Idea bulb logo

Our Campus

Welcome to IDEA Bridge



FOUNDED
2018

LOCATION
1500 N Airway Drive
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70815

GRADES SERVED
K-4 & 6-7

ENROLLMENT
791

Campus Leadership

Chloe Wiley

IDEA Bridge Academy Principal

Chloe Wiley serves as the founder and School Director of Baton Rouge Bridge Academy, an independent K-8 charter school serving North Baton Rouge. Chloe’s personal experience with educational inequities growing up in a small, rural town in...

Continue Reading

chloe.wiley@ideapublicschools.org

Cecilia Paz Aguilar

IDEA Bridge College Prep Principal

Cecilia Paz Aguilar brings a wealth of experience to her role as the founding principal of one of IDEA’s first campuses outside Texas. A native of Northern California, Cecilia’s experience as an educator and a leader spans the United...

Continue Reading

cecilia.aguilar@ideapublicschools.org

What is a Charter School?

Charter schools are tuition-free public schools that use open-enrollment policies and innovative curricula to improve student learning for all types of children.





They receive approximately 75% of their funding from state and federal funds compared to traditional public schools, which typically receive 100% of their funding from these sources. The charter school movement has established a new form of accountability for public schools.

In Texas, charter schools operate under the direction of an appointed (not elected) board of directors.

These schools also have more flexibility in personnel decisions and have the abilitiy to offer services that set them apart from traditional public schools, such as a strong focus on college preparation.

Find out more about charter schools from the Texas Charter Schools Association.