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News & Events

Here’s what’s happening at IDEA.



IDEA Welcomes College-Bound Scholars on First Day of School

IDEA Public Schools kicked off its 17th school year on August 14 as more than 4,000 employees welcomed nearly 36,000 students to 61 schools across Texas.  From Pre-K students taking their first step on the road to and through college, to seniors preparing for the transition to the university of their choice in 2018, the entire IDEA Team & Family is ready for another record-setting year.  This year's graduating class will mark the 12th consecutive year that IDEA Public Scho...

IDEA Celebrates at Back to School Bash Events

This year’s Back to School Bash was the best ever!

During our time together with the entire Team & Family, we celebrated our very own IDEA Idols and rock stars. We heard from our executive directors, Lisa Garza and Jill Dominguez in the Rio Grande Valley, and Rolando Posada and Tricia Noyola in San Antonio and Austin.  Each director had fabulous things to say about the work of our employees in ea...

IDEA to Open Four New Schools in Elsa and Pharr in 2018

We at IDEA Public Schools are so excited to announce plans to open four new schools in Elsa and Pharr in August 2018. The two new locations, IDEA Academy and College Prep Elsa and IDEA Owassa Academy and College Prep, will collectively serve nearly 1,300 students in the Rio Grande Valley in their first year.

Parents, you can visit www.ideapublicschools.org/apply to submit an application for the 2018-19 school year starting on ...