German International School of Silicon Valley

Preschool in Mountain View, CA 94043

The GISSV has committed itself to ensuring students reach their full academic potential in a nurturing environment that fosters critical and imaginative thinking a passion for lifelong learning and an appreciation for cultural diversity.

We Provide Academic Excellence by

  • Putting forth a cross-curricular dual-language (German/English) program that leverages all modalities of knowledge acquisition (listening speaking reading writing and culture).
  • Providing differentiated learning opportunities allowing each student to thrive maximize achievement and develop a passion for lifelong learning.
  • Delivering one-on-one and small group learning interactions with student-teacher ratios averaging less than 15 to 1 at school and 10 to 1 in pre-school.
  • Implementing instructional approaches that guide students through knowledge discovery fostering creative and imaginative thinking.
  • Offering individualized learning plans so entering students quickly get on track.
  • Employing experimental project-based learning within and outside the classroom tapping the intellectual technological civic and entrepreneurial resources of Silicon Valley.
  • Leveraging culturally authentic materials throughout the curriculum.
  • Providing a teacher-assisted after school independent study/homework program.

We Deliver Liberal Arts Enrichment by

  • Offering extra-curricular activities inspiring students to develop personal interests and talents in sports the arts multimedia and languages.
  • Sports: Swimming Soccer Basketball Volleyball In-line Skating Tennis etc.
  • The arts: Drama Dance Ceramics Creative drawing etc.
  • Additional languages: French (from grade 6) Spanish (from grade 9)

We Build Global Community Stewardship by

  • Being a center of cross-cultural exchange for the broader German-speaking community in the San Francisco Bay Area with two locations in Mountain View and Berkeley.
  • Engendering the values of community service and environmental stewardship through active participation in community programs.
  • Networking with partner schools in North America Germany and Mexico.

Child Ages:
3 years - 5 years
Licenses & Accreditations:
California Department of Social Services: Community Care Licensing Division - WASC Accredited
Hours of Operation:
7:30am and 5:30pm

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