British International School Of Washington

2001 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20007
Tel: (202)829-3700
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  • 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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1998

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 50%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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 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,
Environmental Club,
Mathematics Club,
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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