The German American School (GSP) is a small, independent school dedicated to enriching the lives of students, parents and teachers through cross-cultural interaction.
GSP was established in 1995.
GSP educates students from Preschool through grade five and offers middle school through a partnership with the Gilkey International Middle School.
Total student enrollment: 164
Faculty: 20 full-time, 8 part-time
Student to teacher ratio: 8: 1
Average class size: 18
GSP awards financial assistance to approximately 17% of our students in Kindergarten through fifth grade.
GSP is a diverse, close-knit community representing over 27 different nationalities.
GSP has over 25 networked computers and full wireless Internet access throughout the school and a host of technology tools including smart boards, digital projectors, digital voice recorders, digital cameras, and video recorders.
Number of items in the school’s library: 14,000 (60% German, 40% English).
GSP students participate in choir, learn a musical instrument, perform in an annual play, and learn to play team sports.
GSP students arrive each day from as far east as Estacada and Clackamas and from as far west as Forest Grove.
Our school features state-of-the-art facilities, art and music classrooms, solar panel installation and solar lab, and a soccer field.
GSP is one of the 7 North American German Schools abroad (Boston, Montreal, New York, Portland, Silicon Valley, Toronto, and Washington DC).