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BIS offers a challenging college-preparatory curriculum focused on developing a passion for truth, a commitment to excellence, and an appreciation for diversity. We understand the important role parents play in providing support in their child's education.  Our staff is committed to keeping parents informed of their student's progress and hold high expectations for parent involvement. We eagerly welcome families who are like-minded and seeking this type of educational experience for their children.  

Interested in joining our community here at Brasilia International School?  Applications are currently being accepted for the 2023-2024 school year. You will find all the information you need to apply in our "How to Apply" section below.  You may want to start your inquiry by scheduling a personal tour of our facility and meeting some staff members.  This can be arranged by contacting our Registrar at +55-61-98115-6767


How to Apply

Students interested in applying to BIS should complete an online application and submit the items listed below. Please use the following links to apply for admissions at Brasilia International School. It is a 2 step process.


An interview will be scheduled with the School Director and the Finance Director. Students may be asked to be present for the interview with the School Director. Students age five years old and older will be given a computer-based placement test (MAP Test) that includes a language assessment and mathematics assessment. Students may be asked to take an additional English language test for non-native speakers. The Admissions Team will review the test results along with the provided school records to confirm grade placement.


Documents listed below may be submitted via email to or brought to the school office.

Application Checklist:

  • Completed Online Enrollment Application

  • Interview with School Director

  • Interview with Finance Director (if desired)

  • Copy of student passport(s)

  • Copy of parent(s) passport(s)

  • Report Cards from most recent academic year and/or complete high school transcript

  • Copies of applicable testing and evaluation results (Standardized test results, MAP test scores, IEP reports, etc)

  • Copy of vaccination records

  • Digital picture of student

  • Completion of Entrance Testing

  • Application fee paid to the school office.


Payment of school fees are required to complete student enrollment.


Please review the following:

  • Students entering the ELC (Early Learning Center) program for the first time must be potty trained and at least three (3) years old by September 1st.

  • Students entering the Pre-K (Pre-Kindergarten) program must be four (4) years old by September 1st.

  • Students entering Kindergarten must be five (5) years old by September 1st.

  • The School Director and Admissions Team will make the final decision regarding all grade level placements.

  • The school resource person will review IEP/learning plans or 504 plans to verify the school's ability to meet the student's needs and oversee implementation of learning accommodations.

  • Our guidance counselor will work with students entering 9th – 12th grades to determine transfer credits that may apply towards graduation requirements. Grade placement will depend largely on transfer credits applied.

  • The BIS School Calendar follows the US System. Semester 1 runs August – December. Semester 2 runs January – June.

Brasilia International School offers educational opportunities without regard to ethnic or national origin, race, color, religion, sex, creed, age, or disability.

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