IDEA Tres Lagos

Proudly serving the students and families of McAllen.

Who we are

IDEA Tres Lagos 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.

  • 2017 Year Founded
  • 1349 Students Currently Enrolled
  • K – 12 23-24 Grade Levels

Our Campus

IDEA Tres Lagos is located at:

IDEA Tres Lagos, 5200 Tres Lagos Blvd., McAllen, TX 78504

5200 Tres Lagos Blvd.
McAllen, Texas 78504
(956) 287-6900


Campus Leaders

Benigna Carcano

Founding Principal, IDEA Tres Lagos Academy

As Founding Principal for IDEA Tres Lagos Academy, Benigna’s mission is to provide a strong Lobos nation with daily affirmations of “yes, you can and you will” to empower students to achieve great gains academically and socially. Students will be rigorously challenged and prepared for the next level by focusing on data driven instruction and collaborative & exceptional culture.

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Isaac Yanes

Principal, IDEA Tres Lagos College Prep

Isaac Yanes has been working with IDEA since 2008 where he started as a 7th Grade Math Teacher. He took on roles such as Math Content Leader and Grade Team leader before being promoted to Assistant Principal at IDEA Frontier College Prep. Isaac served as an Assistant Principal for 8 years before moving into the role of Principal in Residence that ultimately led to Mr. Yanes being named Principal at IDEA Tres Lagos College Prep.

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Ingedia Cantu

Assistant Principal of Operations, IDEA Tres Lagos