OPENED: 2005

Twin CIties German Immersion charter school

Twin Cities German Immersion School

7 grants received for $ 299,494
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1031 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55103-1021

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Starting Serving Students in 2005 - 2006 (or Planned to Start)

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587 students in 2024
615 students in 2023
586 students in 2019
520 students in 2017
471 students in 2016


Grades: K-8

Special populations


Year Fee
University of St. Thomas
2017 $ 8,400



MDE Profile

MDE Report Card

May 3, 2023

Twin Cities German Immersion School, MN 2013 & 2019 Bond Rating Outlook Revised To Negative From Stable On DSC Violation

"The outlook revision reflects the deterioration in TCGIS's financial performance in fiscal 2022, which resulted in a debt service coverage violation," said S&P Global Ratings credit analyst Alexander Enriquez. While management has implemented a corrective action plan, another violation is expected in fiscal 2023. Management has developed a plan for fiscal 2024 and beyond that includes increasing class sizes, developing other revenue streams, and optimizing staffing.

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Kevin Anderson, Teri Alberico...
Monitor Saint Paul
February 11, 2019

German Immersion School expansion absent collaboration with community | Monitor Saint Paul

An expansion of choice would burden the surrounding neighborhood with consequences

The Warrendale neighborhood, nestled amongst the leafy trees on the southern edge of Como Park, represents many things to many people. For hundreds of us, it is home; it is family. It is an investment in property, a place to raise kids, and garner relationships with friends and neighbors

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Sarah Lahm
The Progressive
February 1, 2019

The Charter School Next Door

What happens when public education becomes a marketplace?

Charter schools, by design, are not neighborhood schools. They are program-driven alternatives that are first drawn out on paper and then approved by a state agency. Once they start attracting students, they can hunt for a building to work in, although a small percentage of charter schools exist only online.

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