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

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Thank you for your interest in GISSV.

We are delighted that you are visiting our website and invite you to take every opportunity to get to know the GISSV community.

We are here to help you through the admission process. This section of our website is designed to answer your questions and explain the steps in the process. After familiarizing yourself with how your family can join our community, please explore other areas of the website to discover more about our bilingual mission.

We pride ourselves in our truly international outlook and welcome families from all cultural and language backgrounds. We offer strong language learning support in both DaZ (German) and ESL (English).

If you have questions or would like to schedule a campus tour, please contact Michelle Bonau, Director of Admissions, at

We look forward to getting to know your family.

Mountain View Campus

San Francisco Campus

The German International School of Silicon Valley does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, marital status, age or disability in the administration of its hiring, educational policy, admissions, financial aid practices, or of its athletic and other school-administered programs.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the School’s non-discrimination policies, including its Title IX policy:

Name: Anja Friebe
Title: Director of HR
Office Address: 310 Easy Street, Mountain View, CA 94043
Phone: 650-254-0746

Name: Maria Nodal
Title: Secondary School Teacher
Office Address: 117 Diamond Street, San Francisco, CA 94114
Phone: 650-254-0748

For assistance related to Title IX or other civil rights laws, please contact OCR at or 800-421-3481, TDD 800-877-8339.