Our spirit and roots in the community run deep.

Marching in the Von Steuben Parade was great fun for all.

German International School Chicago participates in the Annual Von Steuben Parade as well as many German community based events. We work hand in hand with the DANK Haus, Goethe Institute, and Lycee Francais for cross cultural support. Our staff, parents, and students bring many wonderful experiences together to make the school function better.

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Holiday events provide ways to connect with other families and the community.

German International School Chicago provides opportunities for students and families to participate in events outside of the school day. Our annual Laternenfest in November, Weihnachtsfeier in December, and Gala in … read more

Great safe play areas!

This is our outdoor courtyard play area. The children love it!

The outdoors is more than the playground or field on which children burn energy or release steam during recess, … read more

GISC’s curriculum is inquiry- and theme-based, grounded in Montessori methodology and guided by the demanding standards of the International Baccalaureate Program.

 

GISC’s curriculum encourages self-motivation and independence, develops self-confidence and promotes self-discovery. Students learn in a supportive and individualized learning environment that nurtures curiosity and creativity and fosters global awareness … read more