Welcome to International Academy
The PUSD International Academy is a specialized program designed for students in grades six through 12, whose primary language is not English and have been in the United States twelve months or less. Located at Blair High School, the program offers English Learner (EL) students the support and instruction needed to reach English proficiency as each student learns how to speak, read and write in core subjects.
Students at the International Academy receive daily instruction in English Language Development (ELD) and in their grade level content area classes by experienced teachers who can provide literacy instruction and extra support in math, science and history.
Benefits of the International Student Academy include the extended time to learn English and support to achieve students' academic goals.