The German International School Chicago (GISC) is a private, non-profit IB World School that provides students with a bilingual, international education from Preschool through Grade 8. Low student-teacher ratios enable students to learn in a supportive and individualized environment that nurtures curiosity and creativity while fostering global awareness. GISC students – fluent in German and English – will become well-rounded, creative, and responsible global citizens. GISC welcomes students of all backgrounds and nationalities. The current student body represents more than 40 different nationalities. GISC is a highly open-minded, diverse, and international learning institution with a strong sense of community. Non-German-speaking students are welcome to apply through Grade 2.