The 2021-22 school year will begin on Saturday, September 11, 2021.


We are planning to return to campus for in-person instruction. We will follow the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and San Mateo County Health guidelines. If the guidelines change or anything prevents us from continuing in-person classes, please be aware of the possibility that distance learning may resume.



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

Students in grades TK-12 

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


2021-22 Tuition & Fees

Application Fee: $60 (New Students only)
Tuition: $725 for full payment  (or $258 x 3 installment payments)
Late Registration Fee $50 will be applied from 6/13/21


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