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Programs

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
4
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
6
Languages
including: German
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
German
Italian
Latin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Foreign languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Internships
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

16
Facilities
including: Learning lab
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
SAT/ACT prep classes
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Extracurriculars

8
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
9
Boys Sports
including: Tennis
14
Clubs
including: Community service
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Gymnastics
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Gymnastics
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Cooking club
Community service
Debate
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Gardening
Homework help / Study buddy club
Math club
Model UN
Origami club
Science club
Woodshop
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Lion
School colors Navy and Red

Teachers

18
Staff
including: Computer specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
French
German
Italian
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops Yes
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.britishschoolofwashington.org/Admissions
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $12000
Tuition range (high) $25000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered No