German Schools in the Area

Find information here on schools offering German language instruction, including preschools and German Saturday schools, as well as a listing for a playgroup on the right.

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German American School Association (GASA)

GASA offers German language programs for children at Saturday Schools (ages 4 - 17) and Kinderland Schools (ages 3 - 5). Classes are held 9am - 12:00 noon, from September - May. Kinderland Schools offer twice-weekly morning/afternoon sessions. Adult conversational German available Saturday mornings at the Northridge campus, small group online classes, Parent & Me classes for ages 1-3 also available. Campuses in SoCal, Las Vegas and Tucson.


German Dual Immersion Program at Franklin Elementary School

Franklin Elementary offers a German dual immersion program through its Franklin Magnet Foreign Language Academy, part of the Glendale Unified School district. Students take all required California exams as well as high-level German exams. No previous knowledge of German is required.

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Goethe International Charter School (GICS)

Goethe International Charter School offers English-German immersion education following the International Baccalaureate curriculum. At present the school has classes from K-5th grade and will add classes as students advance. 

Kigala Preschool

Kigala Preschool (a Kids Garden of Languages)

Kigala is a multi-language preschool for children ages 2 up to entering first grade. Located in Santa Monica, it is the only preschool in the Santa Monica area currently offering German, Spanish and English immersion programs.

Tivoli Rainbow Garden Preschool

Tivoli Rainbow Garden Preschool & Playgroup

A play based, developmental nursery school, teaching the German culture and language through music, dance, stories, fingerplay and crafts according to the season. Age group is 2 ½ - 5 years old.
Additionally, Ilka Sternberger offers educational infant to baby Mommy & Me groups as well as Toddler playgroups in German.

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German School Campus in Newport Beach

German School Campus is a language school for students to master the German language or enhance their German language skills. Classes are offered to native and non-native speakers from 7 to 17 years old.  

Ute's Kinderschule

Ute’s Kinderschule (Preschool) in Irvine

Ute’s Kinderschule is a preschool for learning German through play for children 3 to 6 years old. The school employs the Rudolf Steiner philosophy to teach the whole child:  mind – body – soul in a secure, warm, happy and nurturing environment.

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Albert Einstein Academies in San Diego

Albert Einstein Academies is a tuition-free public charter school that offers foreign language learning with a German immersion and Spanish language program preparing students to thrive and serve in a dynamic global future.

German Pacific School San Diego

German Pacific School San Diego

The German Pacific School San Diego (GPSSD) is a German language school open to all students from 2 1/2 years old through adults. It offers classes for all levels on Saturday mornings, weekday afternoons and weeknights as well as field trips and camps.

Die Rasselbande Preschool

Die Rasselbande German Preschool in San Diego

The school is a non–profit German preschool licensed by the State of California and serves children ages two to five. The German immersion program includes age-appropriate and culturally diverse educational activities, including art, music and movement, dramatic play, science, pre-math, language, and literacy. 

German School Phoenix

German School Phoenix

German School Phoenix offers German language classes for adults (16 + ) and children (ages 5-6) at its Saturday School from September through June. Summer session and small group online classes are also available.

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International School of Arizona (ISA)

The school currently offers a German program on Saturdays.

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International School of Tucson

The International School of Tucson offers a full German language immersion program in the Preschool and in the Junior School.


German Schools

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German Language Consultant

PASCH - Partner School Initiative

The German Language Consultant for the Central Agency for Schools Abroad provides services in the field of German as a foreign language for teachers, students and parents and serves as the direct contact for German language schools.

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