The German-American School Association of Southern California, Inc. (GASA) is a non-profit, tax-exempt corporation, founded in 1954. GASA offers classroom-based German language programs to children ages 4 – 17 years in its Saturday Schools, ages 3 – 5 years in its Kinderland School. Parent & Me classes for children 1-3 years old are currently offered in Anaheim Hills. Saturday adult classes are offered in our Costa Mesa, Las Vegas, Northridge, San Diego, Temple City and Ventura schools, with Monday and Wednesday night Adult Classes in Torrance.

Our Saturday Schools offer classes from 9 am to 12 pm at 14 different campuses throughout the Southland with our newest campus opened in Temecula in 2018. The Kinderland School offers its program twice weekly from 9 am to 12 pm. Our school year coincides with the public school calendar.

GASA also offers online courses for different age groups during the school year and summer months, and after-school classes at various locations throughout the school year.

As a non-profit 501(c)(3), GASA relies heavily on and very much appreciates all donations, which allow us to provide more educational opportunities for our students.
Your gift is tax-deductible.

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The new school year begins September 14th

Wishing everyone a wonderful summer!


Special Summer Course in Torrance for Adults

Now 2 classes are available! Enrollment is ongoing for both our Monday and Wednesday night classes. Read more for additional information! Special Summer Course starting June 17th, 2019.

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German Immersion Acting Workshop

Join us for a unique opportunity to improve your German while immersing yourself in the world of acting.

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Kinderfest 2019

Thank you, Everyone, for attending the Kinder- and MaiFest at the Phoenix club earlier this month. We had a great time, sold a lot of books and had fun with our Raffle. Congratulations to all the winners! Below are a few photographic highlights of the day: All photos courtesy of Wilma D. Wilson.

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German Immersion Summer Camp 2019

June 16th – June 22nd Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center

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Fairytale Theater Workshop

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October 7th at Alpine Village


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German School Temecula

German School Temecula now open! Come join us!

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Congratulations to our 2018 DSD I and DSD II Sprachdiplom Recipients

This exceptional group of GASA students, out of the twenty three that passed the DSD I and DSD II language exams, accepted their certificates during a ceremony at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim on Sept. 15th, 2018.

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German American Heritage Day at Alpine Village

  Hector Mireles and Christina Lindhardt with GASA Kids performing “An der Nordseeküste” at the German-American Heritage Day at Alpine Village on September 9, 2018.

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Scholarship Opportunity – for the 2018/2019 School Year

The German American School Association is pleased to announce that again this year, the Los Angeles Turners, Inc. Scholarship Fund is awarding 2 Scholarships, based on merit and financial need, for the 2018 – 2019 school year. This scholarship program is designed to assist children at least 6 years or older in their endeavor to ...

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About Us

Multilingualism is the norm in most of the world and we believe that children who speak and write more than one language will be better prepared for life in the 21st century with its growing global economy. The best way to master another language is to start learning at an early age.

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