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German International School Chicago

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CurriculumsIB and German
Languages of instructionEnglish and German
Age RangeAges 3 to 14
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Language of instruction English and German
Native English and German teachers
Extra languages (other than English and German)
Class sizes Average
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: $16,800
to: $16,800
Address: 1726 W Berteau Ave Chicago, IL 60613, USA

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Number of students

150

Number of nationalities represented in the school

40

Native English and German speaking teachers

Yes

Use of technology in the classroom

Smart boards, laptops, and iPads are as much part of GISC teaching and learning as books, paper, pencils, paint brushes, etc. As there is WiFi throughout the School, students work with GISC-owned iPads and laptops on specific projects.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

School bus service available

GISC offers a morning school bus service with convenient pick-up locations from Hyde Park, the South Loop, West side, North side, and the Northern suburbs.

School start time

8:30

School finish time

15:00

Supervised care before/after school

Before-school care is available upon request from 7:30 am – 8:00 am.

After-school care is offered from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Session 1: 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm; Session 2: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm).

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Chess, coding, ballet, soccer, yoga, Zumba, piano, violin, karate, art, clay creations, guitar, theater

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The German International School Chicago is a private, non-profit IB World School that provides students with a bilingual, international education from Preschool through Grade 8.

Teaching approach of the school

GISC’s curriculum is taught mainly in German with an intercultural approach drawing on the best of the German, American, and international education systems. GISC students work on transdisciplinary units with global perspectives within the framework of the International Baccalaureate.
GISC students – fluent in German and English – will become well-rounded, creative, and responsible global citizens.

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