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Bangalore Schools > Bangalore International School

Bangalore International School, Bangalore

Address: Geddalahalli , Hennur Bagalur Road, Kothanur Post Bangalore

Locality: Kothnur (Find more Kothnur schools)

Phone: 080 2846 5060 080 2844 5852

Medium: 
IGCSE

English Medium

Overview

Bangalore International School, or American Community School as it was once called, was started in 1969. In the 60s and the 70s, although there were hundreds of American and Canadian families living in the city, there were no local schooling options that offered a North American curriculum and instruction style. The only available choice would have been boarding school. And luckily for us, this idea did not appeal to Eloise R. Bennett and her family, the founders of BIS. On contract through the University of Tennessee for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Bennett family moved to Bangalore for two years between 1969 and 1971. Finding no suitable schooling options, they decided to open their own, and so the American Community School was born, in a garage on Millers Road.

Management:
Since its inception BIS has remained a wholly parent owned school. Our Board of Trustees is comprised of five parents of students currently enrolled in the school and it is responsible for the governance of the school.

Class Strength:
25 per class

Infrastructure:
* Our compact, cozy little school is contained in a little over two acres of land which has two academic blocks and an administrative block. Also has a basketball court and sports ground. Within the academic block they have a well-equipped and ever expanding library and multimedia centre and biology and chemistry laboratories. Large space for fine arts and pottery. Students also learn swimming and tennis. The tuck shop is one of the favourite hangouts of the students.
* Hostel located off campus with a capacity of 24 students.

Details

  • 1 to XII grade
  • IGCSE Board
  • English Medium
  • Residential School
  • School provides transportation

Principal: Ms. Anu Monga

Year Established: 1900

Extra-curricular Activities:

* Swimming, tennis, music and art - occur during the timetabled day.
* Dance classes for all students as we find it a fun way to flex, exercise and teach rhythm.
* Tennis and other sports, music, film appreciation and theatre for Middle School

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Reviews:

A wonderful school ..my children are studing for the past two years..They are very happy.They enjoy going to school..Teachers and staff are extremely good..Very happy and Thanks to BIS.

- by Sreekala Thiru on Mar 19, 2013

Super School. My daughters are really happy with the school. They are now in High School following the IB curriculum and are extremely involved in the school life. Sports, Music, Drama, Debate Club and, of course, academics!

- by Pietro Valenti on Apr 25, 2014

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Sharon 07 Jan

I want to check if hostel facility is available for my two daughters

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Divyalakshmi 09/10/2015

Hostel fee structure?

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Divyalakshmi 09/10/2015

Can you please admit the child in the midlle?

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Manjula 01/11/2014

I want to join my child in BIS, does anyone know what the fee structure is for A-levels

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Mohammed 18/10/2014

Dear Sir /Mam
My son is studying in X CBSE school in Chennai , For XI I want join your school could please confirm the following
@ Hostel facilities
@ Preparation for IIT JEE Exams
@ When Need to approach your school before Xth Results or in Advance

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prasanna v 07/04/2014

Dear sir/madam
My son is 3yr old. I want to admit him to montessory. is the seats available for the yr 14-15. kindly inform me.
thank u

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suresh 23/01/2014

Admission for std 9th, present studying in germains school

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Pradip Kumar Roy 01/01/2014

Dear Sir/Madam,
I want to admit my son on 10th std. with boarding facility. At present he is studying in Lions English school. Silvassa, UT of Dadra Nagar Haveli. Pl give me the details as soon as possible.

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DR T GOVINDARAJ 14/10/2013

I WISH TO JOIN MY SON IN V STD , FROM ERODE

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Kiruthika 10/01/2013

I would like to know from which grade the residential facility starts. Kindly acknowledge for the same

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