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Open House February 12, 2012 2:00-4:00pm

German Track at the International School of Arizona

A group of parents, the International School of Arizona and the German Consulate in Phoenix are planning a German Track that will start in August 2012. Attached is an overview of the program as well as our poster. If you have the opportunity to hang up the poster, we can send you additional copies in an 11 x 17 format. We are very interested to not only have parents with a german background involved in the program but also americans and other nationalities. Therefore it is important to spread this information as much as possible.

We are looking for parents that are interested in actively working with us to realize this program. Contributions are also welcome. Please contact the International School of Arizona directly if you have any questions, would like to help within the program or would like to donate. You will be contacted by one of the group members. We are very thankful for any help, contributions, input and circulation of the information about the program.

The following events are scheduled within the next couple of weeks:

  • We are going to invite all to an official meeting for the German Track. This meeting is scheduled Mid/End February.
  • On January 29 the German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., Office for the Western United States has organized a special tour for kids during the exhibition "Das Haus - Innovations in Renewables and Energy Efficiency": tempe.dashaustour.com/international-school-of-arizona-tour-3pm/. Everybody can participate.
  • You are also welcome to visit the International School of Arizona during their Open House, February 12, 2pm - 4pm.

Start: August 2012
Planned Classes: 2-3 (2/3, 4/Kindergarten/1st Grade), minimum 10 children/class

Immersion:

  • Age 2‐3 (100% foreign language)
  • Age 4 (85% foreign language, 15% English)
  • Kindergarten (85% foreign language, 15% English
  • 1st Grade (75% foreign language, 25% English)

Staff: Native German speaking Teacher, German Teachers
Time: Full Time with Pre‐ and Afterschool Programs
Tuition for 5 Full Days (preliminary, final prices in February 2012):

  • Age 2‐4: $964/Month
  • Kindergarten: $1045/Month
  • 1st Grade: $1,088/Month
  • Before School and After School Care: $6/Hour
  • Tuition gets reduced with a Trimester and Annual Payment Plan
  • Discount for 2nd child 15%, Discount for 3rd and additional child 20%
  • 3 or 4 Full Days or 3 to 5 Mornings are offered at a lower price
  • The Goal is to reduce the tuition by at least 20% with Scholarship Funds from AZ Private School 
Tax Credit Program (only for Kindergarten and 1st Grade) and donations

Registration Fee:
1,000 (money back guarantee)

Location: 3 Possibilities:

  • In the building next to the current campus
  • On a new campus with Spanish and French
  • In a temporary building together with higher Grades Spanish and French

Funding: Tuition, Sponsors and Tax Incentives (for Kindergarten and 1st Grade) What we need:

  • Parents who are interested in the German Program for their Kids in the Age Group we are planning
  • Parents who would like to participate in building the German Track and are willing to engage with time in the committee
  • Sponsorships, Fund raising especially to equip the class rooms and make the first school year very successful through lowering the tuition


Support for the German Track:

German Consulate Phoenix & Federal Office of Administration (BVA) (Bundesverwaltungsamt)

9128 E. San Salvador Drive Scottsdale, AZ 85258 tel: 480 874 2326 www.isaz.org isa@isaz.org


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