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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.

    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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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

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.

Latest News and Events

News & Events Calendar

Friday 28 June

Last Day of School

Monday 26 August

Learning Review Day | No Classes

Tuesday 27 August

First Day of Classes

20 March 2019

The core of Education’s future

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

Core of education link
18 March 2019

In tune with success

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

student orchrestra
18 March 2019

Playing to learn

Focussing on play during a child’s early years education is a motiva...

kids playing
18 March 2019

Year 3 Competes in World Mania Competition

BISW Year 3 students race against the clock in a national word build...

Word Mania

Our location

BIS Washington

2001 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20007

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