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In Austin’s increasingly choice-filled education landscape, facts trump familiarity. Today, we’re going to share facts about IDEA Public Schools so that you, as an education-oriented Austin parent know what IDEA is all about!

IDEA Public Schools’ approach to education is focused on college preparation for all children. Their elementary curriculum includes a hybrid learning model known as BetterIDEA, in which all elementary students participate. IDEA’s college prep curriculum focuses on college preparation across all subjects. IDEA’s curriculum and leadership gets kids to and through college. IDEA supports student along their journey, from elementary school, to high school, through college!  

IDEA Public Schools is now accepting applications for the 2023 – 24 school year! Apply before their upcoming February lottery, and choose a brighter future for your child. For more details, visit: https://ideapublicschools.org/apply

All IDEA schools provide…

  • A small, safe learning environment
  • Rigorous academics
  • Dedicated time for personalized remediation and enrichment
  • A college-bound school culture
  • Passionate, high-quality teachers and educational staff
  • Responsive, experienced school leaders
  • … and much more

IDEA Academies (Grades K – 5) provide…

  • Innovative curriculum that reaches students at their just-right levels
  • Small-group instruction for a personalized learning experience
  • Regular access to cutting-edge educational technology
  • Preparation for success in middle and high school

IDEA College Preps (Grades 6 – 12) provide… 

  • Exposure to college-level expectations with our AP-for-All strategy
  • Opportunities to earn college credit through advanced coursework like AP or IB
  • Leadership and character development through sports, clubs, and other activities
  • Robust college-readiness programming, including:
    • College campus visits
    • Competitive funding for prestigious summer programs through our College Summer Away Program
    • A college-application course for juniors
    • Standardized test support

IDEA Alumni receive…

  • Personalized support from an alumni counselor
  • Networking opportunities at regular alumni events
  • Competitive access to emergency funding through the Give-Me-5 fund

Four Reasons Why Parents Love IDEA Public Schools!

IDEA Public SchoolsHere are a few reasons why parents have chosen IDEA Public Schools for their child’s academic journey:

Families Come First at IDEA Public Schools

We are strongest when we work together and we are committed to ensuring our students are learning and growing in a safe environment each and every day.

College-Prep Academic Model

Through structured, challenging coursework, IDEA focuses on college preparation for all children. In fact, we are on track to send 100% of our seniors to college for the 16th straight year.

IDEA Public SchoolsWe Are Open To All Students

We are a tuition-free public school option and accept applications from all students, regardless of where they live, their academic standing, their income, and ability level.

Highly Trained & Experienced Teachers

When COVID-19 forced distance learning across the country in 2020, IDEA teachers rose to the occasion and maintained contact with nearly 100% of their students. We’re prepared to make even stronger virtual connections now and in the future.If you’re ready to submit an application for your child, you can do so now by clicking here or by following the Apply Now button below.



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