The Office of Overseas Schools is pleased to announce the addition of three new assisted schools to our roster of schools for 2021-2022. These schools will serve American families in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan; Dili, Timor-Leste; and London, United Kingdom.

These three schools join an elite group of 194 schools which are non-profit, non-religious, U.S. accredited, independent, private, co-ed establishments at posts across the world. Each post generally has only one assisted school, which are considered the gold standard in American education overseas.

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Get to Know the New Assisted Schools

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek International School

Bishkek International School (BIS) is a liberal, secular, nonprofit community school, founded in 2010 to provide excellent international education in a happy environment for both international and local families in Bishkek. BIS has 330 students from Pre-K through Grade 12 (from 2 to 18 years of age). Around 50% of students are Kyrgyz citizens, with international students representing over 30 countries worldwide.

Dili, Timor-Leste

QSI International School of Dili

QSI Dili opened its doors to the community in August of 2005 in order to provide high-quality education in English for children living in Dili. We strive to achieve this by creating a comfortable, engaging learning environment that includes the most up-to-date curriculum and resources available. Our educators are experienced and certified in their country of origin with notable credentials.

London, United Kingdom

ACS International School Egham

Founded in 1967, ACS International Schools serve the needs of global and local families across four campuses, three in the UK and one in Doha. ACS Egham is non-sectarian and co-educational and is where diversity, innovation, academic excellence and global awareness come together to deliver an exceptional school experience.  The school currently has 520 students aged four to 18 years, representing almost 60 nationalities.  The school year comprises two semesters from late August to mid-June.



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