German School Brooklyn

GSB is dedicated to making bilingual education attainable to all Brooklyn Families.
GSB enrolls students without prior knowledge of German.  We currently offer education for Lower (K-5) and Middle School (6-8).
High School is in development and set to open in 2021 at the new GSB school building, located at 116 Rogers Avenue in Crown Heights.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$28,500
Admissions DirectorAmelie Goldman

School Notes

  • The GSB Curriculum
  • We follow a Mixed Academic Model (50/50), taking the best practices from both German and American approaches. This hybrid approach focuses on independence, exploration, reasoning and creative problem-solving in the classroom. We build our entire approach with the goal of instilling a lifelong passion and aptitude for learning within every child. GSB accepts non-German speakers and German speakers with no German reading and writing proficiency up to 6th grade. If applying at the 3rd grade level or higher, students must be performing very well academically at their current school in order to be accepted to GSB. Part of the admissions process is a review of current report cards and an interview with a member of our school management team.

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Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to German School Brooklyn is Bnos Margulia Viznitz (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Co-op School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Brooklyn Waldorf School (0.2 miles away)
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The average private school tuition in Brooklyn, NY is $17,026 for elementary schools and $23,824 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Brooklyn, NY is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).