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Baltimore International Academy

4410 Frankford Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21206


School leader:

Elena Lokounia

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At BIA, students learn both language skills and academic content through immersion in Spanish, French, Chinese, Arabic, or Russian. The school's operator has been granted a charter to expand programming by opening a second school, Baltimore International Academy West, for the 2019-20 school year. Contact the school for more information.This school is undergoing its renewal process. On February 23, 2023, the Board will vote on recommendations. For more information on the findings of the renewal review, the process by which the Board makes its decisions, and to see your school’s preliminary renewal report, please visit

Official state grade band:
Grades served:
K to 8
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Enrollment type:
Charter lottery Enroll by contacting the school. If the school has more applicants than they can accept, they’ll hold a lottery and randomly select students to enroll.
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Building info:
Not owned by City Schools
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  • ESOL site
  • Gifted and advanced learning site
  • Honors courses
  • International Baccalaureate

Academic Approach

  • Language immersion

Enrichment and Support


  • Robotics

School Performance

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