2001 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Detroit MI, 48208

Phone: (313) 596-3800 • Fax: (313) 596-3807

Principal: Edwynn Bell, Jr

Official School Web Site

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


Bell Schedule

Morning Afternoon
7:30 AM 2:40 PM