If you’re looking for a private school in Boston to help your child reach their greatest potential for the next step towards their future, British International School of Boston provides a world-class education that’s unlike any other. Below, you’ll find the tuition for every year of study at BISB, so you can plan for the long term. You’ll also discover details on other fees to anticipate, sibling applications, and the different payment options available.
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School Fees

At British International School of Boston, our tuition fees ensure your child will receive the best international education in a stimulating environment that sets them up for success — no matter what your child wants to do or be in life.

As part of our educational package, through Nord Anglia Education, we offer several exclusive resources that enrich your child’s learning in and beyond the classroom. Our world-class collaborations with MIT, Juilliard, and UNICEF, and IMG Academy, alongside international opportunities in the global Nord Anglia family, prepare your child for an exciting future on the global stage.

They won't just love coming to school every day — they'll be ready to tackle any challenge ahead with creativity, curiosity, confidence, and resilience.


Tuition for 2023–2024 

Tuition and school fees can be paid in one, two, or monthly installments, with the first payment due by June 1 (or upon enrollment if enrolling after June 1). For those paying in two installments, the second installment is due by November 1. For monthly installment plans the payments are due on the first of each month beginning on June 1 (or upon enrollment if after June 1) and March 1, with all payments being completed by March 1.


Toddler, 5 full days $32,771
Toddler, 5 half days (8:30 - 11:45 am) $21,998
Toddler, 3 full days (limited spaces available) $22,586
Nursery, 5 full days $33,548
Nursery, 5 half days (8:30 - 11:45 am) $22,103
Reception (Pre-Kindergarten) $35,879
Year 1 (Kindergarten) and Year 2 (1st grade) $39,774
Year 3 and Year 4 (2nd grade to 3rd grade) $40,898
Year 5 and Year 6 (4th grade and 5th grade) $41,664
Year 7 to Year 9 (6th grade to 8th grade) $42,893
Year 10 and Year 11 (9th grade and 10th grade) $44,310
Year 12 and Year 13 (11th grade and 12th grade) $44,310


The regular full school day is 8:20 am to 3:30 pm. Early drop-off is available from 7:30 am and our after-school care program runs from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm. We have clubs, sports, and other competitive activities after school, too. There is a fee for the after-school care program and for early drop-off.  The after-school care program fee is $61 for each day.  The early drop-off fee is $10 per child/per day.

For after school clubs and activities, there is generally no cost if it is run by one of our staff. If an outside vendor runs the activity, the school will pass along a fee.

Students can either bring in a packed lunch from home or purchase the school’s lunch program.

We have some financial aid available.


Sibling applications

Receive tuition discounts for enrolled siblings:


Additional Fees

Exam Fees: $1,575 (Year 11) and $1,575 (Year 13)

Application Fee: $100 (one-time, non-refundable)

Contract Deposit: $2,000 (non-refundable but applied directly to first half of year's tuition)

New Student Fee: $2,600 (one-time, non-refundable)

Fees can be paid by credit card, check, or wire. 


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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