Tuition payment options for the 2021/2022 school year

  1. Mail in check to: 1728 Ocean Ave, #239, San Francisco, CA 94112 (no fee)
  2. Online PayPal payment (add 2.2% to your tuition payment) to calculate the total amount multiply your tuition by 1.022.
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To calculate your tuition see below:

Toddler is for Parent-Child Group
Kiga is for Kindergarten & Vorschule
Child is for classes higher than Vorschule

If the combination for your unique family situation is not on the schedule or if you have any other questions please contact Volker at

Tuition Overview

Registration Fee:

$50 per family (non-refundable)


$1,100/year – $550/semester


$1,380/year – $690/semester

Levels 1 and above:

$1,440/year – $720/semester


$1,310/year – $655/semester

For Parent-Child, Kindergarten and Levels 1 and above classes, the tuition includes books and material used in the classroom.
Payment mode: payment by check only, payable to: German School of San Francisco.


25% discount on tuition for a second family member.
50% discount on tuition for additional family members. The larger of the two discounts will be applied to the lowest tuition rate.

Payment Policy:

Tuition must be received by August 24th, 2021.
Tuition will be pro-rated if a student is enrolled after the third class session of the semester. No refunds of the tuition shall be granted after the second class of the semester.


We have a limited amount of scholarships available.  Recipients will be selected based on financial need. Please check with our Office Manager for more information.

Referral Bonus:

$100 for each new student referred provided enrollment is for a whole school year.

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