German, Canadian curriculum
Ages 4 to 14

German International School Toronto

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CurriculumGerman, Canadian
Languages of instructionEnglish and German
Age RangeAges 4 to 14
Yearly fees (G7): C$13,700
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and German
Native English and German teachers
Extra languages (other than English and German)
Class sizes Average
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: C$13,700
Address: 980 Dufferin Street, Toronto, ON Canada M6H 4B4

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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.

Uniform required


Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

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

Limited support.

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

Physical education

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.