East Bay German International School

The East Bay German International School (EBGIS) is a dual-language immersion school offering Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle School programs. We launched our high school program in the 2021/2022 school year, looking forward to our first graduating high school class in 2025. Our integrated curriculum combines bilingual German and English instruction with project-based learning and a cross-cultural experience. We offer exceptional academics, a diverse international perspective, and a vibrant community of students, parents, and teachers.No prior knowledge of German is needed to join our Preschool and Kindergarten programs. Students need not be fluent in German to join our Elementary and Middle Schools. Talk to us about individualized language support.
The EBGIS campus is located in Emeryville and offers a preschool through High School program.
The programs of EBGIS are created to meet the needs of families looking for a quality bilingual education.
EBGIS's pedagogical approach ensures that students are prepared for a smooth transition into the American and European educational systems.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-11
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-11
Year Founded
2018

Student Body

Total Students
n/a
Student Body Type
Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Average Class Size
15 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • The East Bay German International School (EBGIS) is a dual-language immersion school offering Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle School programs. We launched our high school program in the 2021/2022 school year, looking forward to our first graduating high school class in 2025. Our integrated curriculum combines bilingual German and English instruction with project-based learning and a cross-cultural experience.
  • We offer exceptional academics, a diverse international perspective, and a vibrant community of students, parents, and teachers.No prior knowledge of German is needed to join our Preschool and Kindergarten programs. Students need not be fluent in German to join our Elementary and Middle Schools. Talk to us about individualized language support.
  • The EBGIS campus is located in Emeryville and offers a preschool through High School program.The programs of EBGIS are created to meet the needs of families looking for a quality bilingual education.EBGIS's pedagogical approach ensures that students are prepared for a smooth transition into the American and European educational systems.
  • We empower our students to become creative and critical world citizens. Our exceptional dual-language program equips our students with outstanding academic skills and proficiency in both German and English. Our multicultural and diverse school community fosters collaboration among students, families, and teachers, nurturing social-emotional skills, cultural understanding, and democratic values.
  • Academic Excellence: Our highly qualified teachers implement a rigorous and developmentally appropriate curriculum, preparing students to continue their education at top-tier high schools and universities in the United States and abroad. Our small class sizes permit teachers to give individualized support to all our students and challenge them to realize their full potential.
  • Dual-Language Instruction: We use German and English as languages of instruction in all grades, supporting students in becoming bilingual and biliterate. Starting in sixth grade, students learn Spanish in addition to the two core languages.
  • Social Competence: Empathy, mutual trust and respect, democratic values, and responsible citizenship are fundamental to our day-to-day interactions, our organizational structure, and our curriculum. We support one another, work together to understand and resolve conflicts and encourage all members of the school community to stand up for their beliefs.
  • A Dynamic Learning Community: We model lifelong learning for our students by following best practices based on research in the areas of child development and pedagogy. Our school is a dynamic and flexible learning community - a lernende Schule - dedicated to preparing our students for success in a changing world.
  • Cultural Diversity: We cherish the cultural and linguistic diversity of our school community. We value the experience, skills, and knowledge of all our community members.
  • Well-Roundedness: We support each student`s social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development, helping all our students grow into independent and creative thinkers.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-11
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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