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Information For College Representatives

British International School of Chicago - South Loop CEEB Code: 140666

Thank you for visiting our website. We will try our best to hopefully make your life easier and provide you the information you need to learn more about our school and evaluate our students. If you have questions at any point please do not hesitate to reach out. We are happy to suggest lunch or dinner spots or anything else you may need during your visit to Chicago.

Please use RepVisits to schedule your visit. If you would like to request an alternative time please email the college counselors directly. We will do our absolute best to accommodate you.

Day of your visit:

Make sure you pay attention to our address: 161 W 9th Street Chicago, IL 60605. Sometimes GPS will direct you to the British International School in Lincoln Park which is about 20 minutes away.

Parking & Transportation Information

Once you arrive you will need to check in at the front desk with your photo idea. One of the college counselors will come down to walk you to the College Counseling Suite on the second floor.

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Below you will find our school profile as well as a grade conversion chart.