Admissions Application

Thank you for your interest!

Please complete the application below. If you have any questions, please contact School Administrator Bahne Kuehne at bahne@explorebuildlearn.org or (520) 589-4933.  (NOTE: If you do not receive confirmation of receipt from us within 48 hours, please call us.)  More than 85% of our students attend on Financial Aid. All details regarding Financial Aid can be found here

IDEA School Admissions Application

Now accepting applications for Kindergarten - 7th Grade.

  • Completing this is optional. However, it helps us understand how well we're doing at reaching out to all parts of the community. Thank you.
  • Completing this is optional. However, it helps us understand how well we're doing at reaching out to all parts of the community. Thank you.
  • If not currently in school, write "none." If homeschooling, please indicate "home school" and how many years of homeschooling.
  • If currently attending, put the date the current school year ends.
  • Family Info - Primary Household

  • Siblings - Primary Household

  • Family Info - Secondary Household (if applicable)

  • Siblings - Secondary Household

  • Short Response Questions

  • Financial Aid

  • Our Financial Aid Application is available under the Enroll tab (you can complete online or download as PDF). Note: We are committed to maintaining accessibility and a diverse student body. Whether or not you plan to apply for Financial Aid has no bearing on our Admissions process. Thank you for your application.

Policy of Non-Discrimination

The IDEA School strongly values diversity and inclusion in our student body, staff, and Board of Directors, and aims, through our composition, values and practices, to reflect the diversity of the Tucson community.

The IDEA School admits students of any race, color, national original, ethnic origin, socio-economic status, religious belief, sexual orientation, gender identity, familial status and physical ability to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national original, ethnic origin, socio-economic status, religious belief, sexual orientation, gender identity, familial status or physical ability in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship/financial aid policies and programs, or athletic and other school-administered programs.