• Our Lincoln Park Campus

    Our state-of-art facilities will inspire our children to be ambitious.


  • Dedicated and Inspiring

    Our teachers are recruited for their ability to nurture lifelong learners and inspire each and every student


  • Highest Quality Learning

    Our approach to learning gives each individual student the skills to thrive


  • Love to Learn

    Our students love to learn, and our curriculum encourages inquiring minds and to always aim high


  • Join Our Family

    We welcome you to our inclusive community. From day one, you and your child will feel at home with us

    parent and child at British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park

  • Stay Connected

    Speaking directly with us is the best way to get your questions answered quickly. We look forward to hearing from you


  • Keeping Track of Busy Lives

    Find out about the latest activities and developments in our school, including our new campus developments

    girls playing soccer at the British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park

  • Lifelong Values through Skills Development

    The benefits of physical activity extend beyond the gym and work towards children’s inspiration and growth.


Primary School Application

We are delighted that you are considering British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park for your child! If you are applying for our Primary School (Year 1-6/Kindergarten-Grade 5) program, we ask that you take the following steps:

  • Sign up for a group tour
  • Complete the Online Application. Apply. 
  • Submit $50 application fee (payable online )
  • Submit all supplemental documentation; school records, family photo, optional parent statement, optional personal recommendation. Please note all supplemental materials may be received at any point during the application process prior to the decision deadline. 
  • Attend a playdate or attend a shadow day
  • Schedule a parent meeting

Primary School is a full day program that currently runs 8:00am - 3:30pm, five days a week. After-school clubs and before/after care are also available between 7:00am - 8:00am and between 3:30pm and 6:30pm. 

List of Application Forms/Supplemental Documentation 

  • Online Application
  • Family Photo
  • School Records 
  • Optional Parent Statement
  • Optional Personal Reccomendation Form 

Important Dates


Application Deadline

Financial Aid

Notification of Admissions Decision

Enrollment Contract Due

Regular Decision: January 4th

(applications are accepted after deadline, space and notification timeline will vary)

Regular: February 1st

Regular: Nursery – February 1st

Reception – Year 6 February 28th

Regular: Nursery – March 24th

Reception – Year 6 March 24th

Early Action*/BISC Sibling: December 1st

Early Action/Sibling: December 1st

Early Action/Sibling: December 13th

Early Action/Sibling: January 16th

*Early Action is an option for families who are interested in a shorter admissions process and believe BISC Lincoln Park is their first choice school. In addition to an expedited process this provides an option to secure enrollment in your desired grade. Early Action is available only for Nursery - Year 6 applicants.

Our admissions season begins on September 1 and continues through the spring. Group tours are held September – March. Parent meetings are scheduled as applications are received.





Application Forms and Supplemental Documents

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