Welcome to
IDEA Rio Grande City

Proudly serving the parents, families and students of Rio Grande City, Texas.

Who we are

Fernando Salinas, a long-time IDEA employee who both taught and served as a Principal-in-Residence, will lead a talented group of educators as they establish the first IDEA campus in Starr County. Growing up in Rio Grande City, it was here Fernando first connected a quality
education to a bright future.  We look forward to opening our brand new campus, IDEA Rio Grande City Academy and College Prep, in August and are grateful for the opportunity to educate the students of the community Fernando grew up in.

Pre-K - 2 & 6

Grade Levels

IDEA Rio Grande City will serve grades Pre-K through 1st and 6th.



We will serve 894 students at both Academy and College Prep campuses.



100% of our kids are college bound.

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Our Regions

IDEA Rio Grande City is located at
2803 West Monarch Lane
Rio Grande City, Texas 78582

Call us at (956) 263-4900 or Email Us

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