Academics at BFS

At BFS, we embrace diversity and strive for excellence.  Our academic program prepares all students for the next grade level’s challenges and for success in university and life. As an inclusive school community, we support all students to meet academic expectations.

Early Childhood

Our young learners embark on an educational journey guided by the Reggio Emilio Approach, in a purpose-built environment that fosters exploration and curiosity through guided play.


Prioritizing holistic development, our elementary years learning journey blends American standards, our SHARK values, and rigorous educational standards, while fostering social-emotional growth.

Middle & High School

In our middle and high school levels, we emphasize cultivating a nurturing and encouraging atmosphere while upholding rigorous educational standards. We focus on equipping students for the challenges of college and life that lie beyond secondary education.

Student Support

BFS offers comprehensive support including counseling, learning assistance, language support, and other initiatives. Through a blend of our individualized Student Success Team Plans, social-emotional learning programs, peer support groups, and child safeguarding protocols—we provide a holistic well-being whole child approach to students.

College Counseling

Our extensive college counseling support provides students with the essential tools to prepare students and their families for successful entry into some of the most competitive universities around the world.

Student Life

We strive to provide our student body with a balanced program of athletics, clubs, arts, and extracurricular activities, empowering them to explore their interests alongside their academic pursuits.

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