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The admissions process and first week of school was easy to navigate. We loved the teacher, and how she welcomed our son to the community.  (Mom of Brooks, Age 12 months)

Enrollment Statement

Applications are accepted for new students throughout the school year. Placement is based on available space. Upbring School of Arts and Sciences (USAS) Central Austin admits students of any sex, race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available for students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national and ethnic origin, political beliefs, or disabilities in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial assistance policies or school-administered programs.

Now Enrolling

USAS Central Austin Campus welcomes every family that wants a faith-based preschool education for their child. We are honored to partner with your family as your child grows academically, spiritually and socially. USAS has rolling admissions for students between 6 weeks and 5 years old.

USAS is temporarily accepting applications for preschool-aged, 6 weeks to through 4, and grade school children, ages 5 through 10, enrollment. As schools across the nation close in response to the coronavirus outbreak, Upbring’s schools opened their doors even wider to provide childcare options for working parents who are essential employees. To find out if you qualify as an essential worker click here to see the form you need to complete to qualify for enrollment.

 Upbring Schools are keeping children in our care safe.

Learn more

Complete an enrollment applicationApplying online is easy, and it allows you to track your admission status. There is a $30 application fee. We do not have a wait-list fee. Half of the $300 non-refundable annual enrollment fee ($150) is collected upon application. The remaining $150 is billed to your online account on your first day of school.

Apply Today

Click here to view Upbring Preschools Admission FAQ’s

Questions about the admissions process?
Please contact:

Maggie Scalli
Admissions and Enrollment Coordinator

Maggie ScalliPrior to joining Upbring as the Admissions & Enrollment Coordinator, Maggie worked in a variety of capacities in education, tech, and non-profit sectors. Most recently, Maggie served as Regional Manager of an Austin-based coding program, she has also worked in the education research field in New York and was a teacher in Seoul, South Korea. Her interests include gender equality in education, equitable access to education for low-income families, and the emergence of mindfulness-based programs in schools.

Maggie enjoys spending time outside with her dog, traveling, and taking in the amazing music and food that Austin has to offer. Maggie is a graduate of Binghamton University.

[email protected]
Office: 512.230.9224
3407 Red River Street. Austin, TX 78754

Brenna Nunes
Director of Admissions and Family Engagement

Deaconess Brenna Nunes has served people in the Chicago area since 1998. She added creativity to church and school programs, wrote curriculum and launched initiatives that brought children and their families closer to Christ, and His people. Brenna studied Psychology and Child Studies at Brock University in Canada. She earned her Deaconess certification and a Master’s Degree in Religion from Concordia University Chicago. Before coming to Texas in 2017, Brenna served on the Board of Directors for Bethesda Lutheran Communities, was a Bible Study leader at the 2013 LCMS National Youth Gathering, and has opened her home and hearts to children as foster parents since 2004.

Brenna lives in Pflugerville, Texas with her daughter Naomi (b. 2005); and Leo (b.2003) who is a foreign exchange student from Qingdao, China.

[email protected]
Office: 512.230.9224 | Mobile: 512.202.5049 (text ok!)
3407 Red River Street. Austin, TX 78754

Schedule a tour: If you would like to explore our campus, we invite you to schedule a tour by calling 512.230.9224 or emailing [email protected].


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