About Us: Burton International Academy—“Striving Toward Excellence”
Strive. Achieve. Excel!
Burton International Academy, nestled between historic Corktown and the bustling Midtown cultural district, provides an excellent college preparatory curriculum in a multicultural, multilingual school setting for grades Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 8.
Ranked as a Top school in the city by Excellent Schools Detroit and one of the Top 100 schools in the state by Mackinac Center, the Academy, which has a direct partnership with the Wayne State University Office of Admissions and college scholarship opportunities for top students, oﬀers a well-rounded academic program in language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, and physical education. Burton also provides abundant extra-curricular activities.
- Award-Winning Robotics Team
- Instrumental Band Program, Modern Dance & Tap Classes
- Swim Class and Basketball, Healthy Kidz and PAL League
- Academic Games and Junior Achievement
- Student Council, Boys & Girls Scouts
- Greek Methodology / Junior National Honor Society
- 21st Century After School Tutoring
- 8th Grade Wayne State University Tuition Program