We are currently accepting applications for

-the 2020/21 school year for Kindergarten through  Grade 8. Please note: Only a few spots remain.


The enrollment period begins in October for the upcoming school year. Families may apply throughout the school year based on availability.

Visit the school virtually for an open house the spring. Learn more about the Virtual Open House here.

Complete our GSB Admission Application Form online any time. Please include a photo of your child, the birth certificate, evaluations/report cards of prior schools and the application fee of $200. Deadline for our first enrollment round is December 1st.

Schedule an interview with the child and parent(s)/guardian(s) and our school founder & educational consultant Ms Muriel Plag.  Application has to be at the school two days prior to the interview. Please sign up  for an interview online
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Acceptance letters from school are sent out  to our siblings and partner families end of November and other families by mid-December. To reserve a spot families have to sign the school contract and pay the first installment (first come first serve). Required documents listed on the application form are due by May 31st



The German School Brooklyn welcomes students from all cultural and ethnic backgrounds regardless of nationality, race, religion or gender.

Admissions preferences:

1. Current students
2. Siblings of current students
3. Students of partner schools
4. All other students

New students are admitted on the basis of previous academic records and references, as well as a personal interview. New students are selected by the school management team.
Strong knowledge of the German or English language is required for all children who enroll in Kindergarten. Basic knowledge in the second language is advantageous.
Children entering Grade 1 and up must have strong knowledge of German or English and good knowledge in the second language.
Birthday requirements for Kindergarten: 5 years old by September 30. Birthdays which fall between September 30 and December 31st can enter Kindergarten if they are academically and socially ready.

Sonja Einoedter
Director of Admissions
929 405 9870