Proudly serving the students and families of Fort Worth.

Who we are

IDEA Rise 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
  • 1193 Students Currently Enrolled
  • K – 10 23-24 Grade Levels

Our Campus

IDEA Rise is located at:

IDEA Rise, 3000 S. Cherry Ln., Fort Worth, TX 76116

3000 S. Cherry Lane
Fort Worth, Texas 76116
(817) 885-4150


Campus Leaders

Shayla McCray

Principal, IDEA Rise Academy

Originally from Baton Rouge, LA Shayla McCray is a passionate educator with a proven track record of success. Shayla has served a launching Assistant Principal of Instruction and Principal in Residence with IDEA Public Schools in Tarrant County.

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Nicholas Ditto

Founding Principal, IDEA Rise College Prep

Nicholas Ditto is a passionate educator who is driven to ensure that all students, no matter their background, receive a high-quality education that empowers them to attain the career of their dreams!

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Gary Ross

Assistant Principal of Operations, IDEA Rise

IDEA’s Lottery is only two weeks away! Don’t forget to submit your scholar’s application for the 2023-24 academic school year before February 18. Follow the link below to learn more about our application.