Welcome to IDEA Southern Louisiana

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5

SCHOOLS

Our tuition-free public schools are open to all students. We will grow to 9 schools in 2020, serving students in Baton Rouge and New Orleans.

1,600

STUDENTS

We have a total of 1,600 students between our academy and college prep campuses in grades K through 5 & 6 - 7. We will grow to serve grades K-12 when fully scaled.

100%

COLLEGE BOUND

Since IDEA's first graduating class in 2007, 100% of our seniors have been accepted to colleges and universities nationwide.



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    Personalized Learning
    Through small learning groups and daily access to technology, every student learns at the level and speed just right for them. 


    Expert Teachers
    Our teachers bring subject matter expertise and an unwavering commitment to set each student on a path to success.


    Family Partnership
    Our school is family. Parents, teachers, and administrators work as a team to help each student reach their full potential. 

    Work at IDEA

    We are a looking for hard-working, talented individuals to help make college a reality for all children in Southern Louisiana. From the classroom to transportation and everything in between – your work will directly deliver on IDEA’s mission.

    View open positions in our East Baton Rouge and New Orleans schools.

    IDEA Southern Louisiana in the News

    Regional Leadership


    Kenneth Campbell

    Executive Director, Southern Louisiana

    Kenneth.Campbell@ideapublicschools.org


    Monica Jackson

    Regional Director of Operations, Southern Louisiana

    Monica.Jackson@ideapublicschools.org


    William Murphy

    Vice President of Schools, Southern Louisiana

    William.Murphy@ideapublicschools.org