German International School Chicago (GISC) is an independent, not-for-profit, dual-language German immersion school. GISC is a Candidate School for the PYP of the International Baccalaureate, a Provisional Member of ISACS and is an official PASCH Partner School as well as a recognized DSD-School (Deutsches Sprachdiplom/German Language Certificate) by the ZfA (Central Agency for Schools Abroad).
GISC's curriculum is taught mainly in German using a multi-cultural approach. The school welcomes students of all backgrounds and nationalities. Students learn in a supportive, individualized environment that nurtures curiosity and creativity and fosters global awareness.
Enhanced by low student-to-teacher ratios, GISC students intimately experience a wide variety of subjects, including Practical Life, Language Development, Reading and Writing, Mathematics, Geography, Biology, General Life Sciences, History, Music, Visual Arts, Performance Arts, and Sports. GISC students – fluent in German and English – will become well-rounded, responsible global citizens.
GISC offers preschool (3- and 4-year olds), kindergarten, and grades 1-5 for the school year 2015-16. Extracurricular programs and before and after school care are available. As the school continues to grow and expand, grades will be added through 12th grade.
To learn more about GISC or to schedule a visit, please call 773.880.8812 or email to [email protected]