• Birmingham Public Schools is one of 10 Oakland County school districts collaborating with the International Academy Okma Campus. The International Academy is a public, tuition-free school for grades 9-12. It provides a unique blend of rigorous academic standards and practical, career-related education throughout the school year.

    The International Academy features the International Baccalaureate as the centerpiece of its curriculum. You must be a Birmingham Public Schools resident to apply. For more information, visit www.iatoday.org.

    The Application Process at a glance:

    • Submit your application online.
    • Print submitted online application and mail application fee and supporting documents to the International Academy.
    • Attend an IA Okma Campus enrollment session
    • Attend the lottery selection at BPS and receive a lottery number.
    • Take the "Mandatory Placement and Diagnostic Testing" after the lottery selection.