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Welcome to GISNY

Expand your child's world!

At German International School New York (GISNY), an independent, bilingual Pre-K through Grade 12 college preparatory school, locals and expats alike build a remarkable foundation for wherever the future takes them.

The only school in the tri-state area where graduates earn the New York State High School Diploma and the German International Abitur, GISNY unlocks student potential through immersive, academically challenging curricula and nature-based programming. 

The focus on STEM, language immersion, cultural exposure, and rigorous yet innovative academics has provided GISNY graduates with exceptional college choices and worldwide connections since 1980. 

Students arriving at the school

We invite your family to become part of the GISNY experience!

The GISNY Difference

German-inspired and internationally minded, GISNY motivates students to experiment, collaborate, create, and think critically as they build their bilingual foundation. Our distinctive educational approach is focused on:


For over 40 years we have been challenging and empowering our students to grow into socially and environmentally aware global citizens.

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The administration, faculty, staff, and trustees at GISNY are deeply committed to supporting the success and well-being of every student.

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