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Register for School Year 2017-18

Register here for the next school year. We offer classes for students ages 3 to 18 at 4 different locations in San Diego County.

Poway: Monday, 4-6:15pm ages 6-14
Clairemont: Wednesday, 4-6:15pm ages 6-15
Clairemont: Wednesday, 6:30-8:45pm exam prep ages 13+
Carmel Valley: Tuesday 5-7:15pm DSD2 prep ages 16+
Carmel Valley: Friday: 5-7:15pm exam prep ages 13+
La Jolla: Saturday: 9am-12pm ages 3-14

Update 07/05/2017

  • Registration for La Jolla and Poway classes is now closed.
  • Grades 7-8 (ages 12-14) in Clairemont ​are sold out.
  • Examp prep classes on Friday (Carmel Valley) are sold out.
​Therefore, please contact Wiebke Elbe ( to inquire about availability or to get on the waiting list.
​​Our exam prep classes have additional requirements. You must gain instructor's consent before registering.

Pictures from our trip to the San Diego Museum of Art.

Herzlichen Glückwunsch zu erfolgreichen Prüfungen:

  • Internationale Vergleichsarbeit A1: Anna, Emily, Roman, Eric, Wallace, Gracie, Chloe, Sophia, Chiara
  • Internationale Vergleichsarbeit A2: Mona, Lina, Mia, Lilia
  • National German Exam: Jeremy, Juliana, Catie, Kira, Hannah, Reinhard, Thomas, Alexandra, Lenni
  • DSD1: Kira
  • AP-Test: Pending
  • DSD2: Alexandra, Emily, Grace, Aaron, Lenni, Maximilian, Niklas

Weihnachten 2016

We had our Sommerfest today at beautiful Lake Poway. Congratulations to our high school kids for excellent results at the National German Exam (7 gold and 1 bronze medal) as well as at the oral DSD 1 exam (4 out of 5 students had a perfect score, 1 scored nearly perfect 22/24).

Every student received his report card, then there were more awards ... and enough time for the kids to play and for families to connect and to enjoy the fresh morning air.

Thank you all for coming! Schöne Ferien!!!