100% College Acceptance For eleven consecutive years

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Class of 2017 Stats

670 graduating seniors

320 National acceptances to colleges and universities

9 Ivy League Acceptances

548 acceptances to selective and highly selective colleges

460 graduates are the first in their family to attend college

$20M received in grants and scholarships

Class of 2017 Colleges and Universities

US News

In the U.S. News & World Report’s Best High Schools Rankings 2017, four IDEA College Preparatory high schools eligible for this year’s rankings were among the top 500 high schools nationwide and in the top 60 in Texas. IDEA College Preparatory San Benito and IDEA College Preparatory Donna were also recognized in this year’s rankings:

IDEA Quest 6th

in Texas
(43rd National Gold Medal)

IDEA Frontier 7th

in Texas
(55th National Gold Medal)

IDEA Mission 14th

in Texas
(93rd National Gold Medal)

IDEA San Juan 26th

in Texas
(104th National Gold Medal)

IDEA San Benito 66th

in Texas
(503rd National Gold Medal)

IDEA Donna 159th

in Texas
(1,676th National Gold Medal)

US News

In the latest rankings of America’s Most Challenging High Schools by The Washington Post, six of IDEA’s eligible College Preparatory high schools were ranked in the top 1% nationally (top 200 high schools nationwide):


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Annual Reports

We are excited to share information about IDEA's impact, progress, expansion, success and more in our Annual Report.*

If you have difficulty accessing the information from the web site, hard copies of the reports are available at the IDEA Headquarters office. If you have questions about the information, please contact our IDEA Headquarters at (956) 377-8000.

Visit the Texas Education Agency website to view a report of teachers considered “Highly Qualified” under NCLB.

*Under the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB).

Download 2015 Annual Report

Download 2016 Annual Report

Student Transitional Services

Please reference this link for a Secondary Transition Guide prepared by the TEA: tea.texas.gov

This site also has useful transition assistance information: Transition in Texas