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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.

    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.

    Build a plane launch

  • Ask Anything

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

    A girl raises hand  for questions

What Year Will My Child Be In?

Students are placed in year groups based on age. To determine your child's school age group, and to see year group equivalents from the UK and US school systems, please refer to the school age group chart.


Year Group Assignments for 2018-2019

Birth Date By: Age Year Group US Grade
31-Aug-16 2 Two Year Old Program Pre-School
31-Aug-15 3 Nursery Pre-School
31-Aug-14 4 Reception Pre-K
31-Aug-13 5 Year 1 Kindergarten
31-Aug-12 6 Year 2 Grade 1
31-Aug-11 7 Year 3 Grade 2
31-Aug-10 8 Year 4 Grade 3
31-Aug-09 9 Year 5 Grade 4
31-Aug-08 10 Year 6 Grade 5
31-Aug-07 11 Year 7 Grade 6
31-Aug-06 12 Year 8 Grade 7
31-Aug-05 13 Year 9 Grade 8
31-Aug-04 14 Year 10 Grade 9
31-Aug-03 15 Year 11 Grade 10
31-Aug-02 16 Year 12 Grade 11
31-Aug-01 17 Year 13 Grade 12