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News & Events

Here’s what’s happening at IDEA.



IDEA El Paso Is Opening Schools in Your Neighborhood

This August, IDEA Public Schools will begin serving more than 1,000 Pre-K-1st and 6th grade students in the El Paso community.  Read on to learn more about us! 

“Over the last year, we have met with hundreds of families in El Paso who are ready to learn more about us, and we are honored to provide a new high-quality school option for them and others in this wonderful community,” said Ernie Cantu, executi...

IDEA Public Schools Celebrates Mexican Independence Day

September 16 is Mexican Independence Day, and campuses across the IDEA Team & Family celebrated this important day on Friday, September 15.

At IDEA Riverview Academy and College Preparatory, students and staff dressed up in traditional Mexican attire, and after school, the campus will host a loteria night in the cafeteria for students, family, and staff.

The Riverview Roadrunners aren’t the only IDEA campus celebrating this important day.  Throughout the Rio Gr...

​IDEA Academy and College Preparatory Rio Grande City Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Welcome to the family, IDEA Rio Grande City, our first campus in Starr County!

Yesterday, September 14, IDEA Rio Grande City held a celebratory Ribbon Cutting Event to commemorate the campus opening last month to serve students in the community. 

IDEA Rio Grande City is led by Fernando Salinas, Campus Principal and Rio Grande City native, and a talented and passionate team of educators dedicated to the success of their scholars.  I...