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
  • 1504 Students Currently Enrolled
  • K – 12 23-24 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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Norma Mendoza

Principal, IDEA Walzem College Prep

Norma Mendoza was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley. After graduating from Texas Woman’s University, she began her career at Grand Prairie High School, Texas. There she taught English classes and coached the dance team. Upon returning to her hometown, Mission, she continued to teach in underserved communities like La Joya Independent School District, and later at Pharr San Juan Alamo ISD (PSJA).

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Bonnibelle Trejo

Assistant Principal of Operations, IDEA Walzem

Bonnibelle manages all recruitment, enrollment, and onboarding for all new families for IDEA Walzem (K-12). She is passionate about leading all campus operations to ensure the instructional team focuses on leading instruction for every Walzem Wolf.

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