IDEA Walzem

Proudly serving the students and families of San Antonio.

Who we are

IDEA Walzem 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.

  • 2014 Year Founded
  • 1397 Students Currently Enrolled
  • K – 12 22-23 Grade Levels

Our Campus

IDEA Walzem is located at:

IDEA Walzem, 6445 Walzem Rd., San Antonio, TX 78239

6445 Walzem Rd.
San Antonio, Texas 78239
(210) 239-4600


Campus Leaders

Cristen Martens

Principal, IDEA Walzem Academy

Cristen Martens is a graduate of Texas State University at San Marcos with a B.B.A. in marketing and management. She also attended the University of Texas at San Antonio, receiving a master’s degree in Educational Leadership, and would eventually return to her college alma mater to acquire her Superintendent certification.

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Alicia Ramirez

Principal, IDEA Walzem College Prep

Alicia Ramirez graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology in 1998. She began her career in education over 18 years ago as a co-teacher for bilingual and special ed students and then a Family Service Specialist in a Head Start Program where she worked with underserved communities connecting families and children to educational resources that would help kick start their own educational journey.

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Bonnibelle Trejo

Assistant Principal of Operations, IDEA Walzem

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