German International School Of Silicon Valley

Tel: (650)254-0748
Grades: PK - 12 | 386 students
The 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). The 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 Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 2000

Student Body

Total Students 386 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 18%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade German International School Of Silicon Valley Students 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
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Economics, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, French, German  
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Michelle Bonau

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mountain View Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Yew Chung International School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Little Rascals Child Care Centers (1.7 miles away)
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  • Mountain View Yew Chung International School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    310 Easy Street
    Mountain View , CA , 94043
    (650)903-0986
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0  mi  |  217  students  |  Gr.  NS-5
  • Mountain View
    St. Stephen Lutheran School
    (Other Lutheran)
    320 Moorpark Way
    Mountain View , CA , 94041
    (650)961-2071
    (Other Lutheran)
    1  mi  |  28  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Mountain View
    Western Montessori Day School
    Montessori School
    323 Moorpark Way
    Mountain View , CA , 94041
    (650)961-4131
    Montessori School
    1  mi  |  30  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Mountain View
    Mountain View Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    360 S Shoreline Blvd
    Mountain View , CA , 94041
    (650)967-2324
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1.1  mi  |  138  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Mountain View
    St. Joseph Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1120 Miramonte Ave
    Mountain View , CA , 94040
    (650)967-1839
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.5  mi  |  244  students  |  Gr.  K-9

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