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German School Manhattan is the first bilingual English-German lower school in the borough of Manhattan, which opened its doors in September 2018. GSM will grow one grade per year into a full K-5 program. The Tribeca location is well situated, surrounded by parks and playgrounds and easily accessible by the Chambers Street station (A,C, 2, 3) and City Hall station (R and W). Currently GSM is offering education for grades K-2.

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News & Events

We are getting excited for a new school year to begin on September 8th. Due to the ongoing pandemic, we have reduced our opening hours and GSM students will learn in their designated grade pods. Field trips and other extra curricular activities will be offered remotely only. Parents are staying updated through Edsby, the school's communication platform that can be accessed in the parent section of this website.

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GSM Rolling Admissions

I'm bilingual. What's your super power? GSM admits students without knowledge of the German language. You can apply for GSM year-round. Enroll for 2020/21 Kindergarten, 1st grade & 2nd grade now.

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GSM Reopening Plan 2020

We have submitted the GSM reopening plan to the Department of Health, as well as to the Department of State as mandated. GSM is planning to resume in-person learning on September 8th for grades K-2. Please find our reopening plan below and read it carefully. Contact us any time if you have questions.

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Summer Camp at GSM

Due to the global pandemic GSM couldn't offer summer camp this summer. After school and enrichment programs will remain suspended until the end of the first semester. Updated offerings will be posted here, so keep checking in. Do you think there is a particular after school class that is missing in Tribeca? Shoot us a line with your idea!
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COVID-19 Updates | GSM scheduled to reopen for in person learning

Updated on August 26th 2020

GSM is preparing to reopen for in-person learning for all grades K-2 on Tuesday, September 8th. The hours will be slightly reduced (day runs from 9AM-2PM). The young students will be phased in gradually. A remote option is available to families that are opting out from in-person learning, or have to temporarily quarantine. You can review GSM’s reopening plan (as submitted to the NY Department of Health, as well as the NY Department of State) here.

If you need to contact us, please email our office info@germanschoolmanhattan.org and we will get back to you.