The German Language School for Children was founded in 1965. Currently the school provides German Language classes ranging from Kindergarten to 12th grade. It is located at the Villa Academy—5001 NE 50th Street, Seattle, WA 98105. Excellent Teaching Classes are conducted by certified teachers with excellent German language backgrounds and native speaking fluency. The school’s program includes German reading and writing. Special emphasis is placed on conversation and oral proficiency. Lessons are designed based on the student’s level of proficiency. Culture and Customs In addition to language instruction, students are introduced to the culture and customs of the German speaking countries, including Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein, and Switzerland. The upper grades study the literary traditions of these countries. Students, parents and teachers celebrate together at the annual Nikolausfeier, Fasching, and the end of the year picnic. Start Now The earlier children begin to learn a second language the greater their success will be. Foreign language knowledge is essential for advancement in today’s global economy.