Our Mission

Our purpose is to engage our diverse school community in the pursuit of educational excellence and success for all students

Perfect Location

Benjamin Franklin International School is located in Barcelona city, with easy access to public transportation and primary freeways coming in and out of the city.

International and American Academic Program

Strong, fully accredited academic program awarding three diplomas: American High School Diploma, International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma and the Spanish Bachillerato Certificate.

Teaching Approach

BFIS encourages and supports students to be curious, independent learners who pursue their passions and understand the beauty and power of learning.

Meaningful Curriculum

Students must be given the opportunities, instruction, guidance, and support to challenge themselves, find success through hard work and perseverance, reach for their individual potential, and joyfully pursue their dreams.

Developing Character

We support students in developing clear ethical principles, which will guide their actions and decision-making, because doing what is right requires honesty, integrity and courage.

Extensive After-School Program

Including visual and performing arts, sports, and team sports, and academic activities

A truly International American school in Barcelona 

BFIS offers a differentiated American curriculum from Nursery to Grade 10 and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program in Grades 11 and 12. We are a truly international school in Barcelona with a roughly one-third breakdown among US, International and Spanish families. Our diverse and engaged student body, faculty and parent community - now comprised of over 50 different nationalities and cultural heritages - is the heart and soul of our school. 

Our staff also comes from different countries and brings a rich diversity of knowledge and experience to the classroom, helping our students to appreciate and understand differences, as well as develop an open-minded perspective to create a more tolerant and respectful society. At BFIS, we embrace our diversity as a source of pride and strength and consider it an essential element of our identity.

Instruction at BFIS is entirely in English, with language courses offered in Spanish, Catalan and French.  Our graduates receive offers of acceptance from some of the most important colleges and universities worldwide. 

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Success for all students
"Our purpose is to engage our diverse school community in the pursuit of educational excellence and success for all students". At BFIS we are inspired to create an environment in which every student has the opportunity and support to discover their interests, pursue their passions, and develop the skills and knowledge they need to thrive. Our 100% rate in the rigorous IBDP is an evidence of how the entire school community live our mission.
Pass Rate
100%
Teacher:Student Ratio
6:1
Nationalities
+50
Come see for yourself

Come and visit us. Arrange a visit with our Admissions Department to know more about our school and take a tour through our campus. 

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