German International School Of Silicon Valley

Tel: (650)254-0748
Grades: PK-12 | 386 students
GISSV is a private school offering a bilingual German-English educational program with classes from Preschool through 12th Grade. GISSV serves children of all nationalities in the San Francisco Bay Area and is accredited by the German goverment and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). GISSV has three campuses: the main campus in Mountain View offering Preschool to Grade 12, the Berkeley campus offering Preschool to Grade 8, and since 2011 also a K-8 campus in San Francisco.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 2000

Student Body

Total Students 386 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade German International School Of Silicon Valley Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
Advanced Courses Economics, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, French, German
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Michelle Bonau
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