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Our Campus

Welcome to IDEA Rundberg



FOUNDED
2015

LOCATION
9504 N IH 35
Austin, TX 78753

GRADES SERVED
K-3 - 6-7

ENROLLMENT
712

Campus Leadership

Karen Weissinger

PRINCIPAL, IDEA RUNDBERG ACADEMY

karen.weissinger@ideapublicschools.org

Pike Nichols

PRINCIPAL, IDEA RUNDBERG COLLEGE PREP

pike.nichols@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.