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Welcome to IDEA Mission



FOUNDED
2008

LOCATION
1600 S. Schuerbach Rd.
Mission, Texas 78572

GRADES SERVED
Pre-K - 12

ENROLLMENT
1633

Campus Leadership

Christina Cavazos-Escamilla

PRINCIPAL, IDEA ACADEMY MISSION

Christina’s career with IDEA Public Schools began in June 2003, where she was one of five founding high school teachers at ICP Donna. Between 2003 and 2007, Christina taught 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th grade humanities, and led her team as the...

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Matthew Kyle

PRINCIPAL, IDEA COLLEGE PREP MISSION

Since joining IDEA Public Schools in 2014, Matt has been and continues to be committed to building schools with strong student and staff culture, high expectations for results and a strong sense of community and competition.  He looks...

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Matthew.Kyle@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.