Welcome to IDEA Schools in Florida

Nationally ranked, tuition-free public schools in Florida.

Our Regions

Tampa Bay

IDEA's Tampa Bay locations:

Jacksonville

IDEA's Jacksonville locations:

4

SCHOOLS

In 2021, Florida will be home to four IDEA schools.

960

STUDENTS

In 2021, we will serve a total of 960 students between our academy and college prep campuses. We will open with grades K-3 & 6, and 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.

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. 

Apply Now for the 2022-2023 School Year

Work at IDEA

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

Public Custodian of Records

For public custodial records requests, please contact:

Jennifer White
jennifer.white@ideapublicschools.org

IDEA Florida ADOPTED BUDGET

IDEA Florida Budget (2022-2023) – Download

IDEA Florida Budget (2021-2022) – Download

IDEA Florida Board Meetings and agendas

  • July 27, 2022: Notice | Agenda
  • September 28, 2022 Notice Agenda
  • October 26, 2022
  • November 30, 2022
  • January 25, 2022
  • February 22, 2022
  • March 29, 2022
  • April 26, 2022
  • May 24, 2022
  • June 28, 2022

IDEA FLORIDA BOARD APPROVED POLICIES

Our Student Application is now Open!

We are now accepting applications for the 2023-24 school year for Ohio, Florida, and the majority of Texas schools. Whether you are new to IDEA or have a new sibling coming to IDEA, be sure to submit your application.