IDEA Eastside

Proudly serving the students and families of San Antonio.

Who we are

IDEA Eastside sets high expectations for every student and goes the extra mile to make sure every student realizes their own potential. Personalized learning, critical thinking skills, mastery of core subjects is our recipe for success.

  • 2015 Year Founded
  • 1296 Students Currently Enrolled
  • K – 12 22-23 Grade Levels

Our Campus

IDEA Eastside is located at:

IDEA Eastside, 2519 Martin Luther King Dr., San Antonio, TX 78203

2519 Martin Luther King Dr.
San Antonio, Texas 78203
(210) 239-4800


Campus Leaders

La'Keisha Cook

Principal, IDEA Eastside Academy

Chang Yu

Principal, IDEA Carver College Prep

For the past 20 years, Mr. Yu has dedicated his life’s work to education. He launched his career in Houston as a biology and chemistry teacher at Milby High School.

After serving as a successful teacher for four years he transitioned to a role as principal intern with the High School for Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA). After serving in this capacity for a few years, Mr. Yu was promoted to the role of assistant principal. He served as an assistant principal at two Houston-based high schools for a total of four years before he joined International High School as principal. Similar to IDEA Carver College Prep, International High School is a 6-12 school that emphasized college readiness. Now, Mr. Yu serves as IDEA Carver’s Principle and puts in countless hours to make sure of success for all of his students. Mr. Yu is excited to continue his education career at IDEA Public Schools where the mission of College For All Children matches his passion.

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IDEA's 2022-23 Student Application is now live!

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