• BIA is an IB World School for the Primary Years Programme (PYP) and the Middle Years Programme (MYP)

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    BIA has been awarded a grant through the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE)! The grant is a part of the federal program Expanding Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools. BIA is receiving funds to replicate its existing K-8 program emphasizing language immersion and IB in another Baltimore neighborhood. BIA West is schedule to open for Pre-K, K and 6th Grade in the 2019-2020 school year. The exact location is still to be determined. You can read more about the grant here: Maryland Awards Grants to Develop, Expand Charter Schools

    BIA hosted the Baltimore City Mentor League VEX IQ Robotics Competition on Saturday, November 17. BIA teams took 1st and 3rd places in the Teamwork Challenge and 1st and 2nd places in the Individual Challenge. Thank you to our parents and staff who have worked so hard with our Robotics Teams after school. These students continue to win and demonstrate their expertise at these competitions. Congratualtions...we are so proud of you all.

    Robotics Teams Won....Again!

    BIA Robotics teams competed this Saturday, December 15, in the 3rd Baltimore City Mentor League VEX IQ Competition and......our 4 teams won 1st, 4th, 6th and 9th place in team challenges. We also won 1st, 2nd, 6th and 9th in individual challenges. AND...our teams won a special Spirit Award for having the best Holiday spirit!!!

    All four teams qualified for the City's final competition, the Hopkins Cup, on January 15, 2019. We'll see you there!!!


    BIA Adult Language



    BIA's Interns and Exchange Teachers from our Target Language Countries will begin language classes for ouir Parents. Classes will be offered in Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Russian and French. We encourage you to sign up and learn some language skills so you can keep up with your children. Please click on the link below to access an Application. Print it, fill it out and send it to your child's teacher. Classes will begin November 30

    Adult Language Class Application


    Enrollment for 2019-2020

    Our applications for the 2019-2020 school year are now available as a Word document online, or as a paper copy from the Main Office. As a full language immersion program, our entry points for new students are Kindergarten and First Grade only. Students are admitted through a lottery. 
    The application deadline to be considered for the lottery is 3pm on Friday, February 8, 2019. The lottery will be held at 4pm on Friday, February 15, 2019. All age-eligible city residents who apply by the application deadline will be entered in the lottery. 
    All applicants who are Baltimore City residents must be placed before non-city residents may be considered. If placed, non-city residents must pay tuition fees of approximately $10,000 per year to Baltimore City schools. 
    Students entering Kindergarten in 2019-2020 must turn 5 by September 1, 2019. Students who turn 5 between September 2 and October 15 may be eligible to apply for early admission to Kindergarten through Baltimore City Public Schools. Here is a link to more information about the early admission process: https://www.baltimorecityschools.org/Page/24367
    Please find a link to the 2019-2020 application form here: 

    BIA 2019-2020 Application Form
    If you have any questions about enrollment, please call our Business/Operator's Office at 443-278-9417. 

    We do still have some spots left for the current school year in Kindergarten & First Grade. Below is the application for the current school year:

    BIA 2018-2019 Application Form

     Free Use of Language Software

    Please click on the link below to gain access to Rosetta Stone and other resources for free. You only have to register with your email address and create a password! Help your children practice with their target languages, learn some of it yourself so you can converse with them....click on the link below to access this resource:


  • BIA is in the process of redesigning its website. Stay tuned for details about the new website that will be launching in 2019!

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