IDEA Los Encinos

Proudly serving the students and families of McAllen.

Who we are

IDEA Los Encinos 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.

  • 2019 Year Founded
  • 1270 Students Currently Enrolled
  • K – 10 23-24 Grade Levels

Our Campus

IDEA Los Encinos is located at:

IDEA Los Encinos, 5400 S. Ware Rd., McAllen, TX 78503

5400 S. Ware Rd.
McAllen, Texas 78503
(956) 429-4150


Campus Leaders

Esmeralda Ortiz

Principal, IDEA Los Encinos Academy

Raj Desai

Principal, IDEA Los Encinos College Prep

The early path of education for Raj Desai, the founding principal of IDEA Los Encinos College Preparatory, was traveled on with a small, yet sturdy bicycle. Even though the commute was long and tiring, he understood the importance of my journey. His parents, although they never graduated from college, knew the value of education and made sacrifices for him to attend school.

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Sheila Flores

Assistant Principal of Operations, IDEA Los Encinos