IDEA Harlingen

Proudly serving the students and families of Harlingen.

Who we are

IDEA Harlingen 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
  • 908 Students Currently Enrolled
  • K – 9 23-24 Grade Levels

Our Campus

IDEA Harlingen is located at:

IDEA Harlingen, 24240 Chester Park Rd., Harlingen, TX 78552

24240 Chester Park Rd.
Harlingen, Texas 78552
(956) 564-7200


Campus Leaders

Patricia Rodriguez

Founding Principal, IDEA Harlingen Academy

Patricia Rodriguez is a proud founding principal of IDEA Harlingen. She has seen the impact her IDEA campus has had on the San Benito/Harlingen community and has spent the last seven years learning about the educational needs of its students.

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Kathryn Strickland

Principal, IDEA Harlingen College Preparatory

Kathryn Strickland Rodriguez was born and raised in a small town in upstate New York. She moved to the RGV in 2012 as a Teach for America Corps member and began her career in education as an English teacher at IDEA San Benito.

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Kurtis Sanchez

Assistant Principal of Operations, IDEA Harlingen