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British International School of Washington

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  • Authentically International

    "International" is more than a label here. It is at the very core of everything we do and how we do it.

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  • Transferable Curriculum

    A curriculum handpicked for its international focus and global recognition, culminating in the IB Program.

    Students at the British International School of Washington

  • Inspiring Each Other

    Our students will embrace your child with open arms. Our students inspire each other to succeed.

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  • Dedicated and Inspiring

    Our teachers are recruited for their ability to nurture lifelong learners and inspire excellence.

    Teacher and student at the British International School Washington

  • Your New Community

    We welcome you to our inclusive community. From day one you and your child will feel at home with us.

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  • Every Day is Different

    Your child will experience something new every day. Find out what's happening and connect with each other.

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  • Ask Anything

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

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What Makes Our International School Special?

At Washington's most international school, your child will be a uniquely valued member of our diverse community. We aim for your child to achieve more than they ever dreamed possible.

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Campaigns

  • UNICEF Kids Take Over

    Empowering global citizenship

    Kids around the world are coming together to help save children’s lives, fight for their rights, and help them fulfil 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.

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    Performing Arts With Juilliard

    Music can play a transformational role in children's education. The Juilliard-Nord Anglia Performing Arts Programme has been designed to give students a deep engagement with performing arts - promoting cultural literacy, creativity, critical thinking and collaboration.

  • MIT-Nord Anglia partnership

    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 programme that allows your child to develop transferable skills needed for the 21st century.

  • Seven secrets to success: helping your child excel in school

    Personalized Learning

    Through personalized learning and cutting-edge curriculum, committed teachers provide instruction that develops and educates the whole child, both inside and outside the classroom.

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.

Key facts about our school

Languages Taught

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

Nationalities

60+

Nationalities

Languages of Instruction

  • English

Curriculum

Maximum Students

700

School Type

Day school

Age Range

2 - 18

Facilities Highlights

  • City Location
  • Early Years
  • Keyboard
  • Tablets
Student to Teacher Ratio

10:1

Average Class Size

14

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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News & Events Calendar

Monday 09 December

JV Boys Basketball Game vs Chelsea

Monday 09 December

Varsity Girls Basketball vs Basis McLean

Tuesday 10 December

MS Boys Basketball vs French International School

Thursday 12 December

MS Boys Basketball vs Basis McLean

16 September 2019

BISW Hosts the Regional Juilliard Professional Development

The British International School of Washington hosted 34 delegates f...

Teachers and Juilliard instructors attend a PD opportunity at BISW
20 March 2019

The core of Education’s future

In the age of automation, developing strong values, a sense of purpo...

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18 March 2019

In tune with success

Students experience both artistic and personal breakthroughs at Nord...

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Our Location

BIS Washington

2001 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20007

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We realise how important it is to choose the right school for your child. No question is too small.