Students entering BAKS+ classes are expected to understand and speak German—and for older students, read and write German—at an age-appropriate level. Parents of potential new students should contact our directors at if they have questions about whether BAKS+ is likely to be a good fit for their child, in terms of language level.

2018–2019 school year

The 2018–2019 school year runs September 4, 2018 to June 7, 2019. BAKS+ welcomes new students throughout the school year, space allowing. Please download the enrollment application form for additional information about our program. If you are enrolling your child mid-year or if you have any questions regarding enrollment please email us.

2019–2020 school year

The enrollment application form for the 2019–2020 school year will available starting May 5, 2019. Priority enrollment for returning students and Kinderstube Füchse will end on May 17, 2019, after which all applications will be considered in the order received.

Starting May 5, 2019, please download and fill out the enrollment application form and sign and return the form to Bay Area Kinderstube, Attn. BAKS Plus, 842 Key Route Blvd, Albany, CA 94706. Please don't forget to include a check for the required fees, payable to Bay Area Kinderstube.


Tuition for full-year classes for 2018–2019 is $1,062 for Monday classes and $1,188 for classes that meet on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday. There is also a yearly enrollment fee (for administration; $20 until June 11, $40 after June 11) and materials fee (for textbooks and other instructional materials; $60). There is a one-time deposit for new students of $120. A detailed fee schedule is listed in the enrollment application.