German - American International School

     Tel: (650)324-8617
        
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 297 students
Founded in 1988, GAIS remains committed to its mission to provide bilingual and academically challenging education in a supportive environment to children from all around the world.
From preschool through 8th grade, we immerse the students in the German language and international culture, as well as embrace the American culture and local school standards.
The German-American International School (GAIS) mission is to provide an outstanding international, bilingual education focused on inquiry-based learning with the goal to foster confident, creative and responsible learners and global thinkers.
We believe that children can reach their fullest potential if they are able to develop a positive self-image.
To further these goals, our school offers a learning environment that fosters the development of a creative and critical mind.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1988

Student Body

Total Students 297 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 13%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 70%

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $13,000
Tuition Notes See website

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Eastside College Preparatory School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lavengamalie Christian Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Roberts School (0.6 miles away)
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