Austin, Texas — Students at IDEA Allan Academy got an an early Christmas present Friday Dec. 15.

Waste Connections partnered with the school to donate 50 bikes. Students were chosen by their perfect attendance record and how well they did in class.

The school says they're grateful for the generous donation.

"One of our values is generosity, we’re bulldogs, and this is one of the most gracious acts that someone in the community has had for our kids. And so we're super thankful," Principal Disha Jain said. 

The bikes were built by IDEA Allan's older students and given to the kids.