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  • Distinctly Different

    We offer a distinctly different option from other private schools in Boston, providing your child with the opportunity for a high level of academic success.

    Toddler Child plays

  • Globally Recognized Curricula

    Our combination of curricula is regarded as one of the finest in the world by leading colleges and universities.

    Year 10 in Spanish

  • Nurturing Risk In A Safe Environment

    We celebrate success and encourage risk taking, all within a safe and supportive environment where well-being comes first.

    Swiss Alps Expedition

  • Inspiring Every Child

    Our staff are dedicated to knowing every child well and adapting their approach to ensure all are successful.

    Year 3 Teacher

  • Join Our Community

    We are the school of choice for discerning parents who seek a genuine 21st century education for their children. Join us.

    BISB Students Across all Divisions

  • The BISB Bulldog Sports Teams

    Go Bulldogs!

    Soccer Teams

  • Connect with Us

    Stay up to date with our vibrant community!

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  • Inspiring Innovation

    We're bringing the national computer programming, Hour of Code, to our school.

    Coding lessons at the British International School of Boston

Class Groups

We focus on your child's individual learning, using cutting-edge teaching practices designed to meet each student's needs. This approach means we can place your child in a year group based on their age, while still ensuring they are supported and stretched. The result is high attainment for all students. To better understand our school age requirements, please refer to the table below.

18 months* Toddlers Pre-Nursery
2 years & 9 months*     Preschool Nursery
4 years Pre-Kindergarten Reception
5 years Kindergarten Year 1
6 years Grade 1 Year 2
7 years Grade 2 Year 3
8 years Grade 3 Year 4
9 years Grade 4 Year 5
10 years Grade 5 Year 6
11 years Grade 6 Year 7
12  years Grade 7 Year 8
13 years Grade 8 Year 9
14 years Grade 9 Year 10
15 years Grade 10 Year 11
16 years Grade 11 Year 12
17 years Grade 12 Year 13


*Please note that children must be 18 months old by August 31 to enter our Toddler Program. Students do not need to be toilet trained. 

*Children must be fully toilet trained and must be 2 years and 9 months of age by August 31 in order to enter our Nursery (Preschool) group.