Bamako International Academy is an English-speaking international school based in Bamako, Mali. As an official partner to the prestigious Calvert School of Baltimore, BIA is dedicated to inspiring students in grades PK - 12 to realize their full potential in a 21st Century learning environment utilizing the renowned and internationally accredited Calvert School Curriculum. With expert support, and instructional systems designed to encourage academic excellence, BIA creates a learning environment that empowers students to achieve success. Embedded in the core of the highly challenging Calvert Curriculum are the fundamentals of reading, composition writing, arithmetic, critical thinking, and arts and sciences, which offer students the specific skills that are paramount in the today’s academic environment. Since 1906, Calvert’s high quality, research-based and standards-aligned curriculum has been yielding great academic results among families, partners and international schools globally. Our small class sizes allow us to delve deeper into our curriculum, creating more intimate and personalized learning for each student and a cohesive vision among teachers. BIA is child-centered and operates more like a small community with more than fifty students from over thirteen different countries in attendance. All students are encouraged to participate in various learning activities within and outside of the classrooms.
BIA provides an atmosphere of excellence where all students are engaged in high quality, real-world experience in learning. Our highly motivated teaching staff, world-class curriculum, and collaboration with the parents inspire students to achieve their full potential and become responsible citizens who are stable in their learning.