Lebensmittelsammlung This word may be one of the longer ones in the German language, but the concept is one we are certainly familiar with – a food drive. It is a tradition at MGIS to hold a food drive in November, … [Continue Reading]

Food Drive 2014

Important 6th grade enrollment information

The admissions process for 5th grade students attending Milwaukee Public Schools’ elementary immersion or two-way bilingual programs to Milwaukee School of Languages has not changed. Students in these programs who wish to … [Continue Reading]


Specialist Schedules 2014-2015

Dear Parents and Guardians! Feel free to save and/or print out the schedules for the different Specialist Teachers. We are hoping to eliminate confusion regarding when your child has each teacher. Please click on the … [Continue Reading]

Specialist Schedules 2014-2015

School Supply Lists, Calendars and Bell Schedules

School Supply Lists Similar to last school year, the district has condensed all the different school supply lists into ONE list that our K-8 schools are asked to use. We did this to keep costs manageable for our families. … [Continue Reading]


Herzlich Willkommen!

Milwaukee German Immersion School is a 4-year old kindergarten through grade 5 elementary school founded by Milwaukee Public Schools in 1977.  We serve as a city-wide school to attract children from all parts of Milwaukee with our innovative total language immersion program.

M.G.I.S. provides English-speaking pupils the opportunity to learn German in a school where it is the primary language of instruction. Children receive reading instruction in English beginning in second grade. Honors include U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Children are accepted only in kindergarten and first grade. Contact the principal regarding applications for grades 2-5.

Recently, MGIS was chosen to be a partner school of the PASCH initiative.  PASCH stands for the “Schools: Partners for the Future” initiative. It is a global network of some 1500 schools that place a high value on German.


For more info about the PASCH initiative, please see here.