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… read more
Book Donation from the ZfA


As in prior years, GISC again received books for elementary school students from the Central Agency for Schools Abroad (… read more
Aqua Agents at GISC

We are excited to announce that German International School Chicago 3rd and 4th graders are participating in the project “Aqua-Agenten read more
GISC students enjoy learning in a variety of ways, using hands-on materials.

At GISC, teaching teams are formed to represent strength in various subject areas, i.e., Language Arts in German and English,… read more
Great teachers, aides, and classrooms make for wonderful experiences.

The Preschool/Kindergarten classes are multi-age groups of 3- to 5-year olds. Each class is staffed by a head-teacher and one… read more
GISC students enjoy field trips as well as special presentations by distinguished visitors.

GISC students haven taken field trips to the Field Museum, the Lincoln Park Zoo, the Grimm Fairy Tale World special… read more
We learn to be responsible global citizens

German International School Chicago (GISC) is an independent, not-for-profit, dual-language school with the curriculum mainly taught in German and with… 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… read more
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… read more
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 read more