Who We Are

Graduates from the Boerum Hill School for International Studies take risks and develop innovative solutions that impact the world. Through the use of critical and creative thinking skills, students appreciate different cultures and respect the values and rights of people everywhere. BHS believes every child has the right to feel safe, welcomed and valued. We embrace and celebrate humanity’s diversity of race, ethnicity, language, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, dis/ability and size.


Foreign Languages

BHS is pleased to offer both Spanish and French language instruction. It is our mission to offer other languages in the future.

International Baccalaureate

The International Baccalaureate Program is a holistic approach to schooling that focuses on global engagement. The program offers participants a framework of mindsets, practices, and standards that drives the development of curriculum, instruction, and culture in every IB school around the world. Read more here.

Restorative Justice

Restorative Justice is a philosophy and an approach to discipline that moves away from punishment toward restoring a sense of harmony and well-being for all those affected by a hurtful act. It provides families, schools, and communities a way to ensure accountability while at the same time breaking the cycle of retribution and violence. Read more here.

Our Partnerships