Uplift leaders, faculty, staff and community members will host a groundbreaking ceremony with guest speakers, Mayor Betsy Price and Director Tristan Bragg.

Fort Worth,Texas, Nov. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Uplift Education will be breaking ground on their newest school, Uplift Elevate Preparatory; a Kindergarten-2nd and 6th- 7th grade west Fort Worth. The school will grow into a full Pre-K-12th grade campus. All Uplift Education schools follow the International Baccalaureate curriculum, making it one of the Top 5 IB districts in the nation. The International Baccalaureate curriculum prepares scholars for college through a rigorous, globally-focused education. Scholars at Uplift Elevate Preparatory are presented with the concept of college at an early age.


Uplift Education CEO Yasmin Bhatia alongside Mayor Betsy Price and School Director Tristan Bragg will be cutting the ribbon to the new addition to Uplift Education campuses. Scholars, faculty, staff and community leaders from Uplift’s first Fort Worth schools, Uplift Mighty and Uplift Meridian, will also attend the event.


Uplift Elevate Preparatory is the fourth campus in Fort Worth and the furthest expansion west.The school will be accepting applications beginning December 1 for the 2019-20 school year.



TIME: 10:00 a.m.

DATE: Thursday, November 8

PLACE: 10825 Chapin Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76108

  • Pledge of Allegiance (Uplift Meridian Scholars)
  • Welcome (Uplift Education CEO Yasmin Bhatia)
  • Overview of Uplift Elevate (Director Tristan Bragg)
  • Remarks (Mayor Betsy Price)
  • Remarks (Uplift Mighty Scholar, Alexis McGilvery)
  • Closing (Uplift Education CEO Yasmin Bhatia)


About Uplift Education

Uplift Education is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization operating a network of 40 tuition-free, college preparatory, public charter schools in Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington, Irving, Grand Prairie and DeSoto serving students in Pre-K- 12th grades. Uplift schools provide a rigorous multidisciplinary curriculum with an emphasis on college preparation and the International Baccalaureate.  Uplift is one of the Top 5 IB Districts in the nation, in number of authorized programmes, and educates nearly 19,000 students, with the majority being low-income and minority students who will be the first in their family to attend college.  Uplift schools are public schools -- students are selected by a blind lottery with no information collected on their past academic performance.  For more information, visit uplifteducation.org or facebook.com/uplifteducation

CONTACT: Sara Ortega
Uplift Education