German International School Chicago
Tel: (773) 857-3000
The German International School Chicago (GISC) is a private, non-profit IB World School that provides students with a bilingual, international education from Preschool through Grade 8.
|School Type||School with Special Program Emphasis|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)|
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-8|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Total Students||158 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 31%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||25 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||6:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$16,800|
|Admissions Director||Katharina Pohl|
|Total Sports Offered||5 sports|
|Sports||Ballet, Dance, Indoor Soccer, Martial Arts, SoccerBallet, Dance,|
Indoor Soccer, Martial Arts,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||15 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Chess, Coding, Homework Supervision
Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Cello, Guitar, Piano, Sculpturing, Theater, Viola, Violin, Vocal Coaching
Recreational Athletic Programs:
German Wheel (Rhönrad), Yoga, Zumba
- The German International School Chicago (GISC) is a private, non-profit IB World School that provides students with a bilingual, international education from Preschool through Grade 8.
- Low student-teacher ratios enable students to learn in a supportive and individualized environment that nurtures curiosity and creativity while fostering global awareness. GISC students fluent in German and English will become well-rounded, creative, and responsible global citizens.
- GISC welcomes students of all backgrounds and nationalities. The current student body represents 43 nationalities with over 30 languages spoken at home. GISC is a highly open-minded, diverse, and international learning institution with a strong sense of community.
- Non-German-speaking students are welcome to apply through Grade 2.
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Nearby Private Schools
The nearest high school to German International School Chicago is Ravenswood Baptist Christian School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is Chicago Montessori (0.1 miles away)
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Chicago Grades: PK-7 | 124 students
1713 W Cullom Ave
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 525-4358 0.1 PK-7
- Chicago Grades: K | 18 students
1733 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 665-4405 0.3 K
- Chicago Grades: NS-PK | 39 students
1911 W Irving Park Road
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 281-0980 0.4 NS-PK
- Chicago Grades: PK-8 | 242 students
2017 W Montrose Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 327-3144 0.5 PK-8
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