Texas State Officials Shut Down Deion Sanders’ Prime Prep Academy

Deion Sanders
Deion Sanders

The House that Deion Built will soon be closed, perhaps for good.

The reason why Prime Prep is closing is downright stunning because of how simple it should have been to avoid.

As reported by Dallas-Fort Worth ABC and Gannett affiliate WFAA, Texas state officials moved to revoke the charter for an educational organization called Uplift Fort Worth, which serves as the parent company for the Deion Sanders-founded and led Prime Prep Academy. Without a recertification of Uplift, Prime Prep will be forced to close after just two years on the Texas charter school scene.

That Prime Prep is being closed may not be the most shocking news flash since the school has practically courted controversy since it was co-founded by Sanders. Instead, it’s the fact that the school’s food services have led to its impending shuttering that has turned heads.

WFAA was told told, that the revocation of federal school lunch program monies which were allegedly misspent.

According to the Texas Department of Agriculture’s filings, Prime Prep was warned in both 2012 and 2014 about deficiencies with the school lunch program.

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Cam Smith

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