IDEA University Prep

Proudly serving the students and families of Baton Rouge.

Who we are

IDEA University Prep 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.

  • 2020 Year Founded
  • 510 Students Currently Enrolled
  • K – 7 22-23 Grade Levels

Our Campus

IDEA University Prep is located at:

7701 Plank Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70807

7701 Plank Rd.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70807
(225) 364-9805


Campus Leaders

Brytanni Blanchard

Principal, IDEA University Prep Academy

Brytanni is a school Leader who impacts the community through education. She has proven results in leveraging leadership to drive organizational change. She uses a systems approach to program design, builds collaborative teams, and focuses on creating spaces for talent development.

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Crystal Forté

Principal, IDEA University Prep College Prep

Crystal Forté is originally from Houston Texas, where she received her Bachelor’s in English/Education and Masters in Educational Leadership/Principalship from the University of Houston.   Ms. Forté believes she was called to education at a young age as even in her teens, she was always looking for opportunities to spend her evenings and breaks volunteering and working with younger children in the inner-city communities around Houston.

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Tangela Range

Director of Operations, IDEA University Prep

Tangela Range is committed to serving her community through strategic planning and program development. She has proudly served as a leader of operations for 7 years. She is driven to create an environment in schools, where students feel safe and supported, and a place where the community is invested in the success of the school. What makes her work so dynamic is her natural ability to connect with families. Tangela is a leader whose commitment displays not only passion but dedication. Her leadership continues to have a tremendously positive effect on school culture, and student results. She is empowered to continue motivating students to be leaders in their communities.

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