• Highest Quality Learning

    Our personalized approach engages and challenges students, empowering them to reach their highest potential.

    British International School of Chicago, South Loop

  • Join Us

    We welcome you to join our vibrant, international community of learners.

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  • Ask Us Anything

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

    British International School of Chicago, South Loop

  • Exceptional Teachers

    Our highly qualified, energetic and experienced staff is focused on developing children's unique learning styles.

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  • Our Unique School Day

    Sometimes focused and other times fun, the school day is always inspiring.

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  • Join Our Family

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

    British International School of Chicago, South Loop

  • Go, Bulldogs!

    Our varied athletics programming fosters sportsmanship, competition and discipline.

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Library

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Our Libraries

Our two libraries support students’ learning throughout their years at BISC South Loop. Primary children visit the library every week to check out books, listen to stories, and learn valuable research skills. Students in Secondary School use the library to study, research and work collaboratively with peers.

Both libraries feature a vast array of books and unique sections. These include The Juilliard-Nord Anglia Performing Arts Program and the Global Library, which houses a curated selection of books read by students at Nord Anglia Education schools around the world. We also offer access to multiple research databases, like Churchill Archives for Schools, Encyclopedia Britannica, JSTOR and Vocab Express. Current families can log in to the Parent Portal to retrieve the school username and passwords for these websites.

Interested in learning more about our libraries? Follow @LibraryatBISC on Twitter!

Online Catalog

Our families can browse the library collection, find reading lists, and digital resoursces with Follett Destiny. There are two ways to access our eBook collection: visit https://biscsl.follettdestiny.com or download the free Destiny Discover app. Students will need their username and password to access our digital library materials; see Danielle Johnson, School Librarian, for assistance.

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