German International School New York

50 Partridge Road
White Plains, NY 10605-0106
Tel: (914)948-6513
Grades: PK - 12 | 402 students
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German International School New York (GIS) welcomes families of every background with an interest in German language and culture into our vibrant Pre-K through Grade 12 college prep day school in the heart of Westchester.   Since 1980, we have combined German and American curricula into our academically outstanding multilingual program, offering German, English, French, Spanish and Latin.  The strength of our academic program, which covers all of the major disciplines of the arts, math and sciences, and the depth of our international community nurture children’s natural capacity for languages and support their growth into inquisitive, open-minded and socially responsible global citizens.  At GIS, we strive to create an atmosphere marked by openness, trust and mutual respect witih the belief that happy students learn best.  Graduates earn a NY high school diploma and a German International Abitur/Baccalaureate and are accepted to competitive colleges and universities in the US, Canada and Europe.  We open a world of possibilities for your child.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1980

Student Body

Total Students 402 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 1%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade German International School New York Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 90%
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $19,025
Tuition Notes Pre-K: $15,500 K - 4: $19,025 5 - 12: $19,525
Admissions Director Dr. Simone Bruemmer

School Notes:

•  Children do not need to speak or understand German for admission to our Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten programs.  •  Applicants to our Lower School (grades 1 – 4) must demonstrate a basic understanding of German such that they are comfortable participating in classroom activities and homework assignments in German.  And while you do not need to speak German at home, those children who have opportunities to converse and read in German outside of school have an overall easier time achieving fluency and literacy.  •  Applicants to our Middle and Upper Schools must be fluent and literate in German.   •  English fluency is not required at any grade level. 

Profile last updated: 01/08/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Archbishop Stepinac High School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ridgeway Nursery School & Kindergarten (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Ridgeway Nursery School & Kindergarten (0.3 miles away)
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  • White Plains
    Ridgeway Nursery School & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-KG | 150 students
    0.3 miles
    465 Ridgeway
    White Plains, NY 10605
    (914)949-3134
    0.3PK-KG
    150
  • White Plains
    Archbishop Stepinac High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 557 students
    1 miles
    950 Mamaroneck Ave
    White Plains, NY 10605
    (914)946-4800
    19-12
    557
  • White Plains
    John A Coleman School
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 109 students
    1.1 miles
    317 North St
    White Plains, NY 10605
    (914)597-4055
    1.1PK
    109
  • White Plains
    Grades: KG-8 | 203 students
    1.1 miles
    888 Mamaroneck Ave
    White Plains, NY 10605
    (914)761-0124
    1.1KG-8
    203
  • Purchase
    Keio Academy Of New York
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 9-12 | 338 students
    1.2 miles
    3 College Rd
    Purchase, NY 10577
    (914)694-4825
    1.29-12
    338

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