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Inclement Weather Update

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

At IDEA, the safety of our students and staff is a top priority. We are continuing to closely monitor weather conditions across our regions this afternoon.

As of this evening at 8:30 p.m, all IDEA Public Schools in Austin will operate on a 2-hour delayed start on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.  

As of this afternoon at 3:30 p.m., All IDEA Public Schools in the ...

IDEA Public Schools Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. once said: “Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.”

At IDEA Public Schools, we could not agree more with Dr. King.  Today, Monday, January 15, 2018, IDEA schools will be closed in the celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life, work and legacy.

Through the education of over 36,000 students from the Rio Grande Valley, San Antonio, Austin, and our soon-to-be regions of El Paso a...

Four-Year-Old Fountains of Knowledge

IDEA’s Student Lottery is less than 3 weeks away, and limited spots are still available in our Pre-K program.  If your child will be 4 years old by September 1, 2018, you can apply now!

Why Pre-K? 

While only about half of students in the United States attend Pre-K, numerous studies have shown that a child who begins their academic career in Pre-K, as opposed to starting in kindergarten a year later, will more ...