Summer Classes
Saturday, June 10 (1-day) & July 8 (half-day)

Due to limited space, summer classes are available
only to Current Students - and -
New Students who have completed registration for 2023-24

(log in required)

Sign-up Deadline extended to Tuesday, June 6

Register for 2023-24 by June 15
$75 Late Registration Fee will apply from June 16

New Students:  Completion of the New Student Application process is required before registering. 
(click 'more info' button below)

詳細については、以下の more info ボタンを
We are accepting New Student Applications for 2023-24.
For details on how to apply, click below.

Stage Presentation 2023

3/26/2023 5:15 pm

Our annual Stage Presentation returned to a full house on March 25, 2023.

All 14 classes gave wonderful performances.

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New Year Event: Kakizome

1/10/2023 8:08 pm

Students created their 1st Writing of the New Year

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Culture Classes

11/12/2022 4:49 pm

Today was our annual Culture Classes day.

Thank you to all the teachers and many volunteers who helped make this an enjoyable and successful event!

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2022 Picnic-Undoukai

9/26/2022 5:48 pm

After a 3-year pause, thanks to the many hours of planning, preparing, set-up and execution of a great team of parent and student volunteers, we were able to hold our 2022 SMNG Picnic-Undoukai this past Sunday.

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In the News: J weekly

11/12/2019 12:00 am

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Family Info & Forms


Teacher Referral Bonus

We are searching for new teachers and are offering a referral bonus. If you would like to refer someone or are interested yourself, please click here for details.

When to stay home

A student should not be in school when he/she has:
  • Nausea or vomiting, or has vomited during the night
  • Diarrhea
  • Frequent coughing or sneezing
  • Evidence of a communicable disease such as a rash, fever or unusual sores
  • A temperature of 99.5 degrees or above. If a child has had a fever, he/she may not return to school until she/he has been fever-free for 24 hours (without taking fever-reducing medication)
  • Sore throat
  • Strep throat – must be on an antibiotic for 24 hours and be symptom-free
  • A new cold or generally feels bad
  • Unusual watery, burning or red, crusted eyes

Nondiscriminatory Policy

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


Directions & Parking


Thank you to our donors for their generosity! 

Akagi Restaurant
& Takahashi Family

Arimoto Family
(in memory of
Randall Arimoto)

Edmund Chung Family

Hamada Family
& corporate double-match

Ho & Saito Family
& corporate double-match

Hoshino/Machlis Family
& corporate match

Stephen & LeAnn Katayama
(in memory of
Randy Arimoto
former SMNG Parent and Longtime SMNG CPA)

Kazuko Kawahara
& corporate match

Kawakita Graphics

Kozo & Kathleen Kimura

Kokoro Motegi & Jim Kano

& Kanematsu Family

Preston Family
& corporate double-match

Sagabaen Family

Meiko Sato-Sensei & Family

Suruki Market

Alumni Parents
Yoshiharu & Mayumi Takahashi
& corporate match