• Distinctly Different

    We offer a distinctly different option from other private schools in Boston, providing your child with the opportunity for a high level of academic success.

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  • Globally Recognized Curricula

    Our combination of curricula is regarded as one of the finest in the world by leading colleges and universities.

    World Class Learning

  • Nurturing Risk In A Safe Environment

    We celebrate success and encourage risk taking, all within a safe and supportive environment where well-being comes first.

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  • Inspiring Every Child

    Our staff are dedicated to knowing every child well and adapting their approach to ensure all are successful.

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  • Join Our Community

    We are the school of choice for discerning parents who seek a genuine 21st century education for their children. Join us.

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  • The BISB Bulldog Sports Teams

    Go Bulldogs!

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  • Tell Us About Your Child

    Every child is unique. Tell us about your child and we'll explain how we can help them be successful and happy.

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  • Inspiring Innovation

    We're bringing the national computer programming, Hour of Code, to our school.

    Coding lessons at the British International School of Boston

School Admissions Process

As a selective school, the British International School of Boston requires students and families to complete a school admissions process. Apply today and let our admissions team walk you through the steps, from inquiry to enrollment.

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Application Process

Our application process varies depending on the age of the child applying. To learn more about applying to our school, please click on the school sections below to view full application and admissions checklists for our early years, lower school, and middle and high school students.

If you have any questions about the admissions process at any time, please do not hesitate to contact our admissions team via email or at 617.522.2261.

Early Year Application Checklist Year 1 - Year 6 Application Checklist
Year 7 - Year 9 Application Checklist Year 10 - Year 13 Application Checklist

We also accept applications online via the SSATB's Standard Application Online. Click on the icon to the left to access this standardized application.



Required Forms

The application, evaluation and other required forms can be found in the Documents section at the bottom of this page. The application can be completed online and emailed to the Admissions Office, or printed and dropped off at the school.

A $50 application fee is required when submitting an application. This payment can be made via check or by paying online. Click here to access our online payment site.

Additionally, the prospective student's current school should mail, fax, or email directly to the British International School of Boston:

  1. School transcripts from the current and prior year.
  2. Teacher evaluation forms (see below for age-appropriate evaluation forms).

Please be aware that we can only process your application once we have received all of the items listed in the appropriate applicant checklist.


For families who have completed the above application process by February 1, notification of admissions decisions will be mailed on March 10. A family whose child has been offered a place will be given an Enrollment Agreement to complete. This form must be returned to the Admissions Office by April 10, along with the $2,000 tuition deposit, to reserve a place for the child.


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