East Campus Prospective Students
- Does the IA have Information Sessions for parents and students to ask questions?
- How do I apply to be in the lottery for the International Academy?
- When are the lottery dates for student selection?
- How does the lottery work?
- Which students take the entrance exam to qualify for attendance?
- When does the student take the placement test?
- What happens to the students not selected by the lottery?
- What if I am a "Continuity of Curriculum" student?
- What if I have a disability?
- Is there transportation?
The application for the next school year will open on November 1. It will be available on the right hand side of this page. Below find some basic information about applying to the International Academy-East Campus (IA-East) in Troy.
Students apply during their 8th grade year.
Families must be established residents or currently attend as a School of Choice student by the application deadline in Troy
Families that are residents of Genesee, Lapeer, Livingston, Macomb, Wayne and Washtenaw counties may apply as Out-of-County School of Choice students.
Families must submit an application form electronically by the deadline. Families will be asked to upload the most current 8th grade report card and most recent standardized test results. The name and email of the person submitting a recommendation will also be required.
Pay the application fee of $20 through Pay Schools
The students that are selected in the lottery, as well as the students placed on the waitlist, must take the mandatory placement test in February. Testing accommodations for students with disabilities are provided as specified in the IEP or 504 Plan. Testing accommodations for students with disabilities are provided as specified in the IEP or 504 Plan. If you need testing accommodations please indicate this on the application. Students that do not take the placement test will be removed from the lottery list or waitlist.
Continuity of Curriculum students must still demonstrate competency on the placement test and qualify as a Continuity of Curriculum student. We recommend an individual meeting with IA principal, Lynne Gibson, for all Continuity of Curriculum students. IB diploma can be accepted in lieu of national exams: GCSE, Abitur of Germany, Bac. Of France. Policies vary by country, state, and university. IB schools generally accept transfers in order to assist the student.
All students, including students with disabilities are welcomed at the International Academy and may apply for admission. The International Academy will ensure, in collaboration with the students’ home school district, that students with disabilities receive a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) while attending the IA and will be provided all regular or special education and related aids and services set forth in the students’ IEP or Section 504 plan.
A Shadow Day
is available to any current eighth-grade student that has completed the online application to the IA. Students will spend the day with a current ninth-grade student in class and at lunch. Every effort will be made to match the guest student with a host student that reflects their academic and/or extracurricular interests.
Unfortunately, at this time shadow opportunities are not available for younger students. Please contact the enrollment coordinator for your campus of interest if your student is a potential transfer student for grades 10-12.
Please feel free to contact the enrollment office 248-823-8300 if you have further questions.