Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Uplift Education: B

Total students

542

Avg. teacher experience

4 years

Uplift Education: 3.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

97.2 %

Uplift Education: 98.3%

Statewide: 90%

Uplift Williams Preparatory High School is a charter high school in Dallas, TX, in the Uplift Education school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 542 students. 55.2% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 48.7% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

The school received an accountability rating of B for the previous school year. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year.

In the Class of 2019, 97.2% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 0.9% during the 2018-2019 school year.

The average ACT score was 20.4.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $57,007, which is $84 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 4 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) 276-0352

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Uplift Williams Preparatory High School 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

542

African American

8 (1.5%)

Uplift Education: 20.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.2%)

Uplift Education: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

2 (0.4%)

Uplift Education: 6.3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

527 (97.2%)

Uplift Education: 67.9%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Uplift Education: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

3 (0.6%)

Uplift Education: 3.2%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

1 (0.2%)

Uplift Education: 1.9%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

1.5%

American Indian

0.2%

Asian

0.4%

Hispanic

97.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

0.6%

Two or more races

0.2%

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

55.2 %

Uplift Education: 53.8%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

86.9 %

Uplift Education: 80%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

44.1 %

Uplift Education: 31.5%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

55.2%

Econ. disadvantaged

86.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

44.1%

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

48.7 %

Uplift Education: 31.9%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

98.9 %

Uplift Education: 23.2%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Uplift Education: 0%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

5.9 %

Uplift Education: 7.7%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

48.7%

Career and technical

98.9%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

5.9%

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

B

Uplift Education: B

Student achievement

B

Uplift Education: B

School progress

A

Uplift Education: B

Closing the gaps

B

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.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

97.2 %

Uplift Education: 98.3%

Statewide: 90%

African American

Masked

Uplift Education: 98.5%

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Uplift Education: N/A

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

N/A

Uplift Education: 100%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

97.1 %

Uplift Education: 98.3%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Uplift Education: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

N/A

Uplift Education: 97.7%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

N/A

Uplift Education: 91.7%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

Masked

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

97.1%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

N/A

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2018-2019 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0.9 %

Uplift Education: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Uplift Education: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0 %

Uplift Education: 0.6%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

Masked

Uplift Education: 0%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0.9 %

Uplift Education: 0.4%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Uplift Education: Masked

Statewide: 2.1%

White

N/A

Uplift Education: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

Masked

Uplift Education: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2018-2019 school year.

All students

77.2 %

Uplift Education: 55.6%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

Masked

Uplift Education: 44.9%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Uplift Education: Masked

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

N/A

Uplift Education: 91.7%

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

77.3 %

Uplift Education: 51.8%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Uplift Education: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

N/A

Uplift Education: 75%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

N/A

Uplift Education: 63.3%

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

53.6 %

Uplift Education: 45.3%

Statewide: 51%

African American

Masked

Uplift Education: 26.1%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Uplift Education: Masked

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

N/A

Uplift Education: 78.5%

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

54.2 %

Uplift Education: 38.2%

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Uplift Education: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

N/A

Uplift Education: 76.2%

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Uplift Education: 63.2%

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2018-2019, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

N/A

Uplift Education: 1094

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2018-2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

20.4

Uplift Education: 20.0

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2018-2019.

Reading

52.4 %

Uplift Education: 59.2%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

46.7 %

Uplift Education: 43.4%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

39 %

Uplift Education: 40.7%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

52.4%

Math

46.7%

Reading + Math

39.0%

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

38.6

African American

1 (2.6%)

Uplift Education: 32.3%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Uplift Education: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (5.2%)

Uplift Education: 3.4%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

15.8 (41%)

Uplift Education: 20.4%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Uplift Education: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

16.8 (43.5%)

Uplift Education: 40.6%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

3 (7.8%)

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

26.6 (68.9%)

Uplift Education: 69.9%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

11 (28.5%)

Uplift Education: 27.5%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

1 (2.6%)

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

14

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

4 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

$57,007

Uplift Education: $56,749

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$52,696

Uplift Education: $53,553

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$55,041

Uplift Education: $55,591

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$62,080

Uplift Education: $59,253

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$79,658

Uplift Education: $66,509

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$72,500

Uplift Education: $76,703

Statewide: $65,449

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