IDEA McAllen 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.
Darlene Espinoza is the proud principal for IDEA McAllen Academy. She is currently in her 6th year in the principalship and in her 14th year with IDEA Public Schools. Her goal is to lead a transformational school where adults work relentlessly to build balanced students: students who are academically solid and emotionally intelligent. This approach best positions students to be contributing members of their community and our larger world. Darlene Espinoza resides in McAllen with her husband and three children: Nati, Naya and Niram.
Roberto Garza IV is a proud UT Austin Longhorn who graduated in 2010 with his Bachelors degree in Economics. In 2012 he joined the IDEA Team and Family as the founding 6th grade math teacher for IDEA McAllen College Prep.
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