• Authentically International

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

    nursery students learning languages through song @ British International School Washington

  • 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.

    teacher speaking with parents at the British International School of Washington

Attending the Best Universities

We give personalized guidance to our students to ensure that they can enter the finest universities and colleges in the world.
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Detailed and personalized guidance is given to all students and parents at all stages of the university entry process.  College and career aptitude tests are taken by pupils in Year 11 and Year 12. Individualized feedback to parents and pupils is an important part of the process, used to inform university choices.

SAT preparation and testing

British School of Washington provides SAT preparation each academic year.  PSAT in-house preparatory sessions are offered to all candidates.

College and university application preparation

Students and parents meet regularly with the college counselor who provides advice and guidance through each stage of the application process: Common Application for American colleges and Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) for UK universities.  Additionally universities from around the world visit our campus on a regular basis.

Our students have been admitted to the following universities and colleges

  • Harvard University
  • Oxford University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Princeton University
  • Cornell University
  • Georgetown University
  • Savannah College of Art and Design
  • New York University
  • Cardiff University
  • Durham University
  • University of Surrey
  • University of Exeter
  • McGill University
  • University of Melbourne
  • University of Gronigen

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