IDEA Edgecliff

Proudly serving the students and familes of Fort Worth.

Who we are

IDEA Edgecliff 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.

  • 2020 Year Founded
  • 450 Students Currently Enrolled
  • K – 8 22-23 Grade Levels

Our Campus

IDEA Edgecliff is located at:

IDEA Edgecliff, 1640 Altamesa Blvd. Fort Worth, TX 76134

1640 Altamesa Blvd.
Fort Worth, Texas 76134
(817) 885-4800


Campus Leaders

Jason Fitzgerald

Founding Principal, IDEA Edgecliff Academy

Kenieka Francis

Founding Principal, IDEA Edgecliff College Prep

Mrs. Kenieka L. Francis currently serves as the IDEA Edgecliff College Prep Principal. Kenieka began working for IDEA Public Schools in 2014. As a Teach for America Corp Member, she taught 6th grade Math at IDEA Donna. During her first year of teaching she got promoted to grade team leader where she managed sixth grade culture and sponsored student council. After two years in the Rio Grande Valley, Mrs. Francis moved to San Antonio to help launch IDEA Mays as the College Prep 6th grade Math teacher and grade team leader.

In this position her scholars reached 92% passing and 28% commended. After being in the classroom for three years, she was promoted to Assistant Principal of Instruction at IDEA Mays College Prep under Gerald Boyd. As the Assistant Principal of Instruction, she led the Mays math team in 2019 to achieve 92|64|36. She served as the interim principal at IDEA Mays College Prep from November 2019 through the end of the school year. Kenieka attended the University of Cincinnati and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Middle Childhood Education. Mrs. Francis also earned her Masters in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies with principalship from the University of Texas-Arlington in 2018. In addition to her education and career, Kenieka is a devoted wife and mother. Her and Renaldo Francis, eloped in 2017 and have a handsome little boy named Jahlil Titan. All who have worked with her agree Kenieka brings passion and inspiration to those around her. Her expertise and skills around content, pedagogy, and culture is what she brings to the Tarrant County Region.

Josh Carrizales

Assistant Principal of Operations, IDEA Edgecliff

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

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