Welcome to IDEA Permian Basin

Nationally ranked, tuition-free public schools opening in 2021



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Welcome to IDEA Permian Basin

IDEA Public Schools believes that each and every child can go to college. Since our first graduating class in 2007, 100% of our seniors have been accepted to colleges and universities nationwide. Currently, IDEA serves more than 45,000 college-bound students in 79 schools across Texas and Southern Louisiana. 

Leading up to our opening in the Permian Basin in 2021, IDEA is engaging with the local community to find and develop school sites, and recruiting top-notch principals to lead future schools.

IDEA believes a quality K – 12 public education is the key to success in college and life and is committed to helping every student achieve their own success. Personalized learning, critical thinking skills, mastery of core subjects and continued support through college is IDEA’s recipe for success.

Personalized Learning 
Through small learning groups and daily access to technology, every student learns at the level and speed just right for them.

Expert Teachers  
Our teachers bring subject matter expertise and an unwavering commitment to set each student on a path to success.

Family Partnership
Our school is family. Parents, teachers, and administrators work as a team to help each student reach their full potential.

Work at IDEA

We are a looking for hard-working, talented individuals to help make college a reality for all children in the Permian Basin.  View open positions.


Bethany Solis

Executive Director, Permian Basin

Bethany.Solis@ideapublicschools.org