San Mateo Nippon Gakuyen will continue to provide distance learning using Zoom through at least the end of December 2020.



Japanese language (writing, reading, speaking and comprehension) and culture

Students in grades K-12 **

(TK students will be placed on a waiting list and will be accepted if space is available)

Session: 1st Saturday after Labor Day in September to 1st Saturday of June
Day: Saturday mornings
Class Schedule: Students assigned to A-class:     8:20 am -10:10 am
Students assigned to B-class:   10:25 am -12:15 pm
  (Students are placed in either A or B class based on level and age group)
# of Classes: 16 classes ranging from beginning to advanced levels
# of Students/Class: up to 12 students in younger classes; up to 14 students in older classes


2020-21 Tuition & Fees

Application Fee: $60 (New Students only)
Tuition: $725 for full payment  (or $86/month x 9 months for installment payments)


San Mateo Nippon Gakuyen is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.


Family Info & Forms


Nondiscriminatory Policy

San Mateo Nippon Gakuyen admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin.