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IDEA Public Schools Announces School Location in its Southern Louisiana Region

Great news!  Today, we announced locations for one of the two new schools we will open in Baton Rouge in the fall of 2018—IDEA Cortana Academy and College Prep!  IDEA Cortana will serve students in Baton Rouge in Kinder through 2nd & 6th grade in its first year. The school will add a grade level until it serves Pre-K to 12th grade in 2024.

“We are excited to open IDEA schools in Baton Rouge,...

The Solar Eclipse: Enjoying the Phenomenon Safely

On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will have a solar eclipse. The Moon will cover at least part of the Sun for 2 to 3 hours. Halfway through, anyone within a narrow path from Oregon to South Carolina will experience a brief total eclipse. The Moon will completely block the Sun’s bright face for up to 2 minutes and 40 seconds. Day will turn into night, and (weather permitting) one of nature’s most awesome sights wil...

​TEA Releases 2017 Accountability Ratings: 11 Campuses Earned All Eligible Distinctions

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) released the annual campus distinction and 2017 state accountability ratings.

These ratings revealed that 11 IDEA schools received all eligible distinctions. These 11 campuses include:

·         IDEA Academy Edinburg

·         IDEA Academy Weslaco

·         IDEA Academy McAllen

·         IDEA Quest College Prep

·         IDEA College Prep Edinburg

·         IDEA College Prep McAllen

·         IDEA College Prep Weslaco Pike

·         IDEA South Flores College Prep

·         IDEA Monterrey Park College Pre...