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, with a new Monday night Adult Class which started in Torrance on February 26, 2018. New Adult classes coming soon. Stay tuned for more information!

Our Saturday Schools offer classes from 9 am to 12 pm at 13 different campuses throughout the Southland and Las Vegas, NV. 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.

Remember, always start at to support the German-American School Association Of Southern California (GASA)

Have a great summer and we'll see you in September!

First day of school will be September 15th.


Adult German Language Class in Torrance starting July 9th

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Thomas Mann House Inaugurated

On June 18th, 2018, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier officially inaugurated the Thomas Mann House in Pacific Palisades.

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To all of our 2017-2018 test participants. Within the school year, 195 of our students participated in national and international German language tests.

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Meet our new Mascot

On May 6th, 2018 during our Kinderfest at the Phoenix Club, we held a contest to name our new mascot. Christina K., a student of our Anaheim Hills school submitted the winning entry and received a hedgehog and $20 gift certificate as a prize. So today, we would very much like to introduce to you: ...

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Kinderfest 2018

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German Summer Camp in Encinitas

Weekdays from 9am – 1pm Beginner’s Camp: July 2-6, 2018 Advanced Camp: July 9-13, 2018 Camp forms 2018

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German Immersion Summer Camp 2018

June 23rd – June 28th Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center

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Feb. 25th, 2018: Fairytale Theater Workshop

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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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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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