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

Editor, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Hannah joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor of the Spring/Klein edition and later became the editor of both the Spring/Klein and Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood editions in June 2021. Hannah covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Hannah served as associate editor of The Houstonian, interned with Community Impact Newspaper and spent time writing for the Sam Houston State University College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication and The Huntsville Item.