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17 OVERALL RATINGS

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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Neutral (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Disagree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Neutral (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Disagree (1 response)
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Not enough (1 response)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Very ineffective (1 response)
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German International School Boston
Develops honesty: Neutral

Posted December 24, 2015
- a parent
The school is an experiment. Every new term there is something new. I can only say that it creates a lot of confusion on the kids. The children are forced to share classrooms with other classes creating friction and insecurities on the younger children. For example 3rd and 4rd graders are forced to share the same classroom. How are 3rd graders going to succeed in a room with older kids.

German International School Boston 3

Posted December 24, 2015
- a parent
The school has a poor English department. My kids are reading and speaking English very poorly. I had to transfer to the American system because they were not going to compete for good spots in the American universities.


German International School Boston
Grateful to: Parent

Posted December 24, 2015
- a parent
Some parents are very involved with the school and some other are not. I thank the ones that make an effort to get the school going.

German International School Boston
Teacher effectiveness: Very ineffective

Posted December 24, 2015
- a parent
The teachers are not properly trained. They just grab somebody that speaks German and they make him/her a teacher. I don't think it is right.

German International School Boston
Amount of homework: Not enough

Posted December 24, 2015
- a parent
Very confusing. The teachers never send you a weekly report on your child progress and preparation for test was confusing. I worked very close with my child on prepping for the tests. Their tests and quizzes went beyond of what was explained in the classroom. How can a child succeed if the test is not what has been taught?


German International School Boston
Develops grit: Disagree

Posted December 24, 2015
- a parent
This school plays favor to families that can afford paying the tuition. It is $16,000.00 plus other expenses. At the end it is about $20K. If you can pay that and are on time on your payment your child will get treated well. If you can't then be prepared for your child to be ignored.

German International School Boston
Develops respect: Strongly disagree

Posted December 24, 2015
- a parent
I don't agree with this. At one point children were stealing from other children, peeing on other children shoes. This is far away of developing respect among them.

German International School Boston
Develops empathy: Disagree

Posted December 24, 2015
- a parent
My child went through a bullying episode and it traumatic. The teacher were so slow to respond.


German International School Boston 5

Posted April 30, 2015
- a parent
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German International School Boston 5

Posted December 12, 2014
- a parent
Amazing! Great teachers, most are young enough to be very energetic and into their subject but have enough experience to be good. Speaking only for the upper school there is a lot of motivations among students and teachers and a lot of teamwork, great projects, engaging classes etc. It is the best school I know and especially the German, Math and History programs are unbeatable. There is a lot of science which can be overbearing but is a very valuable attribute to the students. The only thing there is to criticize is that the English program (in the upper school) is a joke, the teachers are very incapable and grading is completely off.

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German International School Boston
57 Holton Street, Boston, MA  02134
(617) 783-2600
Last modified German International School Boston is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
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