The British International School Of Houston

The British International School of Houston provides high quality education in a structured, positive and caring environment designed to meet the individual needs of students.
Our state-of-the-art facilities are designed specifically to enhance learning opportunities for students from PreK3 through to Year 13 (Grade 12).
The school welcomes all nationalities, engenders respect for all cultures, and a sense of discipline is naturally achieved.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 950 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $30,250
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Top Rankings

The British International School Of Houston ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Language- based and Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
2000

Student Body

Total Students
950 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
The British International School Of Houston Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
200 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
18 students
Advanced Courses
Art, Biology, Chemistry, English, French, History, Physics, Spanish
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition includes books and supplies.
Admissions Director
Jane Chastant

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Model United Nations, Science Olympiad, Student Leadership, UNICEF Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Instrumental Music Lessons

School Notes

  • The British International School of Houston was the third of the British Schools of America to open, opening its doors in September 2000.
  • We are part of the Nord Anglia Education group of 42 schools around the globe.
  • The British International School of Houston has a new, state-of-the-art, purpose built, 33-acre campus, conveniently located in Katy at Westgreen and I10. It features an impressive array of cutting-edge facilities and exciting learning areas to enrich your child's school experience.
  • Our dynamic learning spaces are specifically designed to enhance the learning process, with open and moveable classrooms that can be tailored to each lesson to create collaborative and exciting environments.
  • This unique and international style of the school has proven popular and attractive to a wide variety of American, British and international families in the Harris county area. Today, BISH's student body, from Nursery through to Year 13, is made up of overfifty-two nationalities,the majority being American and British. The school's capacity is 2000 students.
  • The British International School of Houston provides a nurturing environment with a world-class personalised learning approach that is grounded in each student's unique experiences, cpabilities and interests. With roots in the Houston community and international curricula founded on British values, we develop lifelong learners who are resilient, confident and capable of shaping the world around them.
  • From the enquiry and play based approach in the Early Years to the highly specilised IB Diploma Programme, our students benefit from a differentiated and personalised approach that empowers every student to make exceptional progress.
  • As early as three years of age, children at BISH begin to learn to read through carefully guided play. Our Primary school students perform well beyond their peers when benchmarked against international standards. This trend continues through our IB Diploma Programme in high school, where our students score amongst the top 5% of students worldwide.
  • Our graduates are accepted into prestigious universities, both in the US and worldwide, inluding Cornell University, London School of Economics, West Point Academy, Oxford University, UCLA and the University of Cambridge, to name but a few.
  • No matter where our students come from, they leave better prepared with a global passport to their future. We are more than a place to learn: We are the place to be.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The British International School Of Houston cost?
The British International School Of Houston's tuition is approximately $30,250 for private students.
What sports does The British International School Of Houston offer?
The British International School Of Houston offers 16 interscholastic sports: Ballet, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, E-sports, Fencing, Field Hockey, Golf, Gymnastics, Indoor Soccer, Martial Arts, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball. The British International School Of Houston is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Texas for most sports offered.
What is The British International School Of Houston's ranking?
The British International School Of Houston ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for: Largest student body and Most sports offered.
When is the application deadline for The British International School Of Houston?
The application deadline for The British International School Of Houston is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 950 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $30,250
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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