• Authentically International

    "International" is more than a label here. It is at the very core of everything we do and how we do it.

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  • Transferable Curriculum

    A curriculum handpicked for its international focus and global recognition, culminating in the IB Program.

    Students at the British International School of Washington

  • Inspiring Each Other

    Our students will embrace your child with open arms. Our students inspire each other to succeed.

    students embracing at the British International School of Washington

  • Dedicated and Inspiring

    Our teachers are recruited for their ability to nurture lifelong learners and inspire excellence.

    Teacher and student at the British International School Washington

  • Your New Community

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

    excited students at the British International School of Washington

  • Every Day is Different

    Your child will experience something new every day. Find out what's happening and connect with each other.

    students on expedition at the British International School of Washington

  • Ask Anything

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

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Why choose our school?

We inspire your child to achieve more. Your child will learn with students around the world on our Global Campus, embrace music and dance in our collaboration with Juilliard, and turn ideas into reality through our innovative approach to the sciences with MIT.

Key facts about our school

Languages Taught

  • English




Languages of Instruction

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • German


Maximum Students


School Type

Day school

Age Range

2- 18

Student to Teacher Ratio


Average Class Size


Our Family

Parents choose a Nord Anglia education because we offer academic, social and personal success for every student. Through opportunities to learn from the best, experiences beyond the ordinary, and the encouragement to achieve more than what they thought possible, we help our students succeed anywhere through our unique global educational offer. We do all this by investing in our people, our schools, and above all, our students.

Latest News and Events

News & Insights Calendar

Thursday 29 June

Ice Cream Social

Friday 30 June

Summer Term Ends

Monday 21 August

Orientation and Personal Success Plan (PSP) Meetings

Tuesday 22 August

First Day of Classes

02 June 2017

Welcome to Washington D.C

Please find below important and useful information for your travel t...

The White House
08 May 2017


British International School of Washington (BISW) students arrived i...

MIT/Harvard visit
20 April 2017

The International School Advantage: The Top Reasons to send your child to the British International School of Washington (BISW)

Did you know that more than 90 percent of our students each year are...

27 February 2017

BISW Spring 2017 Open House

Join us for this amazing opportunity to experience our Pre-K through...

Spring 2017 Open House

Our location

BIS Washington

2001 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20007

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