As a selective Boston-area independent school, the British International School of Boston follows an admission process in order to enable us to get to know your child and your family.  Complete an inquiry form using the teal "inquire now" tab above, or contact our admissions team via email or phone +1 (617) 522-2261, and we can walk you through the steps, from inquiry to enrollment.
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These are the most important admissions dates at British International School of Boston for your family’s calendar.

Prior to the application deadline, please ensure that you send all documents and meet all requirements for the application to be considered ready for review.

We’re also happy to continue receiving applications throughout the school year and will fill spaces that remain open.

Our Application Deadline for 2024-2025 school year
Monday, Jan 15, 2024
Admissions Decisions Released
Sunday, Mar 10, 2024
Enrollment Deadline
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2024

Application Process

If you have any questions about the admissions process at any time, please do not hesitate to email or call us at +1 (617) 522-2261.

Contact Admission Team
Schedule a Virtual Discovery Meeting or tour of the school with our Director of Admissions. This is an opportunity for you to tell us about your child and your family as well what you are seeking in a school experience. Our Director of Admissions will share information about BISB’s unique approaches to personalized learning and answer your questions.
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Step 1
Submit Online Application

Our application deadline for the first round of decisions is January 15.  We will continue to accept applications after January 15 and process them after the first round has been completed.

You will also need to complete a "Required Additional Information for Application” form.

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Submit student report cards / evaluations
If your child is in school or child care, have the current school provide BISB with report cards and student evaluations by January 15, as listed on the appropriate checklist below.
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Standardized Testing
Applicants to 5th through 12th grade (Year 6 through Year 13) must take a standardized test and have the results sent directly to BISB by January 15. Details on checklists below.
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Student / Teachers interview
Following the successful submission of all documents and student paperwork, we will schedule a visit / interview between your child and our teachers.
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Admission Decision
All applications received by January 15 will be notified of the admissions decision on March 10.  Please note that after January 15, we will be happy to continue receiving applications and will fill spaces still open in our classes.
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Complete Enrollments
Families accepted on March 10 must complete their enrollments by April 10.
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Application Checklists by Group

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Note: We also accept applications online via the SSATB's Standard Application Online.


Our Admissions Team would be very happy to assist you with any part of the application process. Don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions or to arrange your campus tour.

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