Dual language immersion Preschool & Lower School

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

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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GSM is returning to a full day in-person schedule & starting a pre-school!

Updated on July 16th 2021

Yes! GSM is starting it’s first Pre-K class this fall. Please join us for one of our upcoming virtual info sessions on August 12 & 19 at 10AM, sign up is easy! We are so happy to expand our program and come back to a full school day with after school programming!

Pandemic re-cap: GSM has been open for in-person learning for grades K-2 since the beginning of the school 20/21 year.

Camp is in session and the admissions office is open. Tours and after school activities for non-GSM students are bookable until 8/31.

We are looking forward to hearing from you.