British Int'l Schl Washington

  • At Washington's most international school, your child will be uniquely valued and receive truly personalized learning, achieving more than they ever dreamed possible.
  • The Nord Anglia Education Global Campus unites BISW students with over 32,000 peers from 41 schools across 15 different countries every day. The Global Campus gives your child the opportunity to become a truly global citizen
  • Students benefit from an academic programme based on a unique combination of the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), the General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) ,the highly respected International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP), the Juilliard-Nord Anglia Performing Arts Program, and the MIT-Nord Anglia collaboration.
  • 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.

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British Int'l Schl Washington places among the top 20% of private schools in District of Columbia for:

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1998

Student Body

Total Students372 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade British Int'l Schl Washington Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorJennifer Clarke
Admissions AssociateTim Myers

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBadminton, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Paddle Tennis, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBadmintonBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballPaddle Tennis,
RugbySoccer,
SoftballSquash,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

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

School Notes

British International 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.
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  • Washington
    Grades: NS-12 | 1050 students
    2.5 miles
    4200 Davenport Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20016
    (202)274-3200
    2.5 NS-12
    1050
  • Washington
    Grades: NS-12 | 899 students
    1.2 miles
    3100 Macomb Street NW
    Washington, DC 20008
    (202)243-1800
    1.2 NS-12
    899
  • Washington
    Grades: K-12 | 650 students
    1 miles
    3000 Cathedral Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20008
    (202)939-8814
    1 K-12
    650
  • Washington
    Grades: PK-12 | 1151 students
    1.6 miles
    3825 Wisconsin Ave NW
    Washington, DC 20016
    (202)537-8100
    1.6 PK-12
    1151
  • Washington
    Grades: 6-12 | 287 students
    1.8 miles
    4101 Connecticut Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20008
    (202)362-8882
    1.8 6-12
    287

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The average private school tuition in Washington, DC is $20,047 for elementary schools and $28,580 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Washington, DC is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).