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Belief Statement



We believe:

  • Students should be shown LOVE by experiencing great relationships with the school’s staff in a safe, nurturing, and needs fulfilling environment.

  • The school should provide a positive, enjoyable, and engaging educational experience that promotes LAUGHTER in the classroom.

  • Every student can LEARN and we do not accept failure.


Our Mission

American International Academy provides high-quality, relevant and varied educational programs and opportunity for the intellectual, cultural, and personal growth for all stakeholders.


Vision Statement

American International Academy promotes cross culture awareness by honoring and valuing individual differences and supporting the strengths of all individuals to ensure that instruction reflects the realities and diversity of the world. 


A.I.A. strives to provide a stimulating learning environment with technological orientation across the whole curriculum, producing successful and productive citizens of high morals. 


Administrative Team:

Thomas White, Superintendent


LaQuanda Nevins, Director of Educational Operations


Donald Wilder, Head School Leader

LaToya Williams, Curriculum Director

Marion Edwards, Preschool Director

Dinah Kelley, Transportation Director

Martita Wells, Food Service Director

William Pierce, Athletic Director

Wes Warren, PBIS Director

World-class, college-preparatory education for students in Preschool - Grade 12

  • Attend large, comfortable classrooms in the heart of your community

  • Make the commitment to start the journey to college

  • Prepare to succeed in college, as well as face today's challenges


Opportunities for all students to develop and grow

  • Learn leadership and teamwork skills through service learning opportunities

  • Participate in extracurricular activities, sports and after school activities


Rigorous academic curriculum emphasizing a blended learning pedagogy combining the use of technology to supplement core classes (English, Math, Science, etc.)

  • Face the challenge of a college-preparatory curriculum

  • Measure academic progress through regular assessments

  • Discover and realize your full academic potential 


Leadership Opportunities 

  • Opportunities to participate in student clubs and organizations


Disciplined, safe, caring environment

  • Learn how to be responsible, accountable, and respectful

  • Develop life skills in a safe, controlled  environment

  • Be part of a school where all students are treated fairly and parents/guardians are respected


To find out more about how American International Academy 

offers its students a W-O-R-L-D of advantages...


To enroll your Preschool through 12th Grader,

Please call:  734-713-5525

American International Academy is chartered by Lake Superior State University (LSSU)

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