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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 20 students / class
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: $22,900
to: $31,650
Address: 814 W. Eastman Street Chicago Illinois IL 60642 United States
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Number of students

600

Number of nationalities represented in the school

40

Most common nationality

American

Ratio of local students to international students

90% local, 10% expat

Average number of students per class

20

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, French, Chinese

Use of technology in the classroom

Interactive white boards in all classrooms, laptops, ipads, various robotics equipment

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Full Virtual School Experience offered for all ages

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Varies by age

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

In some year groups.

Entry evaluation for students

Students do a shadow day on campus or playgroup if applying to early years program.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We offer rolling admissions if space is available.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE and IB

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes but depends on the individual needs.

School start time

8:30

School finish time

15:30

Supervised care before/after school

Full-time students from Nursery to Year 6 can join before- and after-school care every day of the week. Before-school care starts at 7:00 a.m., and after school care ends at 6:30 p.m.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Basketball, rugby, soccer, sailing, fencing, skiing, table tennis, Taekwondo, tumbling, yoga, crossfit, multisport, cross country, ballet, tap, basketball, soccer, cheerleading, dance, choir, orchestra

School provided lunches

Yes

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes

Sports activities included

Basketball, swimming, tennis, soccer, badminton, gymnastics, floor hockey, net ball, rock climbing, taekwondo, dance and more

Sports facilities at the school

- 5,000-square-foot gymnasium
- dance studio
- rooftop playground
- indoor and outdoor physical development Area

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park is an international primary school ages 15 months -11 years old. BISC-LP is part of Nord Anglia Education group.

Teaching approach of the school

BISC-LP offers an international and individualized curriculum which enables our students to develop their character, global awareness and skills for the future in a diverse and dynamic learning environment.

By focusing on the individual learning styles, BISC-LP provides individualized learning in small classroom settings, differentiated instruction, and inspiring international experiences.

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