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|Language of instruction||English and German|
|Native English and German teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English and German)|
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|Native English and German speaking teachers||
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
|Use of technology in the classroom||
At EBGIS, students use technology in a purposeful and age-appropriate manner. At the elementary level, technology is used sparingly and always in a supervised group setting. In middle school, students receive instruction in safe and sane technology practices and use tablets or computers as needed for class work. By the sixth grade, students are expected to use laptop computers as a standard part of their learning. Middle school students are also issued a school email address and access through a personalized web portal for communication regarding school work and related school matters.
|External examinations or assessments available||
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)||
|School start time||
Preschool and Kindergarten: 8:45
|School finish time||
|Supervised care before/after school||
For Preschool and Kindergarten, EBGIS offers a Full-Day Program providing an after-school care option daily until 18:00 at an additional cost.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Gardening, cooking, band, drama, woodworking, Lego construction, programming, soccer, martial arts
|Sports facilities at the school||
Play space, athletic fields
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
East Bay German International School is a dual-language immersion school offering Early Childhood, Elementary and Middle School programs. EBGIS' integrated curriculum combines bilingual German and English instruction with project-based learning and a cross-cultural experience. EBGIS offers exceptional academics, a diverse international perspective, and a vibrant community of students, parents and teachers.
|Teaching approach of the school||
EBGIS empowers its students to become creative and critical world citizens. EBGIS' exceptional dual-language program equips students with outstanding academic skills and proficiency in both German and English. Multicultural and diverse school community fosters collaboration among students, families, and teachers, nurturing social-emotional skills, cultural understanding, and democratic values.