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Upcoming Events

IA East PTIA Meeting
Date: 12/19/2017, 3 PM 4 PM
Location: Room 1
IA West Choir Concert
Date: 12/19/2017, 7 PM 9 PM
Location: LHS CPA
PTIA Teacher Appreciation Luncheon
Date: 12/20/2017, 11 AM 1 PM
Location: IA Okma - Media Center
Midterms Early Release Students Dismissal 11:00 am /Teacher PD & WD
Date: 12/21/2017, 7:45 AM 11 AM
Midterms Early Release Dismissal 11:00am
Date: 12/22/2017, 7:45 AM 11 AM

In The Spotlight

All three campuses will be closed Thursday, December 14 due to weather conditions.
The Okma Campus is seeking a Math/Physics instructor, available immediately.
to view the details.


Prepare yourself for the 2018 Battle of the Books

The Battle officially begins January 8th! Join us as we read over the next 5 months to select this year’s Book Battle Winner! Students from the International Academy, Troy Athens, and Troy High School will read together to select this year's best YA book from the 10 nominees. (See the list from the link below). This year’s list is the best ever!

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As an authorized IB World School, the IA offers the Middle Years Program and Diploma Program to all students in grades nine through twelve. The IA provides a unique blend of rigorous academic standards, student-centered learning, and an emphasis on global citizenship. The IA has been ranked by Newsweek magazine as one of the top public high schools in America since 2003.

Additionally, US News and World Report has ranked the IA the number one high school in Michigan for college readiness, the number one IB high school in the nation and the number one high school with an open admissions policy nationally. In 2014, 66 International Academy students achieved National Merit status representing 22% of the senior class. Nationally, less than 1% of students qualify for this honor.

The IB curriculum at the International Academy prepares students for the challenges of the 21st century. Through the dynamic MYP and DP courses, students utilize interdisciplinary connections and apply knowledge to new situations to solve issues of local and global concerns. Please select the Curriculum tab to learn more about the engaging courses offered at the International Academy.

It is the policy of the International Academy that no discriminatory practices based on gender, race, religion, color, age, national origin, disability, height, weight, or any other status covered by federal, state, or local law be allowed in providing instructional opportunities, programs, services, job placement assistance, employment or in policies governing student conduct or attendance. Any person suspecting a discriminatory practice should contact Lynne Gibson, principal, International Academy at or (248) 341-5900. Students with disabilities are welcome to apply. IA will ensure, in collaboration with the resident district, that students with disabilities receive a free appropriate public education (FAPE) while attending the IA and are provided all regular or special education and related aids and services set forth in the student's IEP or Section 504 Plan.