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Our Mission

Baltimore International Academy is committed to providing an academically rigorous, internationally orientated, and socially responsible learning environment that challenges all students to achieve. Our programs provide a culturally and linguistically diverse education to help our students develop the knowledge, understanding, attitudes, and skills necessary to participate responsibly in a changing world.

BIA is a free, public charter school chartered by Baltimore City Public Schools and open to all Baltimore City residents. BIA East offers both Language immersion and the International Baccalaureate (IB) programs in Grades K-8. 


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BIA students do not spend all their time in the classroom. . .Check out the fun and educational events our students have taken part in over the years.

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A K, 1st, 6th, and 7th-grade tuition-free charter school in Baltimore, Maryland.

Can you imagine your child fluent in Spanish, French, or Chinese?

Our language immersion program gives learners a culturally diverse experience.

Find an international learning opportunity at Baltimore International Academy West.