British School Of Boston

Quick Facts

International private school with programs from preschool to high school.


Boston, MA


Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Kindergarten, Pre-Kindergarten


Private School

Total Students

Tuition per Year


$17,500 - $30,800

Religious Affiliation




Student-Teacher Ratio

Hours per Schoolday



Days per School Year

School Website


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416 Pond St Boston, MA 02130



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The British International School of Boston (BISB), located in Jamaica Plain, is a private school with programs from preschool to high school. It is a diverse international school with students from America, the United Kingdom as well as many other countries. It offers a modern international curriculum approved both internationally and in the US.

The school is truly a global school, both from its curriculum and student population.  It offers an international curriculum that is approved locally as well as internationally and the student population is around 60 percent local, and 40 percent international. There are students from many countries including England, Spain, Russia, The Netherlands, Brazil, China and many more.

The school sees itself as offering an education that is distinctly different as follows:

  • A global approach with a global campus offering students a truly international education with many opportunities to connect with students all over the world as well as the ability to visit foreign countries.

  • Highest quality learning supported by small class sizes, collaborative, high-energy environment that promotes student-centered learning and instills a love of learning including learning of foreign languages.

  • A learning approach that is personalized to each student.

  • Preparation for an international future with a globally respected curriculum including the Cambridge IGCSE, and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.

  • A safe place to grow up in and learn making it possible to take small personal risks .

The school uses a House System popular in the UK, where students are members of a house group and work in collaboration with others to set and reach goals.

The school offers extensive extracurricular activities with over 30 clubs including robotics, choir, cooking, drama, film making, string groups, arts, chess, poetry and ballet.

Athletic offerings include over 17 sports inculding basketball, soccer, badminton, cross-country, golf, cricket, ping-pong, sailing, tennis, yoga and rowing.