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  • 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.


  • 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


Located in one of the city’s most diverse neighborhoods, British International School of Chicago, South Loop is the only school in Chicago offering personalized, international education to students of all ages. 

  • British International School of Chicago, South Loop | Private School Chicago

Here’s what sets us apart from other private schools in Chicago:

  • Our highly skilled teachers are expertly trained in and recruited from the United Kingdom. They deliver hands-on, collaborative lessons according to each student’s unique learning style, providing multiple ways for students to access and learn the curriculum.
  • Our differentiated instruction brings together the strengths of some of the best curricula in the world to engage and challenge your child, create global citizens, and prepare them for higher education.
  • We are part of the Nord Anglia Education (NAE) family. NAE is the world’s leading premium schools organization, which includes 41 schools across 15 countries, and provides highest quality learning as well as exclusive global experiences.
  • Our facility is state-of-the-art, featuring a 9,000-square-foot gymnasium, technology classrooms with 3D printers, a state-of-the-art science wing, two libraries, a music recording studio and sound-proof practice rooms, restaurant-style cafeteria, community rooftop garden, sports field with artificial turf and much more.
  • We enhance children’s learning and help them develop global awareness through unmatched educational visits to cultural landmarks, camps, museums and more in Illinois, the United States and around the world. Our high school students participate in an internship program that gives them access to local professionals at leading companies.
  • We integrate developmentally appropriate technology across all grade levels.