisting toward a college degree. Uplift graduates have a college completion rates 2X higher than the state and surrounding counties.
Uplift earned a B rating from the Texas Education Agency, surpassing many of the surrounding districts.
100% of eligible high schools earned national recognition by U.S. News and World Report and The Washington Post.