IDEA Owassa

Proudly serving the students and families of Pharr.

Who we are

IDEA Owassa 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.

  • 2018 Year Founded
  • 762 Students Currently Enrolled
  • Pre-K – 10 22-23 Grade Levels

Our Campus

IDEA Owassa is located at:

IDEA Owassa, 1000 East Owassa Road, Pharr, TX 78577

1000 East Owassa Road
Pharr, Texas 78577
(956) 588-4300


Campus Leaders

Cyndi Vasquez

Founding Principal, IDEA Owassa Academy

Cyndi Vasquez, joined IDEA as an Assistant Principal of Instruction in 2012 after many years as a successful bilingual teacher-leader in the PSJA school district.

As an instructional leader at IDEA, Cyndi has consistently led her academy-level teachers and students to impressive gains. This summer, she joined the PIR program, ready to take the next step to positively impact the outcomes for even more students and families in the Rio Grande Valley, a community she was born and raised in. She can’t wait to welcome her IDEA Owassa scholars in August 2018.

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Stevie Luera

Founding Principal, IDEA Owassa College Prep

Stevie Luera has more than a decade of experience working at IDEA as an incredibly successful teacher and leader. Whether leading her own students, or later on, her teachers, to some of the highest ACT and English AP results in the district year over year, Stevie has continuously achieved an impressive record of results.

Lydia Gonzalez

Assistant Principal of Operations, IDEA Owassa

IDEA's 2022-23 Student Application is now live!

We are excited to announce we are accepting applications for schools across Texas, Louisiana, Florida, and Cincinnati. Follow the button below to get the latest and greatest information about our application process, grade levels, and how to find a campus near you.