German International School Chicago

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: School with Special Program Emphasis
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 170 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $17,430
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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German International School Chicago ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
2007
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
170 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
German International School Chicago Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
44%
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Admissions Director
Nathalie Kohlhaas (Preschool) & Danica Polanski (Grades K-8)

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

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

School Notes

  • 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 6.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does German International School Chicago cost?
German International School Chicago's tuition is approximately $17,430 for private students.
What schools are German International School Chicago often compared to?
German International School Chicagois often viewed alongside schools like Lycee Francais De Chicago by visitors of our site.
What sports does German International School Chicago offer?
German International School Chicago offers 5 interscholastic sports: Ballet, Dance, Indoor Soccer, Martial Arts and Soccer.
When is the application deadline for German International School Chicago?
The application deadline for German International School Chicago is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: School with Special Program Emphasis
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 170 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $17,430
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $10,546 for elementary schools and $18,028 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Chicago, IL is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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