IDEA Innovation

Proudly serving the students and families of Baton Rouge.

Who we are

IDEA Innovation 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.

  • 2018 Year Founded
  • 1176 Students Currently Enrolled
  • K – 10 22-23 Grade Levels

Our Campus

IDEA Innovation is located at:

IDEA Innovation, 7800 Innovation Park Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70820

7800 Innovation Park Dr.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70820
(225) 953-7963


IDEA's Special Education Program

The Special Programs team provides resources, training, and support for all campuses that service students who are English Language Learners (ELL) and/or receive 504, Homebound, Dyslexia, or Special Education services. Additionally, we provide resources, training, and support for the Response to Intervention (RtI) process and for campuses that service students who receive a specialized remedial curriculum for additional academic support.

Special Programs at IDEA

Campus Leaders

Shenell Deville

Principal, IDEA Innovation Academy

Shenell Deville was raised in the small rural town of Mamou in Southwest Louisiana. She comes from a family lineage of educators. Shenell attended Grambling State University in Louisiana and earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1993. She then attended the University of New Orleans and earned her Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction and a Master of Education in Special Education. She also earned her Educational Leadership certification through her studies at Xavier University in New Orleans.

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Jeremy Roussel

Principal, IDEA Innovation College Prep

IDEA Innovation College Prep Principal Jeremy Roussel is a first generation college graduate and native of New Orleans. A Louisiana-certified school leader, Jeremy holds an undergraduate degree in Philosophy and a Masters in English Literature with another 30+ graduate credits dedicated to Educational Administration.

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Eric Robert

Assistant Principal of Operations, IDEA Innovation

Eric Robert is a first-generation college graduate of Nicholls State University known as Harvard on the Bayou and a native of the world-renowned city of Marrero, located in Westbank of New Orleans. Eric holds an undergraduate degree in liberal arts and a double masters in Theology and Biblical studies. He currently holds a Doctorate of Theology degree from St.John Bible Institute. Eric’s mission is to add value in the lives of people he comes into contact with, to help people meet their full potential socially, emotionally, and academically.

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