IDEA Tres Lagos

Welcome to IDEA Tres Lagos. Proudly serving the parents, families, and students of McAllen, Texas. News & World Report’s Top High Schools lists.

IDEA Public Schools believes that each and every child can go to college. Since 2000, IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school with 150 students to one of the fastest-growing networks of tuition-free, K-12 public charter schools in the United States. Currently, the network serves nearly 75,000 college-bound students in 137 schools across Texas, Louisiana and Florida. IDEA has been recogni

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IDEA Public Schools Upper Valley Application Launch (McAllen-Palmview Area) 12/01/2023

🤠 Join Us for the IDEA Public Schools Upper Rio Grande '24-'25 Application Launch Event! 🤠

Are you passionate about shaping the future of education? 💡IDEA Public Schools is excited to announce our upcoming Application Launch event where we'll be unveiling exciting opportunities for the 2024-2025 school year!

📅 Date: December 5, 2023
🕒 Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm
📍 Location: The Center for Education and Economic Development, 801 N. Bryan Rd, Mission TX, 78572

🎉 What to Expect:
-Learn about our mission and commitment to educational excellence.
-Explore exciting career opportunities across various positions.
-Connect with our staffing team members and discover the vibrant IDEA community.

📱 How to Participate:
-Register for the Event:
McAllen-Palmview Area: https://uppervalley-applaunch-mcallen-palmview.eventbrite.com

👥 Who Should Attend?
-Educators with a passion for making a difference.
-Professionals looking to join a dynamic and collaborative educational community.
-Anyone interested in being a part of the transformative journey at IDEA Public Schools.

IDEA Public Schools Upper Valley Application Launch (McAllen-Palmview Area) IDEA Public Schools is launching NEW roles for next school year! Don't miss your opportunity to meet with the Upper Valley Staffing Team!

12/01/2023

K-2nd Winter Pep Rally ❄️

12/01/2023

❄️Winter PepRally Celebration ☃️

11/30/2023

Good-bye November and Hello December! Lobos, let's get ready to kick off December with our monthly pep rally! Parents, please send your children with their favorite holiday sweaters, hats, and scarves! We will go live on FB for both the am and pm pep rallies! Thank you for your support Tres Lagos families! Go Lobos! 🥳🐺

11/27/2023

Are you ready to celebrate the holidays! We are! The last week of school for this year (December 11-15) we will celebrate Holly Jolly Week! Go Lobos!

11/27/2023

November Motivational Parade!

11/27/2023
11/18/2023

🤠 Join Us for the IDEA Public Schools Upper Rio Grande '24-'25 Application Launch Event! 🤠

Don't miss your chance to ROUND UP your dreams and aspirations! Come and meet the IDEA Upper Rio Grande Valley Staffing team and set your course for a future filled with endless possibilities at IDEA Public Schools! Together, let's ROUND UP success, innovation, and excellence!

📅 Date: December 5, 2023
🕒 Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm
📍 Location: The Center for Education and Economic Development, 801 Bryan Rd, Mission TX, 78572

🎉 What to Expect:
-Learn about our mission and commitment to educational excellence.
-Explore exciting career opportunities across various positions.
-Connect with our staffing team members and discover the vibrant IDEA community.

📱 How to Participate:
-Register for the Event: https://uppervalley-applaunch-mcallen-palmview.eventbrite.com
OR Scan the QR Code
-Join Us In-Person: Inside the CEED building in Mission TX (Enter through Jitterz Coffee)

👥 Who Should Attend?
-Educators with a passion for making a difference.
-Professionals looking to join a dynamic and collaborative educational community.
-Anyone interested in being a part of the transformative journey at IDEA Public Schools.

102 IDEA Elementary and Middle Schools Ranked Among the Best Performing in Texas by U.S. News & World Report - IDEA Public Schools 11/17/2023

We already know we have the best scholars, parents, & staff, but we are honored to be named one of the Best Elementary Schools in Texas by U.S. News & World Report! Thank you Tres Lagos team & family for working together to help our students reach their academic goals! Go Lobos!

102 IDEA Elementary and Middle Schools Ranked Among the Best Performing in Texas by U.S. News & World Report - IDEA Public Schools IDEA is proud to announce that 102 of our elementary and middle schools are ranked among the best in Texas by the U.S. News & World Report.

11/14/2023

Come out to Chuck E. Cheese on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 from 4:30-9:00 PM to support our 2nd grade fundraiser. Thank you for supporting our event! Please present attached flyer at the register.

11/13/2023

ATTENTION FAMILIES!!! We have a special attendance challenge happening from November 14, 2023 through January 5, 2023. Any scholar who has perfect attendance during this time, will be included into a special drawing for a chance to win a custom IDEA Jacket. One student will be selected per grade level. Good luck!

11/13/2023

Monday, November 13th, is World Kindness Day! We will be celebrating acts of kindness all week! ☀️

11/09/2023

Veterans Day Program 🇺🇸

11/07/2023

Good afternoon families! We have open seats for Kinder for the 24-25 school year. Please call or text Gloria Aguayo at (956) 355-0455 to reserve your spot today!

¡Buenas tardes familias! Tenemos espacios disponibles para Kinder para el curso escolar 24-25. ¡Llame o envíe un mensaje de texto a Gloria Aguayo al (956) 355-0455 para reservar su lugar hoy!

11/06/2023

📣Join Our Team at IDEA Tres Lagos as a 21st Century Enrichment Specialist!📣

Passionate about shaping young minds for the future? IDEA Tres Lagos is on the lookout for two dedicated 21st Century Enrichment Specialists to join our innovative team!

🎭 Drama Enrichment Specialist: http://app.jobvite.com/m?3UOI2nwk
💄 Cosmetology Enrichment Specialist: http://app.jobvite.com/m?3UOI2nwk

To apply, click the links above and join the Lobos Team and Family today!🐺

IDEA Career Progression Coffee Shop Hours 11/04/2023

☕Brew your IDEA career at the Upper Valley Career Progression Coffee Shop! ☕

Get ready to elevate your career journey with a piping-hot cup of ambition! We are thrilled to invite you to our exclusive Career Progression Coffee Shop, where opportunities blend perfectly with every sip.

📅 Date: November 14, 2023
🕔 Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
📍 Location: Starbucks, 3509 N 10th St, McAllen TX, 78501
❗️This event is RSVP only, please click the link below to register now!

IDEA Career Progression Coffee Shop Hours Join the IDEA Upper Rio Grande Valley Staffing Team at our exclusive Career Progression Coffee Shop where opportunities are brewing!

11/03/2023

Celebrating our K-2nd scholars!
It’s pep rally time🎉

11/03/2023

Celebrating our scholars!
It’s Pep-rally time 📣

Photos from IDEA Tres Lagos's post 11/02/2023

We wrapped up an amazing month and passed out our October patches for those students that were here each and every day! Congratulations to all of our scholars for their hard work. We thank you parents for your commitment and dedication to their academic success! We can’t wait to pass the patches for November!

Photos from IDEA Tres Lagos's post 11/01/2023

We want to congratulate our Red Ribbon Week Door decorating contest winners! All our staff decorated their doors for the month of October! Please see the pics below for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd prize and our Honorable Mention team! Each winning door's teachers received a shopping trip to Amazon for class goodies. The winning door in lower and upper grade will receive a homeroom pizza party! Many thanks to our teachers for making our school a fun, interactive learning zone at all times!

Photos from IDEA Tres Lagos's post 11/01/2023

We had our Motivational Parade today to celebrate our Lobos fantastic wins in October! We say goodbye to this month but we are looking forward to November with all our Lobos! Congratulations to all this month's winners! Thank you for being the best boos and ghouls! Stay pumpkin spice nice and don't forget to fall back those clocks ⏰️ on Saturday night! Thank you Tres Lagos families for being the best pumpkins in the patch!🎃🐺🥰

Photos from IDEA Tres Lagos's post 11/01/2023

We had a great time today celebrating our students gains in the month of October! We want to reward our staff for their hard work, so please heart your favorite team's costume pictures below! The team with the most "hearts" wins! Contest begins now and ends on Nov. 2 at 6 pm! Thanks in advance for voting and sharing your appreciation for our team's dedication & spook-tacular spirit! Go Lobos!

Photos from IDEA Tres Lagos's post 10/26/2023

On October 26th, we celebrate Lights on Afterschool Nationwide to honor and celebrate the amazing work our 21st Century Program Team does for our scholars at Tres Lagos! Lights on Afterschool showcases the importance of Afterschool Programs and the benefits it offers to our scholars! Let’s shine a light on our amazing programs! See photos below of our Lights on Afterschool booth!

10/25/2023

🌟 Join the IDEA Tres Lagos Family! 🌟
Looking for an inspiring work environment where your passion for education can thrive? IDEA Tres Lagos has exciting vacancies waiting just for you!

Current Vacancies:
🚌Bus Monitor: http://app.jobvite.com/m?3qbn2nwS
🎭21st Century Enrichment Specialist: http://app.jobvite.com/m?3kan2nwL
🍎21st Century After School Site Administrator: http://app.jobvite.com/m?3xbn2nwZ

Why IDEA Tres Lagos?
IDEA Tres Lagos isn't just a school; it's a vibrant community dedicated to nurturing young minds. Here, you'll find an inclusive atmosphere where creativity, innovation, and collaboration are celebrated.

How to Apply:
Ready to make a difference? Click the links above to submit your application and join the Lobo Team and family! 🐺

Photos from IDEA Tres Lagos's post 10/21/2023

Our 1st Lights on Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Event was a success!! Thank you LOBOS Team and Family for your support in ensuring this event was a success! Thank you to Lowe's Home Improvement and the Greater McAllen Association of REALTORS for the amazing t-shirts, marking flags and waters!!! Thank you DHR Health for your presentation on Breast Cancer Awareness. Thank you to our amazing 21st Century Program Team, HKH Committee and CNP Team for making this event possible!! See below for the amazing photos!!

Photos from IDEA Tres Lagos's post 10/19/2023

There's so much happening in October! Check out our Red Ribbon Week flyer for next week's accessories per day!
We cannot wait to see everyone at our Trunk or Treat on Thursday, Oct. 26th.
This month's motivational parade will be on Tuesday, Oct. 31st to celebrate October's Core Value Winners & Lobos of the Month!

Photos from IDEA Tres Lagos's post 10/19/2023

We kicked off our week celebrating our Bosses! We want to thank our Regional Superintendent for the Rio Grande Valley, Mrs. Jill Dominguez for her tireless efforts and dedication to all the students, staff, parents and communities that she serves each day! Thank you Mrs. Dominguez for all you do for all IDEA scholars!

We also want to thank our campus leadership team on Bosses Day for all they lead, manage and inspire at Tres Lagos! Thank you ladies for leading all our Lobos students & staff with heart!

Photos from IDEA Tres Lagos's post 10/11/2023

Hello Lobo families! Parent letters were sent out last week with your children regarding Parent ProTech, a resource to help our families safely navigate technology. Please sign up with the QR code below.

10/11/2023

Hello LOBOS Team and Family! We are two weeks away until our 1st ever "Lights On Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Event"! This event is only open to our IDEA Tres Lagos parents and students! The event will be on Saturday, October 21st, 2023 starting at 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, check in will start at 7:30 am! Please join us as we showcase our amazing 21st Century Programs as well as bring recognition to our cancer survivors! We are stronger together! If you are interested in attending, please make sure to fill out both waivers attached by October 18th, 2023. GO LOBOS!
Campus Activity Waiver: https://pdf.ac/Z8GF1
Waiver & Release of Liability: https://pdf.ac/37C4JH

10/10/2023

🌟 Calling All Special Education Teachers! Join the IDEA Tres Lagos Team Today! 🌟

Hello, passionate educators! Are you ready to inspire, support, and empower students with unique abilities? IDEA Tres Lagos is on the lookout for dedicated Special Education RISE Teachers to be part of our innovative and inclusive learning community!

Why Choose IDEA?

✨ Impactful Teaching: Make a real difference in the lives of students, helping them achieve their full potential.

✨ Inclusive Environment: Embrace a diverse and inclusive teaching environment where every student's unique talents are celebrated.

✨ Professional Growth: Access continuous professional development and growth opportunities, fostering your teaching skills.

✨ Supportive Community: Join a supportive community of educators, working collaboratively to create exceptional learning experiences.

What We're Looking For:

🎓 Bachelor’s degree in Special Education or related field
🍎 Texas teaching certification in Special Education and Core Contents
💡 Passion for creating inclusive and engaging learning environments
🤝 Strong communication and collaboration skills

If you're ready to be a part of a team that believes in the power of education to transform lives, click the link below to apply and join the Lobos Family today! 🐺

http://app.jobvite.com/m?3lYU1nw6

10/07/2023

Hello Lobo families! Please see the flyer for more information on our upcoming Report Card Night!

10/05/2023

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Our Story

IDEA Public Schools believes that each and every child can go to college. Since 2001, IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school with 150 students to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free, Pre-K-12 public charter schools in the United States. Currently, the network serves nearly 63,000 college-bound students in 120 schools across three Texas regions and Southern Louisiana. Additionally, IDEA boasts national rankings on The Washington Post and U.S. News & World Report’s top high schools lists and is on-track to maintain its legacy of sending 100% of its graduates to college.

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K-2nd Winter Pep Rally ❄️
❄️Winter PepRally Celebration ☃️
November Motivational Parade!
Veterans Day Program 🇺🇸
Celebrating our K-2nd scholars! It’s pep rally time🎉
Celebrating our scholars! It’s Pep-rally time 📣
Celebrating Texas Universities! Let’s go!
5th gr Student Council Campaign Speeches
5th Gr. Student Council Campaign Speeches!

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5200 Tres Lagos Boulevard
McAllen, TX
78504

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Monday 7:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 7:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 7:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday 7:30am - 4:30pm
Friday 7:30am - 4:30pm
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