Preschool-12 Bilingual Education in
Three Locations in the Bay Area

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See the GISSV senior orchestra perform at the German Consulate General in San Francisco.


The GISSV Berkeley campus community created a cheerful video that celebrates the Hillside campus and the musical and fashion styles throughout its 9-decade history.


Elementary through high school students had a fun-filled field day at the Mountain View campus.


Upcoming Events

Grove Park.... Five blocks east of San Pablo Park at the corner of Oregon and M.L.K. Streets

The GISSV Advantage

Bilingual Benefits

Immersion in a second language equips children not only with an amazing capacity for language acquisition, but also a deep understanding of and appreciation for other cultures.

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International Excellence

Our dual-immersion program combines the best of German and American curricula and prepares our students to be global citizens.

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Our Community

GISSV is a collaborative, diverse, ambitious and supportive community and offers a wide range of vibrant activities and events to our students, parents and faculty & staff members throughout the year.

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GISSV Open Houses and Open Classrooms Fall 2016

The best way to get to know us
is to visit us!

Mountain View Campus: Nov. 5 & 16
Berkeley Campus: Nov. 12 & 17
San Francisco Campus: Nov. 19 & 30