Career & Technical Education Spotlight: Biomedical Science at IDEA Mays

Career and Technical Education at IDEA enhances our mission of college for all by allowing students to explore career fields that mirror the job market and landscape of our nation’s economic growth. Students use these experiences to select the major and University that will equip them for life beyond our classrooms. IDEA currently offers 12 […]

Shining Bright: IDEA’s Top 5 Moments That Sparked Joy in 2023

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  As we turn the page to 2024, IDEA Public Schools in Texas, Florida, Ohio, and Louisiana each bring a unique and vibrant spirit to their regions. Keep reading for the Top 5 moments that sparked joy at our schools! 5. IDEA Lakeland Campus Groundbreaking Ceremony IDEA is thrilled to welcome a new campus and […]

Alumni Spotlight: Melany Cruz Gives Thanks for 3 Ways IDEA Prepared Her for College

National Gratitude Month encourages us to reflect on the people we are grateful for and the experiences that have shaped the trajectory of our lives. Being part of the IDEA Team and Family requires the collective grit and sacrifice of our team members for our scholars’ continued success.    This month, we caught up with […]

IDEA Rio Grande Valley Shines Bright with Afterschool Programs

IDEA scholars, parents, and community leaders from the IDEA Rio Grande Valley region are rallying for afterschool programs this week as part of Lights On Afterschool. This event celebrates the achievements of afterschool students and draws attention to the need for more afterschool programs to serve the millions of children nationwide who are unsupervised each […]

IDEA Public Schools Announces New College Partnership with Occidental College

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IDEA Public Schools is excited to announce a new college partnership with Occidental College in Los Angeles, California. The agreement signed between IDEA and Occidental College allows students, staff and alumni the opportunity to pursue multiple paths to higher education. This new alliance also marks the 55th partnership between IDEA Public Schools and universities across […]

Principal Spotlight: Dr. Allysia Gibson is Empowering Futures in Baton Rouge

This October, we take time to recognize a special group of leaders in our Team & Family – our school principals. These dedicated individuals play a pivotal role in shaping our students’ futures and the trajectory of their lives with their support in our mission of College for All.  This month-long celebration is an opportunity […]

Suicide Prevention Month at IDEA Public Schools

September is Suicide Prevention Month, an opportunity for our communities to have deeper conversations about mental health and to learn about the warning signs and resources available for suicide prevention.  At IDEA Public Schools, we believe mental health is equally important as physical health. By prioritizing physical and emotional safety of our students, we have […]

Apply Today: IDEA Public Schools 2024-2025 Student Applications Are Live!

It’s that time of year again, the application window to apply to IDEA Public Schools for the 2024-2025 school year is now open!     The Application Process    Applying is easy and takes just a few minutes. If you’re interested in applying to attend an IDEA Public Schools campus in the following regions: Rio Grande Valley, Austin, […]

Region-by-Region First Day of School Recap 

Class is in session at IDEA Public Schools across four states and 11 regions! This August, we welcomed over 80,000 students into our campuses and onto the road to and through college. It has been an exciting start to the 2023-24 academic year and we are looking forward to all the exciting events in store […]