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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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|Number of students||
|Native English and German speaking teachers||
|Language support for students not fluent in English and German||
Language support classes in English and German are included in tuition and take place before the first period in the morning.
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
|Do teachers assign homework to their students?||
Supervised homework time is scheduled in the afternoon, so that homework is completed by the time children are headed home.
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)||
|Students can join after academic year begins||
|Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation||
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
|School start time||
|School finish time||
Parents have the choice of picking up their children then or enrolling them in the afterschool program and picking them up when they finish work.
|Supervised care before/after school||
Extended care to 17:30.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Co-curriculars and Clubs are wildly popular. GIST recognizes and encourages the varied talents and interests of all of its students. GIST's clubs centre on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), plus fine arts, music, and athletics. Clubs have included the following: Lego Robotics, Arts, Piano, Softball, Coding, Needlepoint, Woodworking, French, Cooking, Chess, Drama, Star Wars Arts, and Martial Arts. New club offerings are posted for each new term.
|Sports activities included||
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
The German International School Toronto is a private, co-educational, German immersion school which provides students with a unique international perspective by combining the best of both the Canadian and German curricula.
The GIST offers an outstanding multi-lingual education in German, English and French. Students are confident language-users who write poems in French and participate in Canadian writing contests.
|Teaching approach of the school||
The GIST follows a state of the art school curriculum, which combines the accelerated and competency-based German curriculum and the highly respected Ontario Curriculum to a superior blend.