IDEA Public Schools’ newest campus IDEA Walzem opened on Monday, August 11 serving more than 500 students in the Northeast side of San Antonio!  Learn more about IDEA Public Schools at and apply today!

For eight years 100% of IDEA Public Schools seniors have been accepted to colleges and universities throughout the country. We think these IDEA Walzem students are next!  Learn more about IDEA’s track record of success at and apply today!

IDEA opened its first San Antonio campus—IDEA Carver Academy and College Prep—in the Fall of 2012 in the former Carver Academy, David Robinson’s high performing private school on San Antonio’s east side.  IDEA South Flores, the second IDEA campus of ten planned for San Antonio, opened Fall 2013 on South Flores Street near SW Military Drive.  In Fall 2014, IDEA opened two new campuses in San Antonio, IDEA Walzem in Northeast San Antonio and IDEA Monterrey Park in West San Antonio.

Here are some quick facts about IDEA:

  • 100% of IDEA graduates have enrolled in the college/university of their choice.
  • 100% of IDEA high school students enroll in AP or Baccalaureate programs.
  • Current graduation/persistence in college is nearly 85% and trending upward.
  • In 2012, IDEA’s 1000 kindergarten students tested on or above grade level in reading.

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IDEA is the only district of its size in the State of Texas to have earned an Exemplary rating two years in a row, and its flagship campus in Donna, Texas was ranked the 13th best high school in the United States by US News and World Report.

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