The Spear's Schools Index, created in partnership with Carfax Education, lists the very best private schools in the world. Categorised by region, it covers the world. The independent organisation has named BSB as one of the top 10 schools in the region "Rest of Europe".
After elaborating a complex ranked system, Carfax Education and Spear retained the best 100 private schools in the world. Based on many criteria, as academic result, preparation for university entry, reputation internationnally and many others have been taken into consideration. One Brussels School's is highlighted, The British School of Brussels. Melanie Warnes said " BSB has a 50-year strong track record of providing a progressive and holistic education with great exam results for students of all abilities; it is absolutely wonderful to have this recognised."