Located in the heart of Georgetown, The British School of Washington offers a high-quality international education that prepares students to meet the growing challenges of a rapidly changing world. The school encourages independence and self-discipline in an atmosphere of mutual respect and appreciation of diverse opinions and cultures. Students benefit from an academic programme based on a unique combination of the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), the UK National Curriculum, the General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and the highly respected International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP). The combination of these distinctive curricula provides a challenging, international college preparatory programme of study which aims to equip every student with the essential skills for lifelong learning and for entry into universities in the US, UK, and worldwide.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||European Council for International Schools
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||30% (DC School Avg.: 50%)|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||43 teachers|
|Average Class Size||15 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Admissions Director||Anna Ellenbogen|
|Admissions Associate||Tim Myers|
|Total Sports Offered||10 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Kayaking, Paddle Tennis,
Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBasketball, Cross Country,
Paddle Tennis, Rugby,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||24 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||'Cinema francais', 'The herd' - Music Appreciation Club, 3D Computer Aided Design Club, Art Club, Ball Games, Cantus Britannicus - Boys' Choir, Card Making, Chess Club, Cooking Club, Craft Club, Environmental Club, Geography Bee, Girls' Choir, Junior Choir, Latin Club, Mathematics Club, Model UN, Music Theory, Origami, Rag Rug, Recycle Art, Sign Language for Beginners, Student Council, Touch Typing Skills Art Club, Ball Games, Card Making, Chess Club, Cooking Club, Craft Club, Geography Bee, Girls' Choir, Junior Choir, Latin Club, Model UN, Music Theory, Origami, Rag Rug, Recycle Art, 'Cinema francais',
'The herd' - Music Appreciation Club,
3D Computer Aided Design Club,
Cantus Britannicus - Boys' Choir,
Sign Language for Beginners,
Touch Typing Skills,
- The British School of Washington is...
- An open, caring and supportive learning community for children and young people from 3-19 years.
- A dynamic school where the combination of outstanding teachers and small classes ensures continuing progress for every student.
- An inspiring school where a challenging curriculum equips each and every learner with the enthusiasm, skills, and knowledge needed on the pathway to success.
- A culturally diverse school in America where the British and international perspectives create an inclusive and unique atmosphere.
- A successful school where graduates have the widest possible range of options for college and university both at home and worldwide.
Profile last updated: 10/26/2012
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