• 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.


  • 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.


  • Our Unique School Day

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


  • 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.

    British International School of Chicago, South Loop | Private School Chicago

Student Success

Our students aim to reach their highest potential in their personal and academic lives.

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Student Success

Our modern approach to education continues to help our students shine. Great teachers, committed students and a community spirit that emphasizes the rewards from hard work and engagement have delivered results such as a 100% International Baccalaureate Diploma Program pass rate. Our students have achieved academic results that stand out and reward their hard work and great learning, such as International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and TerraNova results well above the average score. 

Our students also have fantastic achievements inside and outside of the classroom:

  • Highest U.S. Mark, IGCSE Business Studies
  • First Place, Amateur Athetic Union Basketball Championship
  • Second Place, MATHCOUNTS Competition
  • Only Chicago student to place in the Illinois Music Education Association 2015-16 Student Composition Contest
  • Third Place, The Stock Market Game, Illinois Grades 9-12 Division
  • Top 50 Placement, Illinois MATHCOUNTS Competition
  • Silver Medal, UK Junior Mathematical Olympiad
  • Bronze Medal, Midwest Junior Rowing Championships
  • First Place, Rings Competition at the Great Western Gymnastics Invitational
  • Second Place, Pommel Horse at 2015 Illinois State Gymnastics Championship
  • Fastest Finisher, U.S. Swimming Championships
  • Junior National Young Leaders Conference Participant
  • Judges' Award and Qualifying Placement at the FIrst Lego League Championship

Our students are also involved in a myriad of community organizations, including: 

  • Chicago Youth Shakespeare Company
  • Chicago Food Depository
  • Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts
  • Junior Olympics
  • Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of America
  • M.A.D.E. Foundation
  • Chicago Rowing Foundation

Student Aspirations

Our success is built on the best of modern educational practice, our Highest Quality Learning approach, coupled with inspirational teaching and a realization that carefully directed hard work always brings clearly visible achievement. Our personalized learning approach ensures that every child is consistently challenged to improve and develop in meaningful ways, and their lessons include real-world applications that teach them about life outside school. In the Secondary School, your child will learn how to write a résumé, participate in internships and learn about life after school.

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