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  • A Global Family

    We come from over 60 different countries, and leave for some of the best universities around the world.

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  • Personalized Education

    We offer inspiring education designed to nurture your child’s strengths, with one of the broadest post-16 curricula in North America.

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  • Outstanding Teaching

    Our exam results are well above the global average, thanks to our inspiring and dedicated teachers.

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  • Exceptional Individuals

    Your child will grow into a considerate, confident adult, ready to explore a world of opportunities.

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    We’re a warm and welcoming community, and make parents and children feel like they’re part of something special.

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    We’re looking forward to hearing from you, and answering your questions

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Academic Achievement

Our school prepares your child for a lifetime of success.

We encourage students to become partners in their education with teachers and parents. Your child will learn how to participate actively in the present while acquiring skills for the future.   

Highlights of our academic success:

  • Our students’ average score in the IB Diploma was 37, 12% higher than the 2021 world average of 33 points.
  • 27% of students achieved 40 points or more, a result achieved by just 9% of IBDP graduates worldwide this year. This level of attainment provides our students with the opportunity to gain admission into elite universities across the globe and, along with our outstanding overall pass rate, demonstrates how BIS Houston supports every student in achieving exceptional academic results.
  • Two students attained the maximum 45 points, in addition to two students attaining 44 points; putting these four students in the top 2% of all IBDP students globally.
  • Nearly 80% of our students scored on or above the worldwide average.
  • 7 of our students obtained a bilingual diploma, which requires literature qualifications in two languages and acquisition of an additional language, giving them a significant advantage when choosing universities and entering employment around the world.
  • 100% IBDP pass rate, compared to the world average of 89% in 2021. 
  • An impressive 100% IBCP pass rate.
  • Our students are accepted at some of the world's top universities and colleges, from West Point to Cornell, Imperial College London, and Oxford University
  • The class of 2021 has been offered over $1.65 million in scholarships.

 

Many of our IB students receive offers to study at the world’s top 100 universities
IB results

IBDP Past Results

IB Diploma

   2017

2018

    2019

2020

2021

Number of candidates

    33

49

68

61

49

% of diplomas 40+

    12

22

17

15

27

Average subject grade

    5.1

5.5

5.4

5.4

5.82

Highest score

     44

45

45

43

45

Average diploma score

     34.1

35

34.3

34

37

 
98% of our IGCSE students achieved 5A*- C grades and 50% of all examinations taken achieved A* and A grades IGCSE results

IGCSE Results

The GCSE and IGCSE are internationally-respected qualifications studied by students aged 14-16 years old. Respected by employers and universities, they cover a broad range of core subjects including maths, English and Science, as well as world languages, humanities, social sciences, ,Art, Drama and Music. They are the most academically challenging qualifications currently on offer to 14-16 year old students worldwide and many candidates go on to study the International Baccalaureate.

Our students' results for 2020 exceed the UK average for GCSEs (General Certificate of Secondary Education) and IGCSEs (International GCSE).  In 2020 98% of students  achieved 5A*- C grades. 

The continued success in GCSE and IGCSE results is a testament of BISH’s high academic standards, excellent teaching and the hard work and dedication of students. Students continue to significantly outperform UK national averages, with attainment levels increasing year-on-year.

Our 3 year trend illustrates:

  • Over 50% of all GCSE and IGCSE grades achieved by BISH students were at the highest levels of A* or A. This is 30% higher than the 2017 UK average of 20%.
  • The percentage of students achieving 5 A*-C including English and Maths is consistently over 90%

iGCSE

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

% A*- C Grades

92

88.4

90

94

98

% students achieving 5 A*-C Grades

96

87.8

98

96

98

% students achieving 5 A*-C including English and Mathematics

96

86.5

91

96

98