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  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
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  6. Sports
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British International School of Chicago is a highly rated, private school located in Chicago, IL. It has 506 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. Tuition is $31,720 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 100% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
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161 W. 9th Street
Chicago, IL 60605
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$31,720
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Academics

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28
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Diversity
C+
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Students
506
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Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
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17:1
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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Crime & Safety
    C-
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Cost of Living
    C+
  4. Good for Families
    B+
Area Feel
Urban
Median Household Income
$50,434
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$987
National
$949
Median Home Value
$225,200
National
$184,700
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The teachers were extremely supportive by always offering extra help and private, no-cost tutoring sessions for every student. The school never failed to organize amazing events such as dances, fairs, and fun/interactive activities for all students, I probably had one of the most amazing experiences of my life at British. The kids there are very sophisticated and the education was astounding. After graduating, I found myself multiple times using the tools my teachers taught me in middle school.
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I personally liked this school however it's very small. One of the biggest things is that teachers don't respond to bullying well. It also doesn't prepare you for college, as the teachers basically hold your hand and students have no independence. It also doesn't seem like its students get into very notable colleges for some reason. The building also looks like a children's hospital but it's fine.
Our son joined BISC for their N3 class. So far, we got nothing to say but great things about the school. They teachers and head of lower schools are awesome. They have a well balance curriculum between play and learn. Our son loves it and it super excited to go to school every day. Also, they huge roof top, basketball courts and soccer filed, makes a great place for kids to exercise and run.