Reading, Writing, Conversation, Arts & Crafts, Exercise, “FUN Day” (Water Melon Breaking, Games), Field Trip, Cooking, Shaving Ice and much more fun Events !! Students get FREE T-Shirts.

* Water melon breaking game is for Daily class only.
* Field trip fee is not included in the tuition. (The details will follow at later time.)

Daily Japanese Classes (6 weeks)
Schedule Monday, June 24 – Friday, August 2
Time 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Age Elementary School Students (K* to 5th)
Tuition $445 for 6 weeks
Material $40
Program This program covers Japanese reading, writing, conversation and review of the previous school year lessons. In addition, some arts and crafts will be offered.
* Children who will enter Kindergarten 2019 Fall.
Saturday Japanese Classes
Schedule Saturday, July 6- Saturday, July 27
(7/6, 7/13, 7/20,7/27)
Time 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Age Elementary School Students (K* to 5th)
Tuition $110 for 4 Saturdays
Material $10
Daily Japanese Class / Daily Day Care Programs (6 weeks)
Schedule Monday, June 24- Friday, August 2
Time Japanese Class: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Day Care: 8:00 am – 9:00 am, 12:00 am – 6:00 pm
Age Elementary School Students (K* to 5th)
Tuition $1,035 ($445 + $590) for 6 weeks
Material $40
2 Weeks Extended Day Care Program (After 6 weeks seummer program)
Schedule * Monday, August 5 – Friday, August 16
Time 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuition $173.00 /one week
$345.00 / two weeks
Material $10
*Minimum of 10 students are required to open this class. This program is subject to cancellation if insufficient number of students.

*Saturday class will be held in the morning.
* Children who will enter Kindergarten 2019 Fall.

  • Thursday, July 4: Daily Div. School closed for Independence Day
  • Monday, August 12: School closed for Obon Carnival Clean Up

Registration & Tuition Fee

(Please write check payable to Gardena Buddhist Church)

For the Saturday classes, please submit tuition in full amount with the registration form.
For the daily classes, either full or 50% of the tuition has to be paid upon registration. The balance to be paid by May 31st (Fri). A registration form can be obtained from class teacher or at the office upon request. Sibling discount is available.

We will charge $35 for every returned check.

Current Registered Students Parents need to submit the summer school registration form with tuition by May 18th for reserving a space.
New Students All new students are required to pay a one-time registration fee of $150 in addition to tuition at the time of registration.

Cancellation Policy

  1. Registration fee is non-refundable UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES OR WITH ANY REASONS once registration has been processed.
  2. The tuition and the afternoon program fee are refundable only if the registration is cancelled two weeks prior to school starts.
  3. We charge 10% of the entire cost (both the morning and the afternoon programs) in order to cancel the registration.
  • For more information, please call the office.
  • $35 fee will be charged for every returned check.
  • Students need to wear the summer school T-shirts on every Friday and on the day of the field trip.
  • When a student breaks the school rules, he/she is disturbing the classes and/or abusing classmates, we will discipline him/her and notify the parents. However, if the student does not reconsider and improve his/her attitude and/or behavior after warning and/or discipline, the student will be expelled. When the student is expelled, the registration fee, tuition and any other fees will not be refunded.

Summer School information is available by PDF Version. Please click on the Download link.


This program is currently not being offered.
Days & Hours 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm (After Japanese classes)
Summer Time 8:00 am – 9:00 am, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Cost $150 / month, $10 / day
For Whom The students who attend GBC Japanese School / Daily Division
Age 5 years to 12 years
  • Homework (homework time from Japanese & American schools)
  • Individual Japanese Instruction
  • Viewing Japanese Videos
  • Having the students listen to the teacher read Japanese picture books
  • Singing Japanese songs, folk songs and other activities.
  • Daily cost is the same regardless of what time child is picked up.
  • When child attends the program for more than 13 days, the rate will remain $ 150 regardless of number of days.
  • No sibling discount is available.
  • Parents will be charged $3 for 5 minutes for late pick-up of children after 6:00 p.m. This penalty will be enforced STRICTLY.
  • Drop-in-extended after school care is available. Parents need to fill out the request form for the service before hand unless there is an emergency. We request parents pay the cost for the service at the time of submiting the form.

Nakayoshi preschool entrance application form is only available by PDF Version. Please click on the download link.