Bilingual Education Reimagined.

German-American School Manhattan is an international independent Preschool, Kindergarten & Elementary School. GSM is the first German-English dual immersion school in the borough of Manhattan. 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 Preschool starting at 3 years and Elementary School Grades K-5. Students without prior knowledge of German language are encouraged to apply.

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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. Admissions are open for the 24/25 school year (students age 3 through 5th grade).

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GSM's IB PYP Candidacy

GSM is a Candidate School* for the PYP. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that GSM believes is important for our students.   *Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Program me (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme, or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit

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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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Discover our two new locations on Warren Street, Tribeca NYC!

Come play with us in the GSM Preschool – the next Community Playdates are on May 9th & June 13th- Sign up here.

GSM is offering rolling admissions. For the next school year GSM is enrolling students starting at age 3 all the way up to 5th grade.

More information can be found on our apply page!

You can also write an email to to request a call back from our admissions team.

We look forward to hearing from you & bis bald!