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 a Monday night Adult Class in Torrance.

Our Saturday Schools offer classes from 9 am to 12 pm at 14 different campuses throughout the Southland and Las Vegas, NV, with our newest campus opening in Temecula this September. 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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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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  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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2018 GABA International Summer Mixer & Business Showcase

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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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