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  • Our Lincoln Park Campus

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

    Singing Lesson

  • Dedicated and Inspiring

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

    Science Teacher

  • Highest Quality Learning

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

    Classroom Girls

  • Love to Learn

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

    Students Learning

  • Join Our Family

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

    Students Gym

  • Stay Connected

    Speaking directly with us is the best way to get your questions answered quickly. We look forward to hearing from you

    Boy Using Technology

  • 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.

    Girls Basketball Athletics

Primary School Application

We are delighted that you are considering British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park for your child! If you are applying for our Primary School (Year 1-6/Kindergarten-Grade 5) program, we ask that you take the following steps:

  • Sign up for a tour or Virtual Open House | RSVP Here
  • Complete the Online Application. Apply. 
  • Submit $100 application fee (payable online)
  • Submit all supplemental documentation; school records, family photo, optional parent statement, optional personal recommendation. Please note all supplemental materials may be received at any point during the application process prior to the decision deadline. 
  • Attend a playdate or attend a shadow day
  • Schedule a parent meeting

Primary School is a full-day program that currently runs 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., five days a week. After-school clubs and before/after care are also available between 7 and 8 a.m. and between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. 

Application Forms/Supplemental Documentation 

Important Dates

2021-2022 Admissions Season

Application Deadline

Financial Aid

Notification of Admissions Decision

Enrollment Contract Due

Regular Decision

January 8

January 22

PreNursery & Nursery -February 3


Reception -Year 6       February 26

PreNursery February 26

Nursery—March 5

Reception—Year 6—March 19

Early Action/Sibling 

Application Deadline

Financial Aid

Notification of Admissions Decision

Enrollment Contract Due

December 2

December 2

December 18

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.

Our admissions season begins on September 1 and continues through the spring. Group tours are held September – March. Parent meetings are scheduled as applications are received.

Download Supplemental Documents