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Secondary School Admissions

We welcome the opportunity to speak with you about the Secondary School admissions process and help you get to know British International School of Chicago, South Loop. 

Our Secondary School admissions process is for students in Years 7-13 (Grades 6-12).

Secondary School students attend school 8:25 a.m. – 3:55 p.m. After-school clubs as well as before-school and after-school care are available.

Admissions Process

The Secondary School admissions process consists of the following steps.

Attend a group tour (optional)
We recommend parents attend a group tour to explore our school with a member of the Admissions Team. You'll observe children in the classroom, learn about the admissions process and have a chance to ask questions of faculty. Group tours run from September to December. To visit us outside of these dates you can request a visit.

Submit an application
Download the 2019-20 application or complete an online application. Applications are due January 7, 2019. After this initial deadline we accept applications on a rolling basis and welcome families to submit applications. 

In addition to your application, you’ll need to submit the following items:

  • a copy of your child's birth certificate
  • two consecutive years (including current year) of report cards
  • Math and English teacher evaluation form (if applicable)
  • Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) or other standardized test scores
  • an application fee (payable online or by check)

Attend a shadow day
The shadow day allows your child to get to know current students and experience our school’s unique learning environment first-hand. We'll schedule your shadow day once your application is on file. 

Attend a parent meeting
During the parent meeting, you'll meet with a member of the Admissions Team to learn more about each other, your educational values and what makes our school special. You can also ask any questions you may have about the school tour, application or admissions process. We schedule parent meetings as applications are received.

2019-20 Secondary School Admissions Schedule

Date Description
First two weeks of September Online application form available
September 20th Group tours begin
November 10th All school Open House 1pm - 4pm.
January 7th Admissions application due
February 4th Financial aid application due
February 11th Deadline to complete parent meeting and shadow day
February 20th Transcripts, Math and English Teacher evaluation forms, and standardized test scores due
March 8th 2019-20 Admissions notifications for Years 7 - 13
March 18th Signed enrollment contracts due

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