German-American School of Palo Alto

The German-American School of Palo Alto has been offering full immersion German language and German language culture instruction since the 1960’s on the Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area for both youth (ages 5+) and adults at all language levels. Our program consists of 30 Saturday mornings in Menlo Park from 9am-12pm from September through May.  Enrollment is ongoing throughout the school year. 

Additionally, we also offer 1:1 tutoring online for those looking for a more individual approach or very specific needs.

We are a non-profit organization with a dedicated staff of native and near native speakers from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the USA, working together with our volunteer board members providing a wide variety of backgrounds.

Our program is recognized by  the German Federal Government and receives support from the German Central Agency from school abroad through our local Language Representative. In addition to our classes we offer a variety of German language exams from AATG National German Exam, AP German and the Deutsches Sprachdiplom Level 1 and 2.

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