International Academy

  • 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

    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.


    Visit the International Academy Prospective student link here for more information. 


    Click here to access the Class of 2026 online application form.
    The deadline for applications for the class of 2026 is January 23, 2022