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University Park opened in 1928! The school enjoys an 88-year excellence tradition educating the children of the UP Community.

Noteworthy facts:

  • UP was honored as a DOE Blue Ribbon School both in 1987 and 2006
  • Recognized as a Texas Blue Ribbon School 2006
    UP Elementary Recognized by Texas Monthly as a 5 Star School
  • UP was recognized as a State of Texas Exemplary School for 17 years
  • UP earned the TBEC Honor Roll School Award for 7 years
  • UP Elementary NCEA Higher Performing Schools Award 2009, 2010, 2011
  • UP earned TEA Academic Distinction Awards in ELAR 2013, 2014, 2015
  • UP earned TEA Academic Distinction in Post-Secondary Readiness 2014, 2015
  • 2014 ELAR, Quartile 1, Academic Distinction in—Reading 3rd, Reading 4th, Writing 4th
  • 61 Fourth Graders (2014) were recognized by Duke Talent Identification Program
  • A+ Elementary School, Ranked 2nd in Texas and 28th in the Nation by Niche.Com.
  • Texas Performance Report 2015, UP Elementary Quartile 1 Reading 3rd, Reading 4th, and Writing 4th; Distinctions in English Language Arts and Post-Secondary Readiness
  • 68 Fourth Graders (2015) were recognized by Duke Talent Identification Program in Reading, Math or Both Subjects 
  • Education Results Partnership rankings of Texas Public and Private Schools.
  • University Park has been named a Scholar Honor Roll School for 2015, a category reserved for schools with less than 33% low SES students. University Park performance