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

Mountain View

Our campus in Mountain View is located adjacent to the beautiful Whisman Park, featuring sports fields, tennis courts, open space and a large playground. It serves grades preschool through high school and offers a Saturday School that is open to students of all ages.

Thank you for your interest in GISSV.

Contact Us!

GISSV Mountain View Campus

310 Easy Street
Mountain View, CA 94043
phone (650) 254 0748
fax (650) 254 0749

For admission inquiries, contact



  • Dual Immersion Program (German and English)
  • Morning and Full-Day Options offered for 3- to 5-year-olds
  • Flexible options between 7:30 am and 5:30 pm


  • Accreditation as “Deutsche Auslandsschule” and WASC-accredited High School Program
  • Multilingual curriculum: German and English starting in first grade; third foreign language (French or Spanish) starting in grade 6
  • Optional fourth language starting in grade 10
  • Graduating students earn the German International Abitur and obtain all of the required qualifications for the California High School Diploma
  • Small class sizes
  • Experienced, licensed, professional and international Faculty


  • Language Day once a week
  • Hands-on science for students in High School (grades 10-12)
  • Afternoon Club includes homework club, activities, enrichment classes play and quiet time from Monday to Friday until 5:00 pm (extended care until 5:30 pm available)


  • German language classes for all ages on Saturdays
  • Adult and corporate classes also on weekdays

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

We pride ourselves in our truly international outlook and welcome families from all cultural and language backgrounds. For children who enter our program with little or no knowledge of German or English, we offer strong language learning support in both DaZ and ESL.

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Tours & Open Houses

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

Private tours are available upon request throughout the year. Please contact Michelle Bonau, Director of Admissions at (650) 254 0748 or to set up an appointment.

Every year in the fall, we also offer a series of Open House and Open Classroom events where you have the opportunity to meet our teachers, parents and students and see our classrooms in action.

We look forward to meeting you!

Open House: Sat, Nov. 2, 10 am to 12 pm

Open Classrooms: Wed, Nov. 13, 9:30 am to 12 pm