Jenny Anderson of The New York Times wrote:

It <The British International School> is one of a small number of large for-profit schools that have opened recently or plan to open in New York City next year. While they are a speck on the city’s private-school landscape, for-profit schools are practically the only significant primary and secondary institutions to have started up in the last decade, and may represent the future of private-school growth.

Her article aptly summarizes the similarities and differences between for-profit and not-for-profit private schools, and the challenges that new Manhattan private schools face in convincing parents to send their children.