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  • Our Lincoln Park Campus

    Our state-of-art facilities will inspire your children to be ambitious.

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  • Dedicated and Inspiring

    Our teachers are recruited for their ability to nurture lifelong learners and inspire each and every student

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  • Highest Quality Learning

    Our approach to learning gives each individual student the skills to thrive

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  • Love to Learn

    Our students love to learn, and our curriculum encourages inquiring minds and to always aim high

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  • Join Our Family

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

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  • Stay Connected

    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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  • Keeping Track of Busy Lives

    Find out about the latest activities and developments in our school, including our new campus developments

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  • Lifelong Values through Skills Development

    The benefits of physical activity extend beyond the gym and work towards children’s inspiration and growth.

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Admissions Process

Please contact the Admissions Office with any questions regarding the application process at British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park. A summary of the process is detailed below.

School Tour or Virtual Meeting 

During the 2021-2022 school year, in-person tours will be offered on an individual basis Monday-Friday. Virtual meetings are also available. Contact to schedule a tour or meeting. 


Complete and submit an application along with the application fee. 

Meeting with the Director of Admissions

An in-person or virtual meeting with a member of the admissions office is a required part of the application process. This will be an opportunity for us to get to know a little bit more about your family as well as giving you a chance to ask questions about our programs.

Applicant Visit

Visits provide children with the opportunity to meet BISC Lincoln Park students and faculty, and are a required part of the application process. Group, Individual or Family visits will be an option for children applying to PreNursery, Nursery, Reception and Year 1 and individual visits will be scheduled for applicants to Year 2 – Year 6. 

School Records and Additional Information

When completing the online application you are able to upload your child's most recent school report/transcripts. You can also send these via email to

Our admissions team can also provide a school report form for your child's current teacher to complete and submit. Please print and sign the School Report Form and give it to the school in which your child is enrolled if currently attending a school or educational program. This release authorizes the applicant’s school to provide the Admissions Office with confidential information and school records. The Admissions Office welcomes any additional information about an applicant’s academic and social skills that you believe may be helpful.

Families should also complete our online Admissions Questionnaire 

Personal Recommendations

Personal Recommendations are optional. A Personal Recommendation often provides an additional perspective, allowing the Admissions team to get to know the applicant and/or applicant’s family better. Please note that these forms can be sent in at any point during the application process. You can submit them via mail or as an attachment to an email,  

Parent Statement

Parent Statements are optional. All applicant families will have an opportunity to meet with a member of the Admissions Office as part of the application process and are welcome to share any additional information by submitting a parent statement. Please note that these forms can be sent in at any point during the application process. You can submit them via mail or as an attachment to an email,  

Family Photo

Please feel free to send us a copy of a recent family photo to attach to your child’s application. You can either upload as part of your online application or email an electronic copy to

*Families interested in applying to both the Lincoln Park and the South Loop campus only need to complete one application but will pay separate application fees. Please communicate to the admissions office at the campus you submitted the application in order to have your records shared with the second campus. Families are required to go through the admissions process at both campuses if they would like to be considered for admission at both campuses.

Important Dates

Please note we are still accepting applications for admission for the current 2021-2022 school year. Families interested should submit the online application and reach out to the admissions office in order to begin the process. 

Application Deadline
Financial Aid 
Notification of  Admissions Decision
Enrollment Contract Due
Regular Decision

January 14, 2022

**Applications will be accepted after this date

January 21, 2022

PreNursery & Nursery - February 4, 2022

Reception - Year 6 - February 25, 2022

PreNursery & Nursery - March 4, 2022

Reception - Year 6 - March 18, 2022

Early Action/Sibling*
December 3, 2021 December 3, 2021 December 17, 2021 See dates above.

*Early Action is an option for families who are interested in a shorter admissions process and believe BISC Lincoln Park is their first choice school. In addition to an expedited process this provides an option to secure enrollment in your desired grade. Early Action is available only for Nursery - Year 6 applicants.

**We cannot guarantee the ability to complete late applications by the scheduled notification dates.

Financial Aid

Families interested in applying for Financial Aid will need to complete the Financial Aid Worksheet and submit an application through TADS. Please contact the Admissions Office for complete details and any questions.

Application Fee

There is a non-refundable $100.00 applicant fee per applicant for all grades. The fee must be submitted electronically upon submitting the application.


Please feel free to contact us with any questions at or (773) 907-5000 (direct line).