Admissions Overview

With families coming to BIS-NY from NYC and all over the world it is our pleasure to support you and your family at every step. Please explore the information below and don't hesitate to be in touch; we're here to help.

Looking forward: Applying for September '21 and September '22

  • Limited places are still available for September '21 so we welcome you to call us or set up a visit here to check on availability and next steps.
  • For families looking for admission in September '22, applications are open here and we are happy to offer a virtual visit or video call at your convenience. Limited in-person visits are also possible as we know how tricky it can be to get the measure of a school from the website alone. 

Occasional places: In-year and rolling admissions

For more information about limited openings to join our in-person program this year, we welcome you to explore our re-opening measures and to book a virtual visit or video call at your convenience so you can get a sense for our vibrant and welcoming community.

Our team is here to provide flexibility and reassurance at every stage of our admissions process to give you the support you need as you look ahead, and we are available from 8am to 6pm daily via email, telephone or live chat here on the website.

The Application Process

Step 1: Apply Online  (check name of year group vs. grade name on drop-down chart below)

Step 2: Email a copy of your child's birth certificate or passport 

Step 3: Email supporting documents* 

*the documents required vary slightly by age group. The information below will tell you exactly which documents are needed for each year group. 

Questions about applications?

Upcoming Admissions Events

We know how important it is to get to know our school and will be hosting a series of events throughout the year designed to connect you to members of our team and share more information about life at BIS-NY. 

Please explore and RSVP to the events below, or register your interest for future events and recordings. 

The adventure begins! Forest School at BIS-NY

This year, as we reimagined our Early Years program, we have been particularly excited to introduce "Forest School'; a movement that is transforming early education with proven results. 

  • Early Years
Read More about The adventure begins! Forest School at BIS-NY
HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 1921-2021

As we take a moment to pay our respects to Prince Phillip we are delighted share that we have been accepted onto the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, joining the millions of young people who have participated in his remarkable legacy. 

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IGCSE Course Fair at BIS-NY

Join BIS-NY teachers, students and families for an informative drop in session, exploring subject choices at BIS-NY. 

  • Admissions
  • Events
  • Upper School
Read More about IGCSE Course Fair at BIS-NY

Apply now, decide later... 

 Our team and simple application process are here to provide flexibility and reassurance. 


Arrange a Video or Telephone call with our team, and explore our regular Admissions Events


Apply online & provide supporting documentation*.  


Once we have your completed application we endeavor to make a speedy decision, so you have your options as soon as possible.  


* Supporting documentation varies per age group. see full requirements in the left hand table. 

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BIS-NY is a school of knowledge and of principles. Classic themes are taught in a breathtakingly modern, relevant and dynamic way. My son is immersed and engaged far past the time the school day is done. He is thinking, not just learning.