IDEA Bassett

Proudly serving the students and families of Jacksonville.

Who we are

IDEA Bassett Campus sets high expectations for every student and goes the extra mile to make sure every student realizes their own potential. Personalized learning, critical thinking skills, mastery of core subjects is our recipe for success.

Welcome future IDEA Jacksonville families!

The next step in joining IDEA is completing a paper application or submitting it online via STREAM. You may choose to apply to multiple IDEA Jacksonville schools and submit one application per child. Any family can submit an application at any time.

At IDEA Jacksonville, we will host one lottery event to randomly select students to fill spots for the school year. During the lottery, applicants in each grade level offered will be selected at random and placed on a lottery–ordered applicant roster. 

The date of the Jacksonville Lottery is:
1. February 19, 2022

  • 2022 Year Founded
  • TBD Students Currently Enrolled
  • K – 2 & 6 22-23 Grade Levels

Our Campus

IDEA Bassett is located at:

1845 Bassett Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32208

1845 Bassett Road
Jacksonville, Florida 32208
(904) 821-7717


Campus Leaders

Patricia Jackson

Founding Principal, IDEA Bassett Academy

Patricia Jackson is a passionate believer of late Rita Pierson’s motto: “Every student deserves a champion”. She is a proud graduate of Bethune Cookman University, graduating with a degree in Exceptional Student Education and Varying Exceptionalities and later receiving her master’s in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. Her teaching career began as a reading teacher at a Title 1 school in Broward County Public Schools. There she championed for the most critical and vulnerable students and was successful in showing tremendous reading growth.

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Katoya McCaskill

Principal, IDEA Bassett College Prep

Katoya L. McCaskill is a firm believer in the adage that “It takes a village to raise a child.” She is a Mississippi Delta native and a proud graduate of Tougaloo College where she earned B.A. in History and later a master’s degree in educational leadership from Northcentral University. She spent her time in the classroom teaching multiple subjects to 5th and 6th grade students in Title 1 schools on the Northwest side of Jacksonville, Florida. While in the classroom, she was a part of instructional teams that grew students exponentially in reading and in math through targeted interventions.

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Jessica Brown

Assistant Principal of Operations, IDEA Bassett

Jessica moved from Miami to Jacksonville, FL at a young age and attended Duval County Public Schools. She is a proud graduate from South University, where she obtained a degree in Health Science. Jessica has worked over 12 years in the operations field in private and charter schools in the Jacksonville community. Some roles she has held are Administrative Assistant, Bus Driver, Front Office Coordinator, School Operation Coordinator, and Dean of School Operations. Jessica is proud to join IDEA and to uphold its mission, core values, and focus of sending 100% of scholars to and through college. Jessica is dedicated to continuing to build connections and serve the community of Jacksonville.