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 Northridge, San Diego 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 for different age groups during the school year and summer months.

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After the holidays, we're back at school Jan. 6th, 2018

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Feb. 25th, 2018: Fairytale Theater Workshop

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DSD I Exam – Test Dates Confirmed

The written test for the DSD I Language Exam will be administered on April 14th of 2018 and the oral on April 28th.

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Come Celebrate the Holidays with Us!

A number of our German Schools will be entertaining and celebrating Christmas at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim this coming Sunday, December 3rd.  (1340 S Sanderson Ave, Anaheim, CA 92806) Raise your voice in song with us, and ring in the holiday season with beautiful music, camaraderie, great food and of course beer! The festivities ...

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German-American Day 2017


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2017 Scholarship Awards

Congratulations to Temple City student Adrianna B. And South Bay student Sophia K., (shown with school director Jennifer Rieg), recipients of the 2017 Scholarships awarded by the Los Angeles Turners.

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Congratulations to our 2017 DSD I and DSD II Sprachdiplom Recipients

On Saturday, September 16th, 2017, our students received their certificates for passing the DSD I and DSD II German language exams.

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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!

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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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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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