Welcome to IDEA Greater Houston

Whole Child Focus. College For All.

IDEA's Schools in Greater Houston

Four reasons parents love IDEA Greater Houston

College-Prep Academic Model

Through structured, challenging coursework, IDEA Public Schools focuses on college preparation for all children.

We Are Open To All Students

We are a tuition-free public school option in your neighborhood. IDEA is one of the nation’s highest-performing public school networks.

Focus On the Whole Child

We understand that success is more than just mastering lessons and passing exams. In addition to teaching core subjects, IDEA’s personalized instructional courses include character development and culture education.

Highly Trained & Experienced Teachers

We partner with families to see every student to and through college. Our teachers help students identify their goals, track their progress, and adjust instruction as needed to ensure each student masters every subject and realizes their goals.  

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SCHOOLS

IDEA Greater Houston is home to 6 schools, serving students in grade levels K – 8.

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STUDENTS

We serve a total of 3,035 students between our academy and college prep campuses. We will grow to serve grades K-12 when fully scaled.

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COLLEGE BOUND

Since IDEA’s first graduating class in 2007, 100% of our seniors have been accepted to colleges and universities nationwide.

PERSONALIZED LEARNING

Through small learning groups and daily access to technology, every student learns at the level and speed just right for them. 

Expert Teachers

Our teachers bring subject matter expertise and an unwavering commitment to set each student on a path to success.

FAMILY PARTNERSHIP

Our school is family. Parents, teachers, and administrators work as a team to help each student reach their full potential. 

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Since 2000, IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school with 150 students to a network of tuition-free, K-12 public charter schools serving students in Texas, Ohio, Louisiana, and Florida. 

Work at IDEA

We are looking for hard-working, talented individuals to help make college a reality for all children. Your work will directly deliver on IDEA’s mission of
College For All.

Regional Leadership

Jeremy Beard

Executive Director, Greater Houston

Chang Yu

Vice President of Schools, Houston

Brandon Broughton

Regional Director of Operations, Greater Houston

De Mcghee

Regional Director of HR

Cody Pinnegar

Regional Director of Staffing

Danielle Frei

Regional Director of Leader Development

Christina Jones

Regional Director of Special Programs

Orianna Cruz

Regional Director of Philanthropy

Liz Maas

Regional Registered Nurse

Don’t forget to submit your scholar’s application for the 2024-25 academic school year in Texas, Ohio, and Florida before February 17. Follow the button to learn more about our application.