National Teacher Appreciation Week

Teachers play a key role in student success and sometimes a simple “thanks” is all a teacher needs to feel valued.  Take the time to celebrate your child's teacher during 2015 PTA Teacher Appreciation Week May 4-8. How You … [Continue Reading]


How to Enroll Your Child

The new registration dates for 2015-2016 are February 2 - 20, 2015 for children new to K4, K5 and Grade 1.  Contact our office for further information. Phone: 414-393-5600 … [Continue Reading]

Registration 2015-16

New Math Textbooks

At the monthly PTA meeting in October, PTA president Richard Weeks and our principal Dr. Brugger celebrated the arrival of a set of new math textbooks.  Through the generous support from the German “Zentralstelle für das … [Continue Reading]


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

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.