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International Academy is a public school in Bloomfield Charter Township, Michigan. It has 1,336 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 97% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 379 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1020 East Square Lake Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
(248) 341-5905

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 379 reviews
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    • Parent
    • 5
    Sports & Fitness: Our school values fitness, as it keeps healthy
    • Parent
    • 5
    Administration & Policies: The school administration is magnificent.
    • Parent
    • 5
    Overall Experience: Overall, the IA is one of the best experiences.
    • Parent
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: Many clubs exist at the International Academy. There is a science Olympiad club along with a Model UN club that my child participates in. There is a MAPS community service club along with a Build On community service clubs.
    • Parent
    • 4
    Health & Safety: Bullying is completely not allowed at the International Academy. The school nurse is very helpful, and the secretaries make sure that the safety policies are followed at school.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.33 Avondale High School 2 mi. 1,059
3.66 Lahser High School 2 mi. 839
4.33 Troy High School 3 mi. 1,943
4.33 Derby Middle School 4 mi. 843
4.33 Boulan Park Middle School 3 mi. 712

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Male 49%
Female 50%

Student Diversity

International Academy United States Avondale High School Boulan Park Middle School Derby Middle School Lahser High School Troy High School
White 52.0% 51.6% 65.0% 51.0% 89.0% 68.0% 62.0%
Asian 41.0% 4.7% 7.0% 41.0% 2.0% 7.0% 26.0%
African American 3.0% 15.2% 21.0% 3.0% 4.0% 19.0% 6.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.6% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Hispanic 1.0% 24.5% 4.0% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 28.6%
Grade 10 25.7%
Grade 11 23.4%
Grade 12 22.3%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 34 responses

  • 82% Yes
  • 12% Not sure.
  • 6% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 30 responses

  • 27% Prepares you for college really well
  • 26% IB program
  • 23% Teachers
  • 11% Teachers staying after school to answer questions
  • 2% Everyone wants (others and themselves) to succeed
  • 0% The students care about each other

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 31 responses

  • 45% Work load
  • 39% Quality of the building
  • 3% Volunteer requirements
  • 3% Required IB diploma attempt
  • 3% Ib only taught in 11th and 12th grades.

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 31 responses

  • 71% IB Program
  • 23% Sense of community + Quality of Education
  • 6% Staff

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 30 responses

  • 37% Challenging
  • 27% Prestigious
  • 13% Difficult
  • 13% Family
  • 7% Amazing
  • 3% Very difficult and a ton of work

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 28 responses

  • 61% You need to work hard and keep up with assignments
  • 29% Don't procrastinate
  • 4% Difficult, workload, colleges don't recognize
  • 4% Say goodbye to your life for four years
  • 4% Be serious about schoolwork starting freshmen year

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 20% I love everything about this school.
  • 76% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 4% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.