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Our Campus

Welcome to IDEA Carver



FOUNDED
2012

LOCATION
217 Robinson Pl.
San Antonio, TX 78202

GRADES SERVED
K - 11

ENROLLMENT
1379

Campus Leadership

Guadalupe Diaz

PRINCIPAL, IDEA CARVER ACADEMY

Guadalupe Diaz’s passion and mission in life is to ensure that ALL students are prepared for college, attend and graduate. She is the youngest of five children and the only college graduate. She began her career as an elementary...

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guadalupe.diaz@ideapublicschools.org

Chang Yu

PRINCIPAL, IDEA CARVER COLLEGE PREP

For the past 20 years, Mr. Yu has dedicated his life’s work to education. He launched his career in Houston as a biology and chemistry teacher at Milby High School. After serving as a successful teacher for four years he transitioned to a...

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chang.yu@ideapublicschools.org

What is a Charter School?

Charter schools are tuition-free public schools that use open-enrollment policies and innovative curricula to improve student learning for all types of children.





They receive approximately 75% of their funding from state and federal funds compared to traditional public schools, which typically receive 100% of their funding from these sources. The charter school movement has established a new form of accountability for public schools.

In Texas, charter schools operate under the direction of an appointed (not elected) board of directors.

These schools also have more flexibility in personnel decisions and have the abilitiy to offer services that set them apart from traditional public schools, such as a strong focus on college preparation.

Find out more about charter schools from the Texas Charter Schools Association.