IDEA Public Schools opens new charter school in North Houston

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the campus is currently offering both in-person and remote learning opportunities. (Courtesy IDEA Public Schools)
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the campus is currently offering both in-person and remote learning opportunities. (Courtesy IDEA Public Schools)

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the campus is currently offering both in-person and remote learning opportunities. (Courtesy IDEA Public Schools)

IDEA Public Schools opened its newest North Houston campus for the 2020-21 school year Aug. 13. Located at 2010 Spears Road, Houston, construction on the new charter school first began in November 2019.

The new charter school opened in August with 450 students grades K-3 and 6-7, with plans of adding another grade level each following year until becoming a full-scale K-12 campus. Reynaldo Flores serves as the founding principal of IDEA Spears Academy, while Anna Farias serves as the founding principal of IDEA Spears College Prep.


Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the campus is currently offering both in-person and remote learning opportunities. For more information about IDEA Spears' enhanced safety protocols for the 2020-21 school year, click here. For more information about the application process, click here. 832-844-4200. www.ideapublicschools.org/our-schools/idea-spears
By Hannah Zedaker
Born and raised in Cypress, Texas, Hannah Zedaker graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and a minor in political science. She began as an intern with Community Impact Newspaper in 2015 and was hired upon graduation as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in May 2016. In January 2019, she was promoted to serve as the editor of the Spring/Klein edition where she covers Spring ISD and Harris County Commissioners Court, in addition to business, development and transportation news.


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