Leadership Team

 Group Outreach Society, a missionary group connecting schools in the United States to Christian Schools around the world.


He has worked with outstanding people at leading schools where over 20 million dollars have been raised for capital improvements, business practices improved, and innovative academic programs implemented that resulted in significant academic gains.  His heart is for students, parents, faculty and staff to know God, find freedom, discover purpose, and make a difference.

David has been married to his college sweetheart, Susan, for forty years.  They have two children, David and Rachel, and three grandchildren all living in the Jacksonville area.

  David Patterson

Head of School

Priss DeWitt is an advancement professional with 23+ years of experience in development, marketing and admissions for Christian schools. She’s been involved in education as a parent, teacher, board member and administrator and holds multiple certifications in advancement sub-specialties from the Independent School Management Institute.

Her passion for building community with volunteers, and fundraising began at the University of Florida where she served as both President of University Wives and Air Force Dames, responsible for organizing women to improve college camaraderie and fundraising to support UF goals.

Priss DeWitt

Director of Institutional Advancement

Pam Cooper joins our IMPACT staff as Director of Curriculum and Instruction. Mrs. Cooper graduated from the University of North Florida with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Elementary Education1-6th, as well as a Primary Certification K-3rd.

Mrs. Cooper has been trained in “best practices” for the past decade. She served as an Instructional Coach at Twin Lakes Academy Elementary school, one of two National Model Schools in Jacksonville. Mrs. Cooper serves 19 years as a teacher, 11 of those years as a curriculum and instruction specialist for K-12th grade teachers, in both public and private school settings.

Pam Cooper

Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Visionary Christian School, Impact Christian Academy, Founded in 2015, Continues Its Mission To Impact  Families in Jacksonville, FL

We are now taking applications for the 2017 – 2018 school year for grades PreK-2, PreK-3, PreK-4 and K through 12th grade which begins in August 2017. 

Who are We?

“Three local, top administrators with a combined 80+ years experience running some of the largest Christian Schools in the country, have been given a unique opportunity by our Founders to create a NEW, next generation ‘school of your dreams’ right here in Jacksonville!” If you haven’t yet watched the video on our home page, click the video to the right on this page NOW to here an important message directly from our Founders, Pastors George and April Davis.



Doing School differently?

We are a multi-denominational, multi-cultural Christian School offering a rigorous college preparatory, World-Class Christian Education. Look through our new website to discover what makes ICA different from other schools, starting with “We do school, differently” and continuing by reviewing our many Distinctives.

CLICK HERE To Learn More About How We Are Different.



Where are We?

We are Easily Accessible to anyone on the east side of Jacksonville (north or south) or the beaches as we are close to I-295 on the East Beltway and near the Southside Connector. Our campus entrance is at the intersection of Mill Creek and Lone Star Roads.


Impact Christian Academy

8985 Lone Star Road

Jacksonville, Florida 32211

Phone (904) 652-1441

Our facilities are located on 32 acres. The current school facilities begin with what was previously a Charter School and home to Impact Church. The Charter school is being replaced there by the new Impact Christian Academy and Impact Church is building new Church facilities for their congregation at the Regency Mall location. View the Founders video to learn more.

To stay informed with periodic updates, open houses, and status of grade levels as they fill, please sign up to our INFO email list to the right. We’ll even send you our Head of School’s personal cell phone number, should you have questions for him.