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German Dual Language Immersion programs in the U.S.

 

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Alaska Rilke Schule: German School of Arts and Sciences
1846 E. 64th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99507
facebook.com/RilkeSchule
Tel.: (907) 742-0900
Contact: Christopher Barr, Principal, Barr_Christopher@asdk12.org
Type of German program: Immersion K-8
Rilke Schule is a K through 8 public charter school that provides an outstanding education focused on language, arts, and sciences, fostering creative expression through drama, arts, music, and sports -- through the medium of German language.
Interested in materials sharing with other German dual language programs? Yes
California Tivoli Rainbow Garden Preschool
3170 Stoner Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90066
facebook.com/Tivoli-Rainbow-Garden-Preschool
Tel.: (310) 301-9147
Contact: Ilka Sternberger, Director and head teacher, ilkayan@aol.com
Type of German program: Pre-school and kindergarten
The school offers a bilingual (German-English) children's program on the Westside of Los Angeles. The children are learning the German language while being immersed daily in a play-full rhythm and celebrations of seasonal festivals within the German culture.
Interested in materials sharing with other German dual language programs? Yes
Florida King of Kings Lutheran School
1101 N Wymore Road, Maitland, FL 32751
facebook.com/visitkok
Tel.: (407) 628-5696
Contact: Randy Cochran, Principal, randy.cochran@visitkok.com
Philip Warnecke, German teacher, philip.warnecke@visitkok.com
Type of German program: Partial immersion pre-school-8
All students receive a minimum of 30-45 minutes daily in the target language, German. All lessons are based on Bible stories attached with language proficiency skills and concepts. Students have additional opportunities outside of the classroom to practice their skills and learn more about German culture through the following: field trips, the FASG high school German competition, AATG National German Exam, family German funfest with Rollins College, Faschingsfest with the Paragon School, the German Christmas market at Rollins College, and a German Club.
Interested in materials sharing with other German dual language programs? Yes, particularly with other elementary programs
Minnesota Twin Cities German Immersion School
1031 Como Ave, St. Paul, MN 55103
facebook.com/TCGIS
Tel.: (651) 492-7106
Contact:    Ted Anderson, Executive Director, tanderson@tcgis.org
Mike Mullins, Director of Teaching and Learning, mmullins@tcgis.org
Tina Haarbusch, Director of Communications and Outreach, thaarbusch@tcgis.org
Beate Simon, German teacher, bsimon@tcgis.org
Type of German program: Immersion K-8
Twin Cities German Immersion School is a tuition free public charter school. Our full immersion program utilizes German as the language of instruction beginning in kindergarten. We opened in 2005 with two grades and will be expanding each year until we have reached a K-8 configuration.
Interested in materials sharing with other German dual language programs? Yes
New York P.S. 18 Edward Bush Magnet School for Leadership
101 Maujer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206
www.glp-brooklyn.com
facebook.com/GLP.Brooklyn
Tel.: (718) 387-3241
Contact:    Alison Alexander, Principal, Aalexan4@schools.nyc.gov
Type of German program: Immersion Pre-K/K (2017/2018), expansion into one additional grade per year. German is being taught three times per week during regular school hour in Social Studies.
Interested in materials sharing with other German dual language programs? Yes
South Carolina Deerfield Elementary School
638 Longs Pond Rd., Lexington, SC 29073
Tel.: (803) 821-5500
Contact: Janel Malone, Principal
Type of German program: Immersion K-5
Virginia Orange Hunt Elementary School
6820 Sydenstricker Rd., Springfield, VA 22152
facebook.com/OrangeHuntES/
Tel.: (703) 913-6800
Contact: Karen Tuttle, Principal, kmtuttle@fcps.edu
Annette Glaser, German teacher, asglaser@fcps.edu
Type of German program: Partial immersion 1-6
Orange Hunt Elementary School has a partial German Immersion Program for students in first through sixth grade. Students spend approximately half of each day learning math, science, and health in German. The other half of the day is spent learning social studies, language arts, and reading in English.
Interested in materials sharing with other German dual language programs? Yes
Wisconsin Milwaukee German Immersion School
3778 N. 82nd St., Milwaukee, WI 53222
Tel.: (414) 393-5600
Contact: Frank Lammers, Principal, lammerfx@milwaukee.k12.wi.us
Siggi Piwek, German teacher, piweks@milwaukee.k12.wi.us
Type of German program: Immersion preK-5
MGIS provides ca. 600 English-speaking students the opportunity to learn in a school where German is the primary language of instruction. Children receive reading instruction in English beginning in second grade. Milwaukee German Immersion is a PASCH school and has won countless honors throughout the years, including the prestigious Melba D. Woodruff Award from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages in 2014. 
Interested in materials sharing with other German dual language programs? Yes

Milwaukee School of Languages
8400 W. Burleigh St., Milwaukee, WI 53222
Tel.: (414) 393-5700
Contact: Yvette Martel, Principal, martelyd@milwaukee.k12.wi.us
Janelle Pfaller, German teacher, morganj@milwaukee.k12.wi.us
Type of German program: Immersion 6-12
MSL is a 6-12th grade language immersion school that offers French, German and Spanish. Students enter our school from one of the elementary immersion programs. The German program was started in 1982 and currently has 200 students. In 6th grade students have 4 hours, in 7th grade 3 hours, and in 8-12th grades 2 hours of German a day. MSL has been recognized as a PASCH school since 2010 and offers the DSD International Language Exam.
Interested in materials sharing with other German dual language programs? Yes