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School Closed Wednesday, February 20.
  • Authentically International

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

    Students coming to school in the morning

  • 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.

    IPC Curriculum- Walk in the woods

  • 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.

    excited students at the British International School of Washington

  • 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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Term Dates

Our families love the structure of our school calendar, unique in Washington. Our three, long terms – each with a mid-term break – provide more opportunities for off-peak travel, and our shorter summer breaks help students get back to the classroom sooner.

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Academic Calendar 2018-2019

Autumn Term Notes
August 21, 2018 Student Personal Success Plan Meetings - No Classes
August 22, 2018 First Day of Classes
September 3, 2018 Labor Day Holiday - No Classes
October 8-12, 2018 Half-Term Break - No Classes
November 1, 2018 Learning Review Day - No Classes
November 21-23, 2018 Thanksgiving Holiday - No Classes
December 21, 2018 Last Day of Term - Regular Class Schedule
December 24 - January 7, 2019 Term Break - No Classes
Winter Term Notes
January 8, 2019 First Day of Classes
January 21, 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - No Classes
February 18-22, 2019 Half-Term Break - No Classes
February 27, 2019 Learning Review Day - No Classes
April 5, 2019 Last Day of Term - Regular Class Schedule
April 8-19 Term Break - No Classes
Spring Term Notes
April 22, 2019 First Day of Classes
May 27-31, 2019 Half-Term Break - No Classes
June 28, 2019 Last Day of Classes - Regular Class Schedule
July 1, 2019 Summer Holiday Begins

Academic Calendar 2019-2020

Autumn Term Notes
August 27, 2019 Student Personal Success Plan Meetings - No Classes
August 28, 2019 First Day of Classes
September 2, 2019 Labor Day Holiday - No Classes
October 14-18, 2019 Half-Term Break - No Classes
November 1, 2019 Learning Review Day - No Classes
November 27-29, 2019 Thanksgiving Holiday - No Classes
December 22, 2019 Last Day of Term - Regular Class Schedule
December 23, 2018 - January 6, 2020 Term Break - No Classes
Winter Term Notes
January 7, 2020 First Day of Classes
January 20, 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - No Classes
February 17-21, 2020 Half Term Break - No Classes
February 27, 2020 Learning Review Day - No Classes
April 3, 2020 Last Day of Term - Regular Class Schedule 
April 6-17, 2020 Term Break - No Classes
Spring Term Notes
April 20, 2020 First Day of Classes
May 25-29, 2020 Half Term Break - No Classes
July 2, 2020 Last Day of Term - Regular Class Schedule
July 3, 2020 Summer Holiday Begins

 

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