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About Us

At IVAS, we work hard to provide our students with a broad variety of learning opportunities and extracurricular experiences. We are proud to offer an Associate Degree Program, honors, AP, and dual credit courses. In addition, IVAS offers several career and technology certificate programs, fine arts programs, numerous competitive athletic teams, and a number of student clubs and organizations. IVAS is proud of its students, their accomplishments, and the contributions they continue to make as they use their education to serve others.

IVAS is a tuition-free public charter school, accredited by the Texas Education Agency, serving close to 600 students in grades 7-12


Billy Thompson: Principal

Donnetta Allen: Assistant Principal (MS: Grades 7-8)

Melody DavisAssistant Principal (HS: Grades 9-12)

Catrina Hider : Counselor (Last name A-L)

Catrina Hider: Counselor (Last name M-Z)

Nikki Foster-Anderson: Athletic Coordinator

Mona Jeffers: Executive Assistant


Alyssa Slaight-Brown: Art and Fine Arts

Susan BrownCTE (Career and Technology Education)

Francesco Merola ELAR and LOTE (English Language and Reading/Languages other than English)

Edward Tirado: ESL (English as a Second Language)

Leah Tharp: Math

Nikki Foster-Anderson: Physical Education and Athletics

Chandra Collier: Science

Lyndsi Adams: Social Studies

Aryln Unating: SPED (Special Education)