Bilingual Education Reimagined.

German School Manhattan is an international independent Pre-School, Kindergarten & Lower School. GSM is the first bilingual English-German school in the borough of Manhattan and 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). GSM is currently enrolling grades Pre-K through 3rd grade. Students without prior knowledge of German language are encouraged to apply.

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News & Events

GSM has been open for in-person learning since Sept 8th 2020. Due to the ongoing pandemic, opening hours have been slightly reduced and students learn in dedicated grade pods. Please read up on educational highlights and other news in our blog posts on or news & events page.

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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 2021/222 Pre-K (4s) and Kindergarten - 3rd grade.

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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

GSM's summer camp schedule is now live!  GSM has partnered with Galli Theater and Deutsche Sprachschule to offer bilingual summer camps bookable in single- or multiple-week packages for July and August. Check out a wide variety of weekly themes that will appeal to young explorers ages 4-12! Registration is open to GSM and non-GSM students.
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GSM is now offering bilingual Preschool & Lower School education!

Updated on February 28th 2022

In-person Open House/info sessions have returned!

GSM is enrolling Preschool Students age 3 and up as well as Lower School Students grades K-4th.

Please join us for one of our upcoming info sessions if you’re interested in learning about our German immersion Preschool and dual immersion Lower School. We are currently offering grades PreK – 3rd and for the 22/23 school year we are extending to Preschool 3 year-olds all the way through 4th grade. Please go to our apply page to sign up for an info session or write us an email to request a call back!

We are looking forward to hearing from you.