First Day of School - Monday, August 26
Daily Breakfast - 7:45am - 8:15am
First Bell - 8:25am
Students are marked tardy after 8:30am
Last Bell - 3:25pm, 1:10 (Wednesday)
Afternoon tutoring sessions - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 3:30pm-4:30pm
Back to School Bash - Wednesday, August 21, 5pm-7:30pm
Catered dinner, teacher conversations, school year expectations
Daily AM Shuttle East of the River
Daily AM & PM Shuttle to and from Deanwood, Minnesota Avenue and Benning Road Metro Stations
The KRF Program allows students to ride for free on Metrobus, DC Circulator and Metrorail within the District to get to school and school- related activities. The KRF cards will be distributed starting August 26th. For more information, please see Ms. Wilkes in the main office.
Uniform Road Show: Friday, August 9 from 4pm-8pm
Purchase and/or order school uniforms in person
IDEA Uniform: Grey short sleeve IDEA embroidered polo shirt or white long sleeve Oxford shirt, IDEA fleece, black or tan pants or skirt (no holes or rips), black belt and any sneakers, flats, black dress shoes or ankle boots
IDEA is a Community Eligibility School. All students eat breakfast and lunch free of charge. IDEA offers a daily salad bar and a daily hot bar. All menus are located on the school website.
Saturday School is enrichment program that runs twice a month at IDEA from 8:30am-noon. Scholars receive extra support in core subjects as well as PSAT and SAT prep, college application support, community service hours, and more.
First Quarter Dates