At IDEATE High Academy we provide a rich, design-thinking based curriculum to engage creative high school students. Our innovative, project-based learning is student-centered, delivering interdisciplinary challenges, college preparation, internships and empathic social responsibility. We inspire student success providing opportunities for diverse learners to lead and thrive in the 21st century.

Integrated projects foster student innovation, collaboration and real world problem solving. Design-thinking is applied and explored, equipping students to achieve goals and objectives while preparing them for dynamic careers as self-motivated, lifelong learners.

IDEATE is a dynamic, free public charter school with a lottery based admissions process. Located in the vibrant heart of downtown San Diego, id8 High provides access to compelling art, culture, educational and business connections. Our school family includes Urban Discovery Academy serving TK through 8th grade together developing community-minded students who are active, creative, empathetic, confident, and ready to lead our global society.


Urban Discovery Academy Board Meeting
June 20, 2018
840 14th Street, San Diego, CA 92101
May 21, 2018
232 West Ash Street, San Diego, CA 92110
id8 Health Screening
May 22, 2018
232 West Ash Street, San Diego, CA 92110
Parent Community Design Session: IDEATE College and Career Ready Workshop
May 23, 2018
232 West Ash St, San Diego, CA 92101