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German School Manhattan is an international independent 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 K-3. 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 Kindergarten - 3rd grade now (few spots remaining in the current year for K-2nd grade, please inquire).

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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

Summer camps are finally back on! Starting in July GSM will offer bilingual summer camps bookable in single- or multiple-week packages. Check out a wide variety of weekly themes that will appeal to young explorers ages 4-12! All camps are being led by our own experienced teachers. Registration is open to GSM and non-GSM students.
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COVID-19 Updates | GSM open for in-person learning 5 days a week

Updated on March 25th 2021

GSM has been open for in-person learning for grades K-2 since the beginning of the school year on September 8th. The hours are slightly reduced (day runs from 9AM-2PM).

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.