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Welcome to IDEA Edgemere


15101 Edgemere Blvd.
El Paso, Texas 79938

Pre-K-2 & 6-7


Campus Leadership

Rebecca Cobian

Founding Principal, IDEA Edgemere Academy

El Paso native, Rebecca Cobian, will bring her more than 20 years as a successful teacher, curriculum expert, and school leader back to El Paso as the founding principal of IDEA Edgemere Academy. Prior to joining IDEA as a Principal in...

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Rodrigo Wong

Founding Principal, IDEA Edgemere College Preparatory

With almost a decade of experience working at IDEA, Rodrigo’s reputation as an expert teacher and coach is well-earned. Throughout his time as an educator, instructional coach, Assistant Principal of Instruction, and Principal in Residence,...

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What is a Charter School?

Charter schools are tuition-free public schools that use open-enrollment policies and innovative curricula to improve student learning for all types of children.

They receive approximately 75% of their funding from state and federal funds compared to traditional public schools, which typically receive 100% of their funding from these sources. The charter school movement has established a new form of accountability for public schools.

In Texas, charter schools operate under the direction of an appointed (not elected) board of directors.

These schools also have more flexibility in personnel decisions and have the abilitiy to offer services that set them apart from traditional public schools, such as a strong focus on college preparation.

Find out more about charter schools from the Texas Charter Schools Association.