Details overview

Hours 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
School leader Paul Wiseman, OBE
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Multiculturalism / Global

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Theory
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Theory
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Photography
World languages taught French
Spanish

Support

11
Facilities
including: Playground
Facilities Music room
Library
Internet access
Gym
Computer lab
Cafeteria
Art room
Sports Fields
Playground
Science lab
Swimming pool
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
College preparation resources Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
SAT/ACT prep classes
College information sessions/fairs
College prep programs/courses during the year
Level of special education programming None
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 2 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 83% 67%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 6%
Black 7% 8%
Hispanic 3% 16%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Tennis
7
Boys Sports
including: Rugby
18
Clubs
including: Yoga club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Rugby
Sailing
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Rugby
Sailing
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Boys sports (misc.) Curling
Girls sports (misc.) Curling
Clubs Sewing / knitting club
Science club
Robotics club
Model UN
Math club
Game club
Foreign language and culture club
Debate
Community service
Cooking club
Chess club
Arts and crafts
Art club
Student council / government
Technology club
Woodshop
Yearbook
Yoga club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:30 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Present special topics during curricular units
Organize cultural events
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Assistant principal
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
French

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation
Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner MIT

Enrollment

Learn more Http://britishschoolofboston.org/admissions/
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 02/01/2014
Tuition range (low) $25000
Tuition range (high) $30000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012