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

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The home of our Berkeley campus, the landmark Hillside School, turned 90 this year, and we commemorated the anniversary with a weekend-long celebration!

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This year, we took our annual Science Day to a whole new level: all middle school students were invited to participate in one of four field trips to local science destinations.

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GISSV joined the 2016 Walk-and-Bike to School Day and many students, parents, teachers and staff members enthusiastically took part.

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Six GISSV students took off to Germany to spend three months at our partner school in Dresden.

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GISSV recently adopted a plan to become an "Eco-School", bringing our school a big step forward in fostering environmental consciousness and sustainability on campus.

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Jutta Richter, winner of the German Youth Literature Prize, visited GISSV Mountain View.

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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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