IDEA prepares students with academic, social, leadership, and occupational skills for post-secondary opportunities and to be responsible citizens who contribute to the community.
To develop a results-driven learning environment that includes all stakeholders to refine practice through productive effort, collaboration, critical thinking, continuous growth, and reflection in order to prepare scholars for college and career opportunities.
Growth Equation Motto:
Growth = Reflection + Refinement + Effort
IDEA's 2018-2019 objective is engaging scholars through academic rigor.
Head of School and CEO Justin Rydstrom
Principal Nicole McCrae
Chief Operations Officer Nicole Seward
Vice Principal Brad Irvin
Vice Principal Shomari Jennings
Director of Student Support Services Melody Washington
Director of Special Education Tamara Clarke