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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.

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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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Meal Service at BISW

BISW offers delicious, healthy, lunch service each day provided by Flik Independent School Dining.

  • BISW Private British International School of Washington in DC Great Kindergarten students enjoy lunch from Flik

BISW partnered with Flik Independent School Dining to provide delicious, healthy, and locally sourced meal service for students and staff.

Learn more about the daily menu and Flik at our school online at britishwashington.flikisdining.com. Vegetarian options are available daily. Nuts and Pork are never served as part of the school lunch offerings.

Meal Plans

Meal plans allow students to eat lunch every school day of the year or term for a flat price. Beginning with the 2020-21 school year the meal plan is included in tuition for all students in Pre-Nursery through Year 9.Each meal includes an entree, two sides, a dessert, and a drink.

Students in Years 10-13 may choose to puchase a meal plan for an annual fee of $1,452.48.

Students joining our school for the 2019-20 school year may purchase a meal plan. Please contact admissions for rates.

A la Carte Meals

Beginning in August 2020, if a student in Year 10-13 prefers to eat meals from our dining hall periodically, Flik offers a la carte pricing of combo meals (an entree, two sides, dessert, and a drink) or any portion of a combo meal. There are also a number of quick-service packaged items available for a la carte service.

Purchasing A la Carte service

Paying for a la carte food can be done in a variety of methods.

  • Cash, Check, or Credit Card at the register (checks should be made payable to Compass)
  • Using a declining balance of My School Bucks
My School Bucks

My School Bucks is a service that allows parents to add money to a child's school account to purchase additional food items from the dining hall, including a la carte items and snacks. Parents can create a My School Bucks account online, choose our school, add their children to their account using their name and date of birth, and add money to the account online via credit card. Parents can see a record of their child's purchases online. You can also add money to your child's My School Bucks account in-person, at the register, with cash or check.