Frankfurt International School is pleased to announce a gradual reopening for all students in First Steps through Grade 11; our Grade 12 students are officially done with classes – congratulations, Seniors!
Grade 11 students returned to campus on 4 May.
During the week of 18 May, Grade 5, 9 and 10 students returned to the Oberursel Campus; Grade 6-8 students returned to the Wiesbaden Campus.
During the week of 25 May, Grades 4 and 8 will return to the Oberursel Campus; Grades 4 and 5 will return to the Wiesbaden Campus.
During the week of 2 June, First Steps through Grade 3 students will return to both campuses.
All grade-level returns to campus have specific criteria (for example, some grade levels are split in half and will attend class on campus every other day; other grade levels will come to campus for morning classes and other grades will come for afternoon classes). When not in class on campus, students will learn via the Distance Learning Plan (DLP).
Although our campuses remain closed to outside visitors, the admissions office remains available to answer your questions by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on the school's closure due to Covid-19, as well as links to resources and communications, click here.
The FIS Foundation was established in March 2016 as a foundation (Stiftung) under German Civil Law (Bürgerliches Recht) possessing legal capacity. It is located in Oberursel, An der Waldlust 15, as a not-for-profit organization. The main purpose of the Foundation is to promote the mission of the Frankfurt International School (FIS) e.V., which is a separate not-for-profit association that serves the educational needs of students age 3 through Grade 12.
The Foundation Board has engaged a professional investment firm, HQ Trust, to directly manage the endowment funds with a strategy to pursue investment vehicles that do not involve any undue risks but result in a steady income stream to help create new opportunities for future generations of FIS students.
The strategic objective is to grow the principal for the initial phase, after which time the first income distributions could be used. This is dependent on any changes that may occur in the financial sector. As other generous benefactors add to this endowment in years to come, it is sure to become a cornerstone of both financial stability and innovation for FIS.
FIS Foundation Board
The FIS Board of Trustees serves as the Supervisory Board of the FIS Foundation that elects the Foundation Executive Board, which represents the Foundation.
The FIS Foundation's Executive Board is made up of current parents and parent-alumni, pictured below. This group is charged with managing the Foundation with the intent of safeguarding the principal and eventually using income from investments to support the future needs and aspirations of the school. The work of the Foundation Executive Board is regularly reviewed by the FIS Board of Trustees.
FIS Foundation Board Members
An der Waldlust 15
Telefon +49 (0)6171 2024-0
Rechtsfähige Stiftung des bürgerlichen Rechts
Zuständige Aufsichtsbehörde: Regierungspräsidium Darmstadt
Vertretungsberechtigter Vorstand: Dr. Paul Fochtman, Vorsitzender, Dr. Constantin Loebus, Stv. Vorsitzender
Christian Boehringer, Dr. Ernest Boles, James Dilworth, Nicolai von Engelhardt, Detlev Siebrecht