Accountability rating (2018-2019)

C

Uplift Education: B

Total students

697

Avg. teacher experience

2.5 years

Uplift Education: 3.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Uplift Education: 98.3%

Statewide: 90%

Uplift Wisdom Secondary is an charter elementary/secondary school in Dallas, TX, in the Uplift Education school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 697 students. 54.4% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 27.4% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs. The school received an accountability rating of C for the previous school year.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $56,401, which is $690 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 2.5 years of experience.

Click or tap the map to enable panning and zooming.

Contact information

Address

1825 Market Center Blvd Ste 500
Dallas, TX 75207

Office phone number

(469) 621-8500

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Uplift Wisdom Secondary 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

697

African American

240 (34.4%)

Uplift Education: 20.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

1 (0.1%)

Uplift Education: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

1 (0.1%)

Uplift Education: 6.3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

437 (62.7%)

Uplift Education: 67.9%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Uplift Education: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

5 (0.7%)

Uplift Education: 3.2%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

13 (1.9%)

Uplift Education: 1.9%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

34.4%

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

0.1%

Hispanic

62.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

0.7%

Two or more races

1.9%

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

54.4 %

Uplift Education: 53.8%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

92.1 %

Uplift Education: 80%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

26.5 %

Uplift Education: 31.5%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

54.4%

Econ. disadvantaged

92.1%

Limited Eng. proficiency

26.5%

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

27.4 %

Uplift Education: 31.9%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

12.5 %

Uplift Education: 23.2%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

0 %

Uplift Education: 0%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

8.8 %

Uplift Education: 7.7%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

27.4%

Career and technical

12.5%

Gifted and talented

N/A

Special education

8.8%

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

C

Uplift Education: B

Student achievement

C

Uplift Education: B

School progress

C

Uplift Education: B

Closing the gaps

C

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

N/A

Uplift Education: 98.3%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

N/A

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

N/A

Uplift Education: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Uplift Education: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

N/A

Uplift Education: 0.6%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

N/A

Uplift Education: 0%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

Uplift Education: 55.6%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

Uplift Education: 45.3%

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

Uplift Education: 59.2%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

N/A

Uplift Education: 43.4%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

N/A

Uplift Education: 40.7%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

N/A

Math

N/A

Reading + Math

N/A

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

47.2

African American

26.9 (57%)

Uplift Education: 32.3%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Uplift Education: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (4.2%)

Uplift Education: 3.4%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

7 (14.8%)

Uplift Education: 20.4%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Uplift Education: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

7.3 (15.4%)

Uplift Education: 40.6%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

4 (8.5%)

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

35.4 (75%)

Uplift Education: 69.9%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

9.8 (20.8%)

Uplift Education: 27.5%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

2 (4.2%)

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

14.8

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

2.5 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

$56,401

Uplift Education: $56,749

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$54,043

Uplift Education: $53,553

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$56,131

Uplift Education: $55,591

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$61,688

Uplift Education: $59,253

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$66,750

Uplift Education: $66,509

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

N/A

Uplift Education: $76,703

Statewide: $65,449

Latest public education stories in The Texas Tribune