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Applications for both the CURRENT 2022-2023 school year and the NEXT school year (2023-2024) are now available online. Kindergarten students must turn 5 by September 1, and First Grade students must turn 6 by September 1 of the year they start school. Students whose birthdays fall between September 2 and October 15 may be eligible to apply for early admission. More information about this process for the 2023-2024 school year will be available in the spring.


For the current school year that just started, we still have a few spots left in Kindergarten and First Grade in Arabic and Russian Immersion.


Applications for next school year (2023-2024) are due by February 1 to be considered in our lottery that will be held on February 10 at 4 p.m. The inclement weather date for the lottery is February 16. 



NEXT SCHOOL YEAR (2023-2024) Application for BIA East



You can learn more about BIA East and our unique language immersion and International Baccalaureate (IB) program in this video:


BIA East Charter School Video


​​​​​​​BIA East also has a sister school, BIA West, which is located at 4300 Sidehill Rd in Southwest Baltimore City. To learn more about BIA West, please visit


​​​​​​​As a public charter school within the Baltimore City public school system, first preference is always given to residents of Baltimore City. Non-city residents may be considered only after all city residents on the list have been placed. A tuition fee of approximately $10,000 per year, to be arranged through the BCPS Office of Enrollment, will apply to non-city residents.


If you have any questions about the application process, please contact our Business/Operator's Office at 443-278-9417 or Lisa Eimer at

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