About Us

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Private Middle & High School in Menlo Park, CA

Founded in 1988, the German-American International School (GAIS) is an independent, private non-profit school, offering a program from preschool through high school. The preschool is German-immersion. The elementary school is German / English bilingual, the middle school has English and German tracks, and the high school program is an English-language IB program with language options.

The school’s philosophy is exemplified by the International Baccalaureate (IB) program adopted by the school. GAIS develops the imaginative mind, fosters creative, experimental learning and encourages hands-on discovery in a nurturing environment. GAIS inspires today’s students to become tomorrow’s global thinkers.