Currently there are no news items.

Admissions Forms

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Anne-Lee Gilder at 301.767.3807 or You have the option of downloading the forms on this page or to request an information packet to be sent to you by mail.


Admissions Forms for 2018/19

Admissions Forms 2018/19

> Tuition & Fee Schedule 2018/19
> Application for Admission - New Students
> Information on Add-On Programs

Please note the cut-off dates regarding child's age at the German International School Washington D.C.

Admissions Forms for 2017/18

Admissions Forms 2017/18

> Tuition & Fee Schedule 2017/2018
> Application for Admission - New Students
> Annual Membership Form (German School Society)

Please note the cut-off dates regarding child's age at the German School Washington D.C.


Afternoon Program (starting at 1:30pm - end time depends on grade level):

> Application Form Preschool: Afternoon Program (1:30 - 2:45pm) and Extended Care (3:00 - 4:45pm)

The afternoon program for grades SEL through 12 is included in tuition. Please view various course offerings of the afternoon progam for grades 1 through 12 for the 2015/16 school year. The courses that students will choose from for 2017/18 will be similar. If you choose to opt out of the afternoon program please complete and submit the following waiver to the Business Office by March 31, 2017. Students in grades SEL-4 receive a tuition rebate of $1,000 for opting out; students in grades 5-12 receive a tuition rebate of $500 for opting out.
> School Entry Level through grade 12: Afternoon Program Waiver (front)
> School Entry Level through grade 12: Afternoon Program Waiver (back) - Late Pick-Up Policy



> Order Form: Cafeteria Lunch Pass

School Bus

> Application Form: School Bus Service
> View current Bus Routes and Maps

Photo Release

> Photo Release Form


Leaving the School

> Student Withdrawal Form


Health Forms
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene conducts an annual inspection of our school's Health Room records. Students with incomplete vaccination records are not permitted in the classroom. Please support our School Nurse by supplying all required documents.


> Preschool through grade 12 (for all): Vaccine Requirements 2017/18

> Preschool through grade 12 (for all): Part 1: Immunization Certificate
> Preschool: Part 2: Health Form
> SEL through grade 12: Part 2: Health Form

If needed:
> Authorization to Administer Prescribed Medication
> Self-Carry / Self-Administration of Emergency Medication Authorization/Approval
> Anaphylaxis/Severe Allergy/Food Allergy – Individualized Health Care Plan

Exemption from Class

The following is the official approval process to be followed by parents and teachers.

Exemption from class in grades 5 through 12:

1. Parents submit a request for leave for their child well in advance of the date of the request, but no later than one week in advance of the planned absence.
2. Under exigent circumstances (sudden illness, death), the above-mentioned timelines may be reduced. 3. Home room teachers are authorized to grant leave requests of up to one day.
4. All requests in conjunction with regularly scheduled school vacation dates (e.g., leave requests for days off prior to or after school vacations or holidays such as Thanksgiving) or requests that exceed one day must be approved by the Head of School.
5. All requests are submitted in writing via the home room teacher and are either approved or denied.
6. The Head of School will provide written confirmation of approved or denied requests.
7. Parents will be notified promptly by hard copy or via email.
8. The original request will be routed via the home room teachers (information only) to the Business Office.
9. The Business Office will place the request in the appropriate student file.

Exemption from class at the Elementary School

1. Written request – minimum of one week before absence to ensure timely decision.
2. Forms are attached and also available on our DSW website.
3. Submission to class room teacher, who will comment on the application and assign appropriate school work to your child based on his/her absence.
3. Forwarding by homeroom teacher to Elementary School Principal.
4. Forwarding by Elementary School Principal to Principal for decision.
5. Information to parents/guardian.
6. Filing of request in student file.

> Request for temporary exemption from class at the Elementary School



The German International School Washington D.C. stays in touch with its alumni around the globe and is very proud of their achievements.

Are you an alum?


Founded in 1969 and run solely by parent volunteers, this group raises funds to benefit GISW. Learn more about the Friends