IDEA Public Schools School District

2115 W Pike Blvd
Weslaco, TX 78596
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

IDEA Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 123 public schools serving 67,988 students in IDEA Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
Public Schools in IDEA Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Texas public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 42% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
123 Schools
9,180 Schools
# Students
67,988 Students
5,427,157 Students
# Teachers
3,744 Teachers
369,136 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

IDEA Public Schools School District, which is ranked #721 of all 1,196 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 98% has decreased from 99% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TX)
#715 out of 1198 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of IDEA Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
29%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IDEA Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
41%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IDEA Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
98%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of IDEA Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.26
0.64
# American Indian Students
91 Students
18,023 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
662 Students
261,795 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
58,259 Students
2,860,548 Students
% Hispanic Students
86%
53%
# Black Students
4,811 Students
694,244 Students
% Black Students
7%
13%
# White Students
3,867 Students
1,427,308 Students
% White Students
6%
26%
# Hawaiian Students
84 Students
8,476 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
214 Students
156,763 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
3,303
244,977
# Students in K Grade:
6,793
371,233
# Students in 1st Grade:
7,044
385,986
# Students in 2nd Grade:
6,897
383,594
# Students in 3rd Grade:
6,076
384,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
5,048
385,943
# Students in 5th Grade:
4,123
389,980
# Students in 6th Grade:
6,378
400,481
# Students in 7th Grade:
6,098
418,819
# Students in 8th Grade:
5,270
424,568
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,957
476,074
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,914
408,889
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,245
389,524
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,842
362,296
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,219 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,640. The school district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,598 is less than the state median of $14,384. The school district spending/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue
$831 MM
$74,029 MM
This chart display total revenue of IDEA Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$653 MM
$78,063 MM
This chart display total spending of IDEA Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,219
$13,640
This chart display average revenue per public school student in IDEA Public Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$9,598
$14,384
This chart display average spending per public school student in IDEA Public Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best IDEA Public Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Idea Mays Academy
Charter School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1210 Horal Rd
San Antonio, TX 78245
(210) 529-3200
Grades: K-5
| 674 students
Rank: #22.
Idea Ingram Hills College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3115 Majestic Dr
San Antonio, TX 78228
(210) 529-3700
Grades: 6-9
| 341 students
Rank: #33.
Idea Mays College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1210 Horal Rd
San Antonio, TX 78245
(210) 529-3200
Grades: 6-11
| 617 students
Rank: #44.
Idea Carver College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
217 Robinson Pl
San Antonio, TX 78202
(210) 223-8885
Grades: 6-12
| 695 students
Rank: #55.
Idea South Flores Academy
Charter School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6919 S Flores
San Antonio, TX 78221
(210) 239-4150
Grades: PK-5
| 841 students
Rank: #66.
Idea Carver Academy
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
217 Robinson Pl
San Antonio, TX 78202
(210) 223-8885
Grades: K-5
| 629 students
Rank: #77.
Idea Najim College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
926 S Ww White Rd
San Antonio, TX 78220
(210) 239-4900
Grades: 6-10
| 273 students
Rank: #88.
Idea Round Rock Tech Academy
Charter School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3301 Greenlawn Blvd
Round Rock, TX 78664
(512) 822-4750
Grades: K-5
| 554 students
Rank: #99.
Idea Rise College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3000 S Cherry Ln
Fort Worth, TX 76116
(956) 885-4700
Grades: 6-8
| 343 students
Rank: #1010.
Idea Monterrey Park College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
222 Sw 39th St
San Antonio, TX 78237
(210) 239-4200
Grades: 6-12
| 692 students
Rank: #1111.
Idea Burke College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
10434 Marbach Rd
San Antonio, TX 78245
(210) 239-4650
Grades: 6-8
| 332 students
Rank: #1212.
Idea Mcallen College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
201 N Bentsen Rd
Mcallen, TX 78501
(956) 429-4100
Grades: 6-12
| 751 students
Rank: #1313.
Idea Rundberg College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9504 N Interstate 35
Austin, TX 78753
(512) 822-4800
Grades: 6-12
| 762 students
Rank: #1414.
Idea South Flores College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6919 S Flores
San Antonio, TX 78221
(210) 239-4150
Grades: 6-12
| 712 students
Rank: #1515.
Idea Brownsville Academy
Charter School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4395 Paredes Line Rd
Brownsville, TX 78526
(956) 832-5150
Grades: K-5
| 694 students
Rank: #1616.
Idea Quest Academy
Charter School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
14001 N Rooth Rd
Edinburg, TX 78541
(956) 287-1003
Grades: PK-5
| 730 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Idea Harlingen Academy
Charter School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
24240 Chester Park Rd
Harlingen, TX 78552
(956) 377-8000
Grades: K-3
| 400 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Idea Ingram Hills Academy
Charter School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3115 Majestic Dr
San Antonio, TX 78228
(210) 529-3700
Grades: PK-4
| 635 students
Rank: #1919.
Idea Edgecliff College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6701 Crowley Rd
Fort Worth, TX 76134
(210) 718-7693
Grades: 6-7
| 239 students
Rank: #2020.
Idea Quest College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
14001 N Rooth Rd
Edinburg, TX 78541
(956) 287-1003
Grades: 6-12
| 688 students
Rank: #2121.
Idea Frontier College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2800 S Dakota Ave
Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 541-2002
Grades: 6-12
| 763 students
Rank: #2222.
Idea Ewing Halsell Academy
Charter School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2523 W Ansley Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78224
(210) 239-4850
Grades: PK-5
| 840 students
Rank: #2323.
Idea Riverview College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
30 Palm Dr
Brownsville, TX 78520
(956) 832-5900
Grades: 6-12
| 804 students
Rank: #2424.
Idea College Preparatory San Benito
Charter School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2151 Russell Ln
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 399-5252
Grades: 6-12
| 763 students
Rank: #2525.
Idea Ewing Halsell College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2523 W Ansley Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78224
(210) 430-7595
Grades: 6-10
| 461 students
Rank: #2626.
Idea Edgemere College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
15101 Edgemere Blvd
El Paso, TX 79938
(915) 201-1959
Grades: 6-9
| 469 students
Rank: #2727.
Idea Mesa Hills College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
405 Walleberg
El Paso, TX 79912
(956) 888-8000
Grades: 6-8
| 302 students
Rank: #2828.
Idea Hidden Meadow College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10138 Culebra Rd
San Antonio, TX 78250
(956) 377-8000
Grades: 6-7
| 149 students
Rank: #2929.
Idea Edgecliff Academy
Charter School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6701 Crowley Rd
Fort Worth, TX 76134
(817) 885-4800
Grades: K-5
| 564 students
Rank: #3030.
Idea College Prep Weslaco
Charter School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2931 E Sugar Cane Dr
Weslaco, TX 78599
(956) 351-4100
Grades: 6-12
| 749 students
Rank: #3131.
Idea Brownsville College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4395 Paredes Line Rd
Brownsville, TX 78526
(956) 832-5150
Grades: 6-12
| 738 students
Rank: #3232.
Idea Tres Lagos College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5200 Tres Lagos Blvd
Mcallen, TX 78504
(956) 287-6900
Grades: 6-10
| 480 students
Rank: #3333.
Idea Owassa College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1000 E Owassa Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
(956) 588-4300
Grades: 6-9
| 390 students
Rank: #3434.
Idea Edinburg College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2553 Roegiers Rd
Edinburg, TX 78541
(956) 287-6300
Grades: 6-12
| 732 students
Rank: #3535.
Idea Achieve College Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1900 Thomas Rd
Haltom City, TX 76117
(956) 885-4700
Grades: 6-8
| 293 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to IDEA Public Schools School District?
IDEA Public Schools School District manages 123 public schools serving 67,988 students.
What is the rank of IDEA Public Schools School District?
IDEA Public Schools School District is ranked #721 out of 1,196 school districts in Texas (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Texas school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 5%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in IDEA Public Schools School District?
86% of IDEA Public Schools School District students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, 6% of students are White, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of IDEA Public Schools School District?
IDEA Public Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 18:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 15:1.
What is IDEA Public Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $9,598 is less than the state median of $14,384. The school district spending/student has declined by 10% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 123 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 67,988 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : 98% (Top 5% in TX)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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