Welcome to IDEA Southern Louisiana

Proudly serving the parents, families and students of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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IDEA Public Schools is now accepting applications to attend its schools for the 2018-19 school year! By 2018, two IDEA campuses in Baton Rouge--IDEA Cortana (near the cross streets of Tom Drive and Oak Villa Boulevard) and a second campus in South Baton Rouge-- will educate nearly 1,000 students.

We are a community of public schools committed to serving your neighborhood’s unique needs. IDEA graduates have become successful college students who give back to their communities and create the opportunities of tomorrow. IDEA’s expert teachers partner with students and families every step of the way to ensure students are prepared for success in college and life.


From the first day students set foot on an IDEA Public Schools campus, we begin preparing them for success in college and in life. We achieve our record of 100% college acceptance through a focus on personalized learning, and character and leadership development.

We ensure your child succeeds: IDEA takes careful steps to ensure that each child develops the skills and tools they need to succeed in school, college and beyond. Personalized learning at IDEA means every student learns at the level and speed just right for them.

Expert teachers: Our expert teachers are critical to IDEA’s success. Our teachers will invest as much time and effort into your child’s success as you have, working day in and day out to make sure that each child is set on the path to success.

We are a team: Your support as a parent plays an important role in your child’s learning and development. Through community events, parent-teacher conferences, and staying up to date on your child’s progress online, we partner with our parents to make sure that each child has the encouragement and tools they need.


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In 2018, IDEA Southern Louisiana will be home to two IDEA campuses.



In 2018, we will serve a total of 1,000 students between our academy and college prep campuses in grades Kinder through 1 & 6. 



100% of our kids will be college bound. IDEA has a track record of 100% college acceptance for 11 consecutive years. 

Our Locations

1. IDEA Cortana

2. South Baton Rouge Campus

Monica Jackson
Regional Director of Operations

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