Your youngster have an interest in the Japanese language? Consider enrolling your child in the fun and immersive Japanese Language School, where they’ll learn hiragana, katakana, and practice reading, writing, and conversational speaking.

Find more information below, including curriculum, textbooks, costs, registration, schedule, and more. 


Basic Information

Ages: Students must be between 7 and 18 years old.

Curriculum: We teach reading, writing, and conversational Japanese.

When: We meet Saturday mornings from 9:30AM – 11:30 AM with recess.

Location: Classes are held at our historical buildings located at 1414 South Weller Street, Seattle, WA, in the west building. Street parking

Class Size: Classes are divided by the student’s age and language ability. There is a minimum age requirement for each class. Each class is limited to 15 students (12 students for Intro 1 level) and a minimum of 8 students.

Grading and Attendance: There will be homework.  Attendance and good citizenship are highly valued at the school.

Textbooks: Some of the textbooks used in each classroom are available as a separate purchase in the school office.

Registration: Registration begins approximately one month prior to the start of a session. 

Course Information

Introductory level

  • Hiragana/Katakana
  • Time
  • Vocabulary
  • Everyday Greetings
  • Shopping
  • Family
  • Counting
  • Direction
  • Environment
  • Telephone expressions
  • Transportation

Intermediate Level

  • Hiragana/Katakana
  • Verb conjugation
  • Grammar
  • Dictionary Usage
  • Sentence structure
  • Vocabulary
  • Compound Sentence
  • Some Kanji

2018 Second Semester Academic Schedule

Tuition Due: January 13

First Day of 2nd Semester: January 27

Scholarship Application Due: February 28

Financial Aid Application Due: March 31

Undokai (Sports Day): June 2

Last Day: June 9

No classes held on these dates: February 17 (Teachers In-Service), April 14 (Spring Break), May 26 (Memorial Day)

Register Now

Registration for 2017-2018 is currently closed for youth. If you need to make a payment for winter/spring semester, pay below.

Japanese Language School Youth Registration
from 425.00
Tuition Per Family:
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Refund Policy

 To withdraw from a class, you must make a written request to our office via email: or by mail.

Refunds for Youth Classes will be issued per the schedule below:

14 days before the course start date: 100% refund of tuition only

13-7 days before the course start date: 50% refund of tuition only

6 days before the starting day and after: No refund will be issued