IDEA Parmer Park

Proudly serving the students and families of Austin.

Who we are

IDEA Parmer Park 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
  • 1056 Students Currently Enrolled
  • K – 9 22-23 Grade Levels

Our Campus

IDEA Parmer Park is located at:

IDEA Parmer Park, 1438 East Yager Ln., Austin, TX 78753

1438 East Yager Lane
Austin, Texas 78753
(512) 822-4850


Campus Leaders

Katie Mackey

Founding Principal, IDEA Parmer Park

Katie Mackey is a graduate of The Ohio State University where she earned her B.S. in Math and Reading Education. She moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 2015 as a Teach for America corps member where she taught in special education. Ms. Mackey also worked as an instructional coach to prepare new teachers for their first teaching experiences.

At Achievement First in Hartford, Connecticut, Ms. Mackey served as the Dean of Special Education and STEM Dean. There she lead the math team to double-digit increases in state test scores. In 2018, Ms. Mackey came to Austin to join IDEA Public Schools as a Principal in Residence at Montopolis Academy where she would continue to grow as a leader and develop the skills necessary to launch a successful campus. Katie is thrilled to be the Founding Principal of Parmer Park Academy in 2019 and cannot wait to welcome her first class of panthers!

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Sharon Stanton

Assistant Principal of Operations, IDEA Parmer Park

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.