Willkommen & Welcome
Thank you for your interest in German International School Boston — we’re excited to show you what makes our approach to bilingual education unique! We look forward to getting to know you and your child and to helping you determine whether GISB is the right choice for your family.
Marion Goodwin is our Director of Admission & Enrollment. She is German and has lived in the US for more than 20 years. Her background is in education management, and she also has experience in preschool and international exchange programming. She has been with GISB since 2014. Marion will be happy to answer questions, arrange a private school tour, set up a student visit, and assist during the admission & enrollment process. She can be reached at email@example.com or by phone (+1) 617-783-2600 x 12.
- Step 1 – Submit an inquiry form & schedule a tour.
- Step 2 – Complete the online application. There is a non-refundable $50 fee per application.
- Step 3 – Set up a “Schnuppertag,” or visit day, for your student.
Our School must follow Massachusetts regulations for certain health requirements. Please review the following school and state policies to ensure that your child is able to attend school. You will need to work with your pediatrician to complete forms carefully and completely. All forms can be found here.
While some grade levels fill in Round One, we continue to accept applications on a rolling basis depending on availability. For more information please contact Marion Goodwin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Admission Timeline for Returning Families
|Sibling Application||Financial Aid Application||Admission & Aid Notification||Enrollment Agreement & Deposit*|
|January 15, 2020||January 15, 2020||February 1, 2020||February 15, 2020|
Early Admission Cycle: New Preschool Families Only
|Application||Financial Aid Application**||Admission & Wait List Notification||Enrollment Agreement & Deposit*|
|January 15, 2020||NA||February 1, 2020||February 15, 2020|
Admission Timeline for New Families — Round One
|Application||Financial Aid Application||Admission & Aid Notification||Enrollment Agreement & Deposit*|
|February 1, 2020||February 1, 2020||March 1, 2020||March 15, 2020|
Space is limited and we cannot guarantee enrollment. Applications received after February 1 will be considered based on availability and are subject to the following schedule.
Admission Timeline for New Families — Round Two
|Application||Financial Aid Application***||Admission Notification||Enrollment Agreement & Deposit*|
|February 2 – March 15, 2020||NA||March 22, 2020||March, 31, 2020|
Admission Timeline for New Families — Round Three
|Application||Financial Aid Application**||Admission Notification||Enrollment Agreement & Deposit*|
|Rolling after March 15, 2020||NA||within two weeks||upon notification of acceptance|
* Enrollment Agreements and Deposits submitted after February 15 (returning students) or March 15 (new students) will be subject to a $200 administrative fee per student. Please note that spots cannot be held until both the Enrollment Agreement and Deposit have been received.
** Families that are applying for Financial Aid are recommended to apply during the regular admission cycle.
*** Financial Aid Applications only accepted if remaining dollars in financial aid budget.
German International School Boston seeks to assemble a diverse student body. We will not discriminate in either our admissions process or our education program on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation or national or ethnic origin.