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

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    For further details about the IB and its programmes, visit https://www.ibo.org
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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


      Congratulations to BIA's Robotics Teams!


    Congratulations to our Robotics Teams who competed at the Baltimore City Public Schools Vex IQ Robotics Competition on Saturday, October 13. All 3 of our teams were successful. They won 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in the Teamwork Challenge! 2 of our elementary teams scored the highest points in the Driving Skills Challenge and the Programming Challenge. Thank you to the parents and teachers who worked with these students and brought them to victory. We are so proud of you all.


    Russian Festival


    The Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church is hosting its 45th Annual Russian Festival on October 19th, 20th, and 21st. Here is an opportunity for family fun, with Russian foods, souvenirs, music and dancing. Everyonej is welcome, and we especially encourage our Russian immersion students and their families to attend the festival and get a taste of Russia and use their language skills!

    For more information, click on the Russian Festival's webpage below:

    Russian Festival


    BIA Gym Schedule


    Click on the link below to open the document that lists the gym class schedule for Kindergarten - 5th grades and click on the second link for the Middle School Resource Schedule:

    PE Schedule-Kinder-5th     MS Resource Schedule



    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 wishes Principal Elena Lokounia a Happy Principal Appreciation Month! Gracias, Xie xie, Shukran, Spacebo, Merci...Thank you for all you do for the School, the Students, Staff and Parents. We appreciate you!

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