The British International School of New York

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The British International School of New York is an outstanding IB World School that provides an excellent educational foundation for children, from the ages of 3 to 14 years, by integrating the widely acclaimed International Baccalaureate model with the best of the British curriculum.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 2006

Student Body

Total Students 265 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 17 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $42,550
Admissions Director Carina Szabo

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Ballet, Dance, Fencing, Football, Gymnastics, Indoor Soccer, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and FieldBalletDance,
FencingFootball,
GymnasticsIndoor Soccer,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,

School Notes

  • The British International School of New York (BIS-NY) was established in 2006 on Waterside Plaza, an upscale development on the banks of the East River.
  • Facilities include an on-site swimming pool, secured playground, gym hall and Smart Boards in every classroom. French or Spanish is taught from Nursery all the way through the school with other languages available starting in 6th Grade.
  • Individual music lessons are offered in addition to the class lessons, and a Summer Camp is run through the months of June to August.
  • The co-ed student body is a mixture of British ex-patriots, American nationals and students from countries spanning the rest of the globe.
  • The school teaches a mix of the English National Curriculum blended with the methodology of the International Baccalaureate. This combination is unique in New York City and deemed to offer a strong mix of academic rigour and transdiciplinary learning all within an intimate and nurturing environment.
  • Graduates from The British International School of New York have taken up places at distinguished schools both locally and abroad. Please refer to our website for more information regarding onward placement.
  • BIS-NY is the sister school of the Abercorn School in London, England and the Abercorn International School in Austin, Texas.

Profile last updated: 04/29/2016

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