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Thank you for your interest in ESGVJCC Gakuen. We are a Japanese language school under the East San Gabriel Valley Japanese Community Center located in West Covina, CA dedicated to teaching Japanese language, culture and values to interested individuals of all ages and ethnicities.


Gakuen Registration NOW OPEN

Registration for 2024-2025 school year is now open until July 31, 2024. Click here to start the registration process.

K-12 Program Information Session

If you would like to learn about Gakuen's K-12 program, we will have two virtual information sessions in June (1st and 29th) from 9-10am. If interested, please email us so we can send you the meeting link.

Basket Raffle Fundraiser

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Basket Raffle Fundraiser!! The drawing was held on May 4th. Below are the winners. All winners have been contacted.

  • Anime - Ren I.

  • Arts & crafts - Paul K.

  • Assorted gift cards - Makoto

  • Assorted premium rice - Donny T.

  • Beach - Aya K.

  • Children's cooking - Shah Family

  • Coffee & Tea - King W.

  • Gardening - Chiaki L.

  • Golf - Shah Family

  • Outdoor wagon - Leslie N.

  • Pokemon - Philip R.

  • Premium Japanese tea - Carolyn H.

  • Sandwich - Rosa M.

  • Sushi - Shah Family

  • Stress Relief - Tomooka Family

Adult Conversation Class

Sessions for beginner and intermediate levels are over for this school year. There will not be any conversation class offerings this summer. Beginner and intermediate level classes will return in August 2024. Please click here around July to check available sessions and to register.

Looking for volunteer teacher's assistants

If you or anyone you know is interested in helping inside the Gakuen class and are able to speak Japanese, please get in touch with us. We would love your help!


Gakuen Partners

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