IDEA Harvey E. Najim

Proudly serving the students and families of San Antonio.

Who we are

IDEA Harvey E. Najim 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.

  • 2017 Year Founded
  • 994 Students Currently Enrolled
  • K – 11 22-23 Grade Levels

Our Campus

IDEA Harvey E. Najim is located at:

IDEA Harvey E. Najim, 926 S WW White Rd., San Antonio, TX 78220

926 S WW White Rd.
San Antonio, Texas 78220
(210) 239-4900


Campus Leaders

Hope Walker

Principal, IDEA Harvey E. Najim Academy

Ms. Hope Walker has been an Assistant Principal of Instruction with IDEA since June 2014. Prior to joining our Team and Family, she was a standout teacher, literacy coach, and curriculum guru with Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

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Stephen Foster

Principal, IDEA Harvey E. Najim College Preparatory

Mr. Stephen Foster moved to San Antonio from Rome, Georgia where he served as a teacher, instructional coach, and assistant principal. Upon moving to San Antonio, he served proudly as the first 4th fourth grade math teacher at IDEA Mays Academy. While teaching fourth grade, he served as the Grade Team Leader and as the 4th Grade Regional Course Leader for the Central Texas Region. Stephen had the highest 4th grade math results in the entire organization which earned him the title of Regional Teacher of the Year for the San Antonio region.

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Paola Camparini

Assistant Principal of Operations, IDEA Harvey E. Najim

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