German International School Boston

Quick Facts

International school with German/English bilingual education programs from Preschool and Kindergarten to High School .

Location

Allston, MA

Grades

Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Kindergarten, Pre-Kindergarten, Preschool

Type

Private School

Total Students

Tuition per Year

218

$18,175 - $20,800

Average Financial Aid

Financial aid available

Religious Affiliation

Coeducation

No

Coed

Student-Teacher Ratio

Hours per Schoolday

6.37

6.5

Days per School Year

School Website

180

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Address

57 Holton St Allston, MA 02134

Phone

617-783-2600

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German International School is private school located in Boston,MA. The school serves students between the age of 3 to 12th grade and focuses on bilingual education in English and German with diplomas that are recognized internationally.


Overview
The school is a member of the worldwide network of international schools that are supported by the German government. It combines American and Massachusetts curriculum with a German and International curriculum, giving students the ability to continue studies in European or American universities. The school features a multicultural and bilingual education in both German and English.

School’s Mission Statement

  • Empowering Students for Success in a Global World

  • Create a secure, stimulating and differentiated learning environment.

  • Empower students to take responsibility for their own personal and academic growth.

  • Create a community in which teachers, parents, and students share responsibility for each other.


Academics
The school has strong academics that are balanced and tailored to each student’s needs. The curriculum combines a German curriculum (Thüringer Lehrplan) with elements of international, American, and Massachusetts educational curricula, so that students will have the choice to study at a European or American college.

Some of the characteristics of the curriculum are:

Multilingual - The school is a German/English bilingual school with instructions in both languages. French and Spanish classes are also available.

Multicultural - Students at the school come from various backgrounds and nationalities giving the school a truly international scope.

Dual-Degrees: The school prepares students for two diplomas, the Deutsche Internationale Abiturprüfung (DIAP) and the American High School diploma. With both diplomas, students are qualified to study at a German or American college.

Cross-Grade Teaching - Students are taught in cross-grade classes. This modern concept allows students with specific talents to be grouped with others students on the same level independent of exact grades. This puts the student at the center where teaching adjusts around his/her abilities. This is particularly important for an international school as students have varied educational, language and cultural backgrounds.

Teamwork - The school emphasizes teamwork to develop effective work methods and to foster social skills among students.

Interdisciplinary - The school strives for students to make connections between various subjects through interdisciplinary classes and joint problem-solving projects.

Hands-On: The school uses a multi-sensory hands-on approach.

Enrichment and Sports
A wide variety of afternoon enrichment classes are available, such as sports, Taewkondo, debate club, art, dance, choir, jazz band, as well as guitar, recorder, piano and voice lessons.