A list of international schools in Frankfurt
School regulatory agency
Advice ranging from starting school to education rights.
›› Gutleutviertel, Stuttgarter Str. 18-24, Tel. 3 89 89 00
The city education office (Stadtschulamt).
›› Sachsenhausen, Seehof Str. 41, Tel. 21 23 38 91
Municipal bilingual schools
Grammar school with bilingual German/French lessons for children aged 11-12 and over. Officially recognized for its music courses.
›› Sachsenhausen, Holbein Str. 21-23, Tel. 3 38 40, www.carl-schurz-schule.de
Grammar school with bilingual German/Italian department. About 900 students and 83 teachers, 28 students per class on average, provides study groups in the afternoon.
›› Sachsenhausen, Schweizer Str. 87, Tel. 21 23 38 41, www.freiherr-vom-stein.de
Bilingual German/English department. International degrees, partner schools in the USA, England, France, Japan and Russia.
›› Westend-Süd, Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 22, Tel. 21 23 35 25, www.ggffm.de
Municipal primary school with bilingual German/Italian and German/Greek lessons. Native-speaking teachers in Turkish, Chinese and Greek. Starting with the third year of school, English is taught as the first foreign language.
›› Westend, Bremer Str. 25, Tel. 21 23 52 56, www.holzhausen.frankfurt.schule.hessen.de
Grammar school; bilingual German/French lessons. G8 classes, fullday education.
›› Praunheim, Kollwitz Str. 3, Tel. 21 23 94 79, www.liebigschule.de
State primary school with bilingual German/Italian department. Optional English lessons for pupils aged 8-9 and up to approximately 270 students.
›› Sachsenhausen, Lettigkautweg 8, Tel. 60 60 53 33, www.muehlbergschule.de
Municipal primary school and Europe-system school with bilingual German/French class; approximately 420 students, extensive range of music courses.
›› Sachsenhausen, Textor Str. 104, Tel. 21 23 52 55, www.textorschule.de
Grammar school with bilingual German-French department. Only grammar school in Frankfurt with the ABI-BAC diploma.
›› Eschersheim, Josephskirch Str. 9, Tel. 21 23 41 47, www.ziehenschule.de
Special school, state-certified private school, for pupils aged six to 16. Supported by the International Family Center.
›› Nordend, Eschenheimer Anlage 20a, Tel. 5 96 27 16, www.ifzweb.de
Anna Schmidt Schule
Certified private school that orients itself according to the Montessori educational theory. Children’s house, primary school and high school. Afternoon care and vacations. Branch is located in Nieder-Erlenbach with full-day classes for children aged 11-16.
›› Westend-Süd, Gärtnerweg 29, Tel. 9 55 00 50
›› Nieder-Erlenbach, Untere Burggasse 1, Tel. 061 01/4 23 16
Freie Waldorfschule Frankfurt
Open access school based on the Waldorf educational theory, with kindergarten and after-school day care center. About 900 students, all certificates up to and including Abitur school leaving certificate.
›› Dornbusch, Friedleben Str. 52, Tel. 95 30 60, www.waldorfschule-frankfurt.de
State-certified primary and grammar school, with support options and help with homework. Early foreign language: English.
›› Nordend, Hamman Str. 9, Tel. 9 55 12 90
accadis International School
All-day bilingual immersion school with lessons in English and German. Preschool for children two years and older and since 2006 also an elementary school. An international grammar school has been developed since the 2010/2011 school year, offering a German, bilingual and English education leading to the International Baccalaureate or German G8 Abitur. Founded in 1980, accadis Bildung GmbH also runs a college offering international business programs next door to the International School.
›› 61352 Bad Homburg, Norsk-Data Str. 4, Tel. 0 61 72/98 41 41, http://school.accadis.com
Bilingual Primary School Königstein
Starting with the 2008/09 school year, primary school students are taught in two languages. Classes are half in German and half in English. The school is also open to children without a bilingual background. Two teachers teach each class, with a maximum of 20 children. All-day care from 7.30 am to 5 pm is also offered. The state-specified curriculum is supplemented by additional subjects such as computer training, theater and a foreign language from the age of eight.
›› 61462 Königstein, Bischof-Kaller-Str. 1b, Tel. 0 61 74/9 98 75 00, www.kidscamp-koenigstein.de
Primary school opened in 2006, with trilingual education in German, English and Spanish according to the immersion method, i.e. native speakers in the day care center and the school speak only their language with the children. Full-day school with breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack; school uniform.
›› Westend-Süd, Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 44, Tel. 90 74 36 40, www.erasmus-schule.eu
Europäische Schule Frankfurt
Full-day school with kindergarten, primary and secondary departments, created for children of European Union employees, with a few places – subject to school fees – for “ineligible” students. Multilingual, multicultural and multi-denomination teaching in German, English, French and Italian. Certificate: European Baccalaureate.
›› Niederursel, Praunheimer Weg 126, Tel. 9 28 87 40, www.esffm.org
Fintosch Multilingual Primary-School
A new multilingual primary school with a school concept that unites the International Primary Curriculum with the Hessian education and upbringing program. Classes are in English and German and the joy of learning plays a central role. With its motto “Fintosch feels like family,” the school aims to give pupils a child-friendly and caring environment while promoting multicultural harmony. The building also houses an international kindergarten and a nursery.
›› Westend-Süd, Schumannstr. 4-6, www.fintosch.com
Frankfurt International School (FIS) – Campuses in Oberursel and Wiesbaden
The FIS, founded in 1961, has over 1,700 students from more than 50 countries, as well as nearly 300 faculty and staff from 28 nations, making it one of Europe’s oldest and largest international schools. It offers an English-language education for children age 3 to 18 following the curriculum of the International Baccalaureate Organisation including the IB Diploma Programme. At the campus in Wiesbaden, FIS operates a branch for children age 3 to grade 8.
›› FIS: 61440 Oberursel, An der Waldlust 15, Tel. 0 61 71/20 24-0
›› FIS Primary School: 61440 Oberursel, Alfred-Lechler-Str. 10, Tel. 0 61 71/20 24-5 00
›› Wiesbaden Campus: 65207 Wiesbaden, Rudolf-Dietz-Str. 14, Tel. 0 61 27/9 94 00
International Bilingual Montessori School (IBMS)
Bilingual (German/English) full-day school based on the Montessori educational theory, with play groups, kindergarten, introductory and junior school.
›› Westend-Süd, Westend Str. 45, Tel. 74 56 46, www.ibms-frankfurt.de
Internationale Schule Frankfurt-Rhein-Main (ISF)
Kindergarten, primary school and high school, with English as the main language. About 1,100 students from 50 countries. Indoor pool, sports stadium and soccer field provide a special incentive for top performance in sports. Certificates: IFS High School Diploma, U.S. Advanced Placement Exams, British AS/A-Level Exams, International Baccalaureate Diploma.
›› Sindlingen, Straße zur Internationalen Schule 33, Tel. 3 48 29 70, www.isf-net.de
Japanische Internationale Schule Frankfurt
State-approved supplementary school with teaching in Japanese according to the Japanese school system, German classes for ages six to 15. Full-time school with an open design.
›› Hausen, Langweiden Str. 8-12, Tel. 78 09 81, www.jis-ffm.de
Kinderzeit Gute Zeit
Opened in August 2009, this school uses the immersion learning method to teach in three languages. Lessons are taught in German and English and from the age of eight children experience a third language. The school initially opened as a primary school but is already planning to expand. Classes are limited to 13 pupils to ensure the best learning environment.
›› 65824 Schwalbach, Am Kronberger Hang 2a, Tel. 0 61 96/6 52 34 04, www.kinderzeit-gutezeit.de
King’s College Frankfurt
The English-speaking King’s College Frankfurt (opening August 2018) offers a solid British education in an international environment. Located about 20 km from Frankfurt city center, the school is designed for about 500 students from the ages of two to 18. Currently it offers lessons to pupils aged between two and 10. Lessons are taught in accordance with the English curriculum, and the children learn from practice-oriented experience and not just from textbooks.
›› 61381 Friedrichsdorf, Hugenottenstr. 119, Tel. 0162/194 01 32, www.kcfrankfurt.de
Lycée Français Victor Hugo
French school from primary school to the Abitur leaving certificate or Baccalaureate. Classes in German and French, with an emphasis on languages, 850 pupils, full-day schooling.
›› Praunheim, Gontard Str. 11, Tel. 7 47 49 80, www.lycee-francais-francfort.com
Metropolitan School Frankfurt
This international full-day primary school with a preschool opened in 2007. In 2010 it achieved the status of an IB World School and so is Frankfurt’s first school accredited to teach the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP). Over 300 pupils between the ages of 3 and 11 from 30 countries are taught in small classes and can also enjoy an extensive range of extra-curricular activities, including sport, art and music.
›› Rödelheim, Eschborner Land Str. 134-138, Tel. 96 86 40 50, www.m-school.de
Modern educational complex with a wide spectrum focusing on languages and intercultural exchange. The schools aim to develop social skills, an ability to learn methodically and personal skills. Day nursery to high school in Wiesbaden, bilingual primary school, secondary school and grammar school in Taunusstein, as well as bilingual secondary school in Rüsselsheim. The Obermayr International School, which opened in 2009, offers an extensive bilingual educational and school program from a crèche to a bilingual grammar school.
›› Verwaltung: 65189 Wiesbaden, Hohenstaufen Str. 7, Tel. 06 11/3 60 15 39-0
›› Campus Erbenheim: 65205 Wiesbaden, Berliner Str. 150, Tel. 06 11/36 07 30
›› 65232 Taunusstein-Neuhof, Auf dem kleinen Feld 15, Tel. 0 61 28/85 37 600
›› 65428 Rüsselsheim, Johann-Sebastian-Bach-Str. 63, Tel. 0 61 42/55 07 81-0
›› Obermayr International School, 65824 Schwalbach am Taunus, Am weißen Stein, Tel. 0 61 96/76 85 90 ›› www.europa-schule.de
The bilingual primary school and bilingual academic high school give English and German equal weight in lessons. Phorms provides small class sizes, individual development, along with a varied afternoon and holiday programme.
›› Phorms Frankfurt City Campus, Nordend-West, Fürstenberger Str. 3-9, Tel. 17 39 25 50, www.frankfurt.phorms.de
›› Phorms Taunus Campus, 61449 Steinbach/Taunus, Waldstr. 91, Tel. 0 61 71/2 06 02 70, www.frankfurt-taunus.phorms.de
Rhein-Main International Montessori School
Full-day school opened in 2004, based on the Montessori educational theory, consisting of day-care center, primary and high schools. Bilingual education in German and English where several grades are taught at once. Since the 2008/2009 school year, the twelfth grade (U.S.) / sixth form (UK) will be available for the first time.
›› 61381 Friedrichsdorf, Hugenotten Str. 119, Tel. 0 61 72/7 64 65 10, -11, www.rims-web.de
Strothoff International School
This English-language full day school south of Frankfurt opened in the 2009/10 school year. It has places for 600 students aged from three to 18. Teaching is based on the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) with the aim of passing the IB Diploma. The school buildings are equipped to the latest standards and have facilities such as a theater, libraries, media practice room and a gymnasium.
›› 63303 Dreieich, Rhein-Main Campus Dreieich Frankfurter Str. 160-166, Tel. 0 61 03/8 02 25 00, www.strothoff-international-school.de
Taunus International Montessori School (TIMS)
International private (pre)school for children from 18 months to 6 years old. Montessori educational theory, maximum of 17 students per group. Classes are in English. The school celebrated its 35th anniversary in the 2008/09 school year.
›› 61440 Oberursel, Zimmersmühlenweg 77, Tel. 0 61 71/9 13 30, www.tims-frankfurt.com