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British International School of Chicago, South Loop

British International School of Chicago, South Loop - A Nord Anglia Education private school British International School of Chicago, South Loop - A Nord Anglia Education private school
  • Highest Quality Learning

    Our personalized approach engages and challenges students, empowering them to reach their highest potential.

    High Quality Learning

  • Join Us

    We welcome you to join our vibrant, international community of learners.

    Campus

  • Ask Us Anything

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

    Early Years Learning

  • Exceptional Teachers

    Our highly qualified, energetic and experienced staff is focused on developing children's unique learning styles.

    BISC-SL Teacher

  • Our Unique School Day

    BISC-SL students love coming to school, the day is always inspiring.

    Be Ambitious!

  • Join Our Family

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

    BISC-SL Community

  • Go, Bulldogs!

    Our varied athletics programming fosters sportsmanship, competition and discipline.

    BISC-SL Athletics

  • Join a Virtual Discovery Meeting

    Nothing can replace a face-to-face visit and tour of our school – but with school closures and travel restrictions around the world, a Virtual Discovery meeting is the next best thing.

    Virtual School

Inquire now for a Virtual Discovery Meeting

Our campus is currently closed, but learning continues via our Virtual School Experience. For all new families, we know nothing beats a face to face visit, but our virtual discovery meetings are the next best thing.

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  • Virtual Discovery Meeting

Campaigns

  • UNICEF

    Empowering Global Citizenship

    Kids around the world are coming together to help save children’s lives, fight for their rights, and help them fulfill their potential. Our students are working with UNICEF to help raise awareness around the rights of children and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

  • Nord Anglia - Be Ambitious Philosophy

    Our Be Ambitious Philosophy

    Our Be Ambitious philosophy drives our educational offer. We believe there is no limit to what your child can achieve. We ignite your child's curiosity and tell them to reach for their dreams, to step outside their comfort zones and try something new, and above all, to be ambitious.

  • Nord Anglia - Our Global Campus

    Our Global Campus

    The Global Campus extends learning beyond the classroom through unique challenges and activities. It connects our students around the world to learn together every day, broadening their knowledge and nurturing transferable skills to support their success in school and later in life.

  • MIT - STEAM Program

    Our M.I.T. Collaboration

    We take an innovative hands-on, cross-functional approach to teaching science and technology. Our STEAM curriculum is an interdisciplinary program that allows your child to develop transferable skills needed for the 21st century.

  • Juilliard - BISC-South Loop

    Performing Arts with Juilliard

    As part of our commitment to inspire your child, we have collaborated with one of the world's leading performing arts conservatory, The Juilliard School. Through this exclusive curriculum, we unlock your child's love for learning and give them transferable skills for future success.

Why choose our school?

We inspire your child to achieve more. Your child will learn with students around the world on our Global Campus, embrace music and dance in our collaboration with Juilliard, and turn ideas into reality through our innovative approach to the sciences with MIT.

School Highlights

Languages Taught

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Mandarin

Nationalities

40+

Nationalities

Languages of Instruction

  • English

Curriculum

  • British International School of Chicago, South Loop | Private School Chicago International Primary Curriculum
  • British International School of Chicago, South Loop | Private School Chicago English National Curriculum
  • British International School of Chicago, South Loop | Private School Chicago IGCSE
  • British International School of Chicago, South Loop | Private School Chicago International Baccalaureate

Maximum Students

1100

School Type

Day School

Age Range

3 - 18

Facilities Highlights

  • Two art studios
  • Soccer pitch
  • 3 Music studios
  • Science Wing and Design & Engineering
Student to Teacher Ratio

9:1

Average Class Size

15

Our Family

Parents choose a Nord Anglia education because we offer academic, social and personal success for every student. Through opportunities to learn from the best, experiences beyond the ordinary, and the encouragement to achieve more than what they thought possible, we help our students succeed anywhere through our unique global educational offer. We do all this by investing in our people, our schools, and above all, our students.

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Our location

British International School of Chicago, South Loop

161 W. 9th Street
Chicago, IL 60605

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