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 offered in our Encinitas, Northridge and Ventura schools.

Our Saturday Schools offer classes from 9 am to 12 pm at 13 different campuses throughout the Southland, Las Vegas, NV, and Tucson, AZ. 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 and online tutoring for different age groups during the school year and summer months.

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First Day of School - September 16th, 2017

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Monday Evening Prep Classes at Goethe ICS

This joint venture of the German American School Association and the Goethe International Charter School commences on September 11th, 2017. Classes offered are for A2, B1 and C1 test preparation and are held Mondays from 4:15 to 5:55 pm. Click Here to Enroll

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GRAND OPENING of our New Campus in SAN DIEGO!

                                                                                                       Enroll Today!     ...

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Scholarship Opportunity – New for the 2017/2018 School Year.

The German American School Association is pleased to announce that the Los Angeles Turners, Inc. Scholarship Fund is awarding 2 Scholarships, based on merit and financial need, for the 2017 – 2018 school year. This scholarship program is designed to assist children in their endeavor to learn German at one of our Saturday Schools. The ...

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2017 GABA International Summer Mixer – Irvine

GASA School Directors Susan Metzler (Anaheim Hills) and Zoi Gatzaki (Costa Mesa) connect with businesses at GABA’s International Summer Mixer in Irvine.   And pose with the lucky raffle winner of a $100.00 prize towards tuition for the 2017-2018 school year!

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GASA Summer Camp 2017

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Abschlussfeier der Northridge Schule

Am 13. Mai 2017 feierte die Deutsche Schule Northridge ihr traditionelles Abschiedsfest mit einem selbstgeschriebenem Stueck der Mittelstufe, eine Reise aus der Vergangenheit in die Neuzeit, sehr aufregend und toll gemacht. sowie die Kinder der Kindergartenklasse als fleissige Handwerker. Die Erwachsenenklasse trug ein lustiges Gedicht vor, und die Schueler der Oberstufe machten Deutschland alle Ehre, indem ...

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German Language Diploma holders honored at the Goethe Institut LA on September 10 – Congratulations to All

Last Saturday, September 10, was not only the first day of instruction for most GASA schools, but also the presentation of hard earned German Language Diplomas, graciously hosted by the Goethe Institut in Los Angeles. 36 students had passed the A2/B1 (DSD1) exam and 10 the B2/C1 (DSD2) this year.   18 of these students ...

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Sommer Camp 2016

GASA Sommer Camp 2016 Bericht

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Kinderfest 2016

Grüß Gott du schöner Maien da bist du wied’rum hier, tust Jung und Alt erfreuen, mit deiner Blumenzier … Wie jedes Jahr am “deutschen Staatsfeiertag” wurde im Phoenix Club am 1. Mai das traditionelle Kinder- und Maifest gefeiert.  Für die Mitglieder des deutschen Schulvereins (German American School Association), Los Angeles, war es ein willkommener Anlaß, ...

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Adult Classes

Currently we offer adult classes at our Encinitas, Northridge and Ventura schools. To learn more, contact our School Director at, or

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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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