German International School Chicago

Chicago, Ill.


1447 W. Montrose Ave.
Chicago, Ill.


German International School Chicago (GISC) is an independent, not-for-profit, dual-language German immersion school. GISC a Provisional Member of ISACS, is recognized as a DSD-School by the German ZfA (Central Agency for Schools Abroad), and is an official PASCH Partner School.

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.

Opened in 2009, GISC offers preschool (3- and 4-year olds), kindergarten, and grades 1-5 for the 2014-2015 school year. Before and after school care are available. As the school continues to grow and expand, grades will be added through 12th grade.

While the curriculum is taught mainly in German, GISC welcomes all families who are interested and committed to global learning. To learn more about GISC or to schedule a visit, please call 773-880-8812 or email [email protected].

Please contact GISC about rolling admissions and private tours.


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