IDEA alumni

Sometimes the college journey can be tough.

If you know of a former student who wants to get back into college, tell them to reach out. The Alumni Team can help them re-enroll.

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The map below represents a footprint of where IDEA’s 4,013 Alumni currently attend.

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  • Happy National Farmers Day to our amazing Farm Managers and Coordinators at IDEA! Because of you, our scholars can grow through quality food, practical knowledge, and meaningful experiences. #NationalFarmersDay #IDEAProud #IDEAPublicSchools
  • Recently, we celebrated our 12th birthday in the Lower Valley at our Educational Excellence Luncheon in Brownsville. Check out some of our favorite moments! #ThrowbackThursday #IDEAProud #TBT #IDEAPublicSchools #LowerValley #Brownsville
  • The journey to and through college is always better with a friend! Do you know someone who would be a great addition to the IDEA Team & Family? Tag them in the comment section and tell them to apply today! Click on the link in our bio for more information and to apply! #IDEAPublicSchools #CollegeforAll #Friends #TeamandFamily #Apply #Education #IDEAProud
  • Happy World Teachers Day! Today, we celebrate our wonderful educators at IDEA who help ensure that our students make it to and through college. Thank you for all that you do! #WorldTeachersDay #IDEAProud #ToandThrough #CollegeforAll
  • On National Custodial Worker's Recognition Day we would like to say thank you to our wonderful custodial and facilities team members for ensuring our scholars have a beautiful place to learn and grow. We appreciate you! #CustodianAppreciationDay #IDEAProud #LearnandGrow
  • Congratulations to #IDEAMission Academy for being named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2018! IDEA Mission Academy is one of 349 schools in the nation, one of twenty-four schools from Texas, and the only school in our district to be recognized in 2018. #IDEAProud #IDEAPublicSchools #NationalBlueRibbonSchool #MissionTexas
  • In addition to 100 percent of seniors in the Class of 2018 gaining admission to college, nearly 100 percent of these students matriculated to college! Click the link in our bio to read more. #IDEAProud #CollegeforAll #Classof2018 #IDEAPublicSchools #College #ToAndThrough
  • Attendance Fact: Absenteeism in the first month of school can predict poor attendance throughout the school year. Half the students who miss 2-4 days in September go on to miss nearly a month of school. If your scholar has missed 2-3 days of school already, they are not on track to meet their academic goals. Help us close these gaps by sending your child to school every day! #closingtheachievementgap #IDEAProud #IDEAPublicSchools #ToandThrough #Attendance
  • During Hispanic Heritage Month, and every day, we honor and recognize the contributions of Hispanic leaders in education. We are thankful for amazing IDEA teachers who serve as an example of what's possible for all students. #HispanicHeritageMonth #IDEAProud #CollegeforAll #IDEAMcAllen #McAllen #Texas #Education
  • After-schools programming funded through an Afterschool Centers on Education grant started on August 4, 2018, at 15 IDEA campuses in the Rio Grande Valley, San Antonio, and Austin. Last year, we were able to serve more than 10,000 students and family members and this year we look to provide services to even MORE! Activities vary by participating campuses and include: running club, cooking club, book club, ACT tutorials, ballet folklorico, mariachi, drum line, cheer, dance and MORE! #IDEAProud #AfterSchool #IDEAPublicSchools
  • We have such talented scholars: Watch Dwayne Villarreal, from IDEA Donna, singing “La Mochila Azul." Can you believe he's only in Kinder? Thank you, McAllen All Starz Music Academy for posting this great video! @mcallenallstarz #IDEAProud #IDEADonna #IDEAPublicSchools #Kinder #Music #HappyThursday #RGV #McAllen #Texas
National School Lunch Week at IDEA Public Schools

National School Lunch Week at IDEA Public Schools

October 15-19 is National School Lunch Week (NSLW), and IDEA is celebrating in a big way! This annual celebration raises awareness about the availability of ...

IDEA Hotline Launched

IDEA Hotline Launched

The IDEA Hotline is now available. The safety and care of our Team & Family is of utmost importance, and the introduction of the IDEA...

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