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CurriculumsIB, British, and International
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
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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 15 students / class
Maximum 22 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: $25,490
to: $35,300
Address: 161 W. 9th Street Chicago Illinois 60605, USA
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Number of students

700

Number of nationalities represented in the school

41

Most common nationality

British

Ratio of local students to international students

6-1

Max. number of students per class

22

Average number of students per class

15

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Spanish, German, Mandarin

Use of technology in the classroom

- interactive technology in all classrooms
- classroom computers and iPads for all students

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)

Yes

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Students are given a minimum of 3 days

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Shadow Day
Interview
School Transcripts
Teacher Evaluations

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Rolling Admissions

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, IGCSE

Results in these examinations

Average IB was 34.3

School bus service available

Yes, from Lincoln Park only

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

School start time

8:25

School finish time

3:40

Supervised care before/after school

Before-school care is available each school day from 7 a.m.

After-school care is from 3:40 - 6:30 p.m. every day (unless noted otherwise), and children have the opportunity to participate in different learning activities.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Sports
Educational Clubs that differ each term

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Sports facilities at the school

9,000-square-foot gymnasium
Fitness studio and weight room
Outdoor soccer field

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

With convenient access to family-friendly neighborhoods and renowned cultural landmarks, British International School Chicago South Loop school is the only private school in Chicago offering personalized education to students ages 3 to 18 under one roof. Our Highest Quality Learning approach combined with the finest teachers in the world raise the ambitions of every child through personalized instruction and international curriculum. At our school, students become inspired within a culture of international diversity and respect. The school day is an engaging combination of exciting and fun, and serious and focused, enabling students to Be Ambitious in and out of the classroom.

Teaching approach of the school

At British International School of Chicago, South Loop, we are committed to the academic achievement and personal development of every child. Our comprehensive, international curriculum ensures your child thrives in an atmosphere of mutual respect and appreciation of diverse opinions and cultures. Our personalized approach to learning engages and challenges students, empowering them to reach their highest potential.

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