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Meal Applications Available for Scholars at New IDEA Campuses

The 2019-2020 school year is quickly approaching and parents of students who are attending new IDEA campuses are encouraged to complete the free and reduced priced meals (FARM) application as soon as possible. 

Students attending the following schools will need to fill out an application for free-and-reduced-lunch: 

IDEA Achieve    

IDEA Burke 

IDEA Health Professions 

IDEA Los Encinos 

IDEA Mesa Hills 

IDEA Oscar Dunn

Team & Family: How Dalia Mendoza Went from IDEA Sibling to IDEA Founding Teacher

It is not uncommon for siblings to want what the other one has—whether it be a toy, a game, or a snack. But for Dalia Mendoza, she didn’t want her younger brother’s belongings, instead she wanted to have an opportunity to be a part of IDEA Public Schools like he did. The issue? She graduated from high school years ago and was almost done with her bachelor’s degree. So, she found a solutio...

19 IDEA Schools Graded an ‘A’ by Children at Risk

IDEA Public Schools is pleased to announce that 19 of our campuses were ranked and graded an ‘A’ by Children at Risk, a Houston-based nonprofit.  

Every year, Children at Risk ranks and grades Texas public schools to help parents, educators, and community members understand how schools in their community are performing and spark dialogue on the quality of public education across Texas.  

The rankings are based on student achievement on standardized tests, st...