Accountability rating (2018-2019)

D

Uplift Education: B

Total students

624

Avg. teacher experience

3 years

Uplift Education: 3.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Uplift Education: 98.3%

Statewide: 90%

Uplift Gradus Preparatory is an charter elementary school in Dallas, TX, in the Uplift Education school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 624 students. 45.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 9.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs. The school received an accountability rating of D for the previous school year.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $58,063, which is $972 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 3 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.uplifteducation.org

Address

1825 Market Center Blvd Ste 500
Dallas, TX 75207

Office phone number

(214) 451-5551

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Uplift Gradus Preparatory are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

624

African American

417 (66.8%)

Uplift Education: 20.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Uplift Education: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Uplift Education: 6.3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

183 (29.3%)

Uplift Education: 67.9%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Uplift Education: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

2 (0.3%)

Uplift Education: 3.2%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

22 (3.5%)

Uplift Education: 1.9%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

66.8%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

29.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

0.3%

Two or more races

3.5%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

45.5 %

Uplift Education: 53.8%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

83.5 %

Uplift Education: 80%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

10.6 %

Uplift Education: 31.5%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

45.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

83.5%

Limited Eng. proficiency

10.6%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

9.9 %

Uplift Education: 31.9%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

0 %

Uplift Education: 23.2%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Uplift Education: 0%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

7.5 %

Uplift Education: 7.7%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

9.9%

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

7.5%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year.

Overall

D

Uplift Education: B

Student achievement

D

Uplift Education: B

School progress

D

Uplift Education: B

Closing the gaps

D

Uplift Education: B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2020 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

29.4

African American

17.7 (60.2%)

Uplift Education: 32.3%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Uplift Education: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Uplift Education: 3.4%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

5.7 (19.5%)

Uplift Education: 20.4%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Uplift Education: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

6 (20.4%)

Uplift Education: 40.6%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Uplift Education: 3%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

Uplift Education: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

19.2 (65.2%)

Uplift Education: 69.9%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

10.2 (34.8%)

Uplift Education: 27.5%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Uplift Education: 1.7%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

21.2

Uplift Education: 15.7

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

3 years

Uplift Education: 3.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$58,063

Uplift Education: $56,749

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$57,316

Uplift Education: $53,553

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$56,530

Uplift Education: $55,591

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$63,000

Uplift Education: $59,253

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$65,001

Uplift Education: $66,509

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

N/A

Uplift Education: $76,703

Statewide: $65,449

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