The 2017/2018 school year begins on Saturday, September 9, 2017.

If spaces are available, registration is continuously possible throughout the school year.

Should you decide to join us after the start of the school year, please first contact our office to inquire if space is available for your child(ren) and once you receive a confirmation, please only then use the online registration form. 

Dates: 30 Saturdays beginning September 9th 2017, through May 12th, 2018
                School Calendar is available here

Time: 9:00am to 12:00 noon

Location: Campus of Alto International School
                      475 Pope Street, Menlo Park

Ages: 2.5*-18
                (*must be 2.5 yrs or older on Sept. 9th 2017,
                  and accompanied by a parent in class until age 3)

Cost: (Tuition and Registration Fees for the 2017/18 school year)

Registration Fee:

$150 non-refundable registration fee per child due upon registration.


  Early Bird Tuition** Regular Tuition
1st child $1200 $1250
2nd child $1150 $1200
3rd+ child $1050 $1100

*Tuition is due by or on the first day of school.
**Early Bird Tuition prices are valid through May 13 2017. Registration information must be received and non-refundable registration fee must be postmarked or received electronically by May 13th 2017.
***Tuition Refund Policy: The $150 registration fee is non-refundable. Tuition can not be refunded once the student has started the program.

Volunteer Duty:

Please read the following carefully as our volunteer policy has changed!

At GASPA, each family is required to fulfill three (3) volunteer duties per school year, regardless of the number of children. For this a volunteer duty deposit of $150 ($50 per duty) will be collected on the first day of school.

Our new volunteer duties include, yard duty, pretzel duty, 1st day volunteers, help for our St. Martin, Nikolaus and Spring Festivals, help cleaning up our supplies in our storage container, etc.

To sign up for volunteer duty, please go to our Sign-Up Genius page. This page will be available, two weeks prior to the first day of school.
There, please sign up for three (3) volunteer duties.  After completing the duties you will receive your deposit back.

Tuition fee as well as the volunteer deposit are due on the first day of school.

Registration Process:

Please fill out the online registration form for each child separately. The registration form can be found on the "Reg Form" tab on this page.

A onetime payment of the $150 non-refundable registration fee is due for each child at the time of registration.

Registration is only complete once we have received the following to items for each child.

  1. Completed registration form
  2. $150 non-refundable registration fee

Payment Options:

  • Cash
  • Check
  • NEW! -GASPA now accepts electronic payments for registration fees and tuition (as well as donations). To keep our expenses low, we only accept electronic checks (ACH bank transfers). 
    Once you have completed the registration form, you will receive an email from “German American School of Palo The email will have a link “View invoice”. Click to view the invoice and follow the instructions to pay. You will have to enter your bank’s routing number and your checking account number. You can find these numbers on your checks.
    You can also print the invoice or download as pdf for your records.

Enrollment will begin, April 13th.

 If you have any questions about the forms or fees, please contact us by email at

Registration is first-come, first-serve. Early registration ensures your child's place.

The German-American School of Palo Alto admits student of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, or sexual orientation to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, and scholarships.

Reg Form

Enrollment will begin, April 13th.

Jobs & Employment Opportunities »

We are looking for German Language Teachers for all ages and levels (Pre-K through adult) for our German Saturday School as well as Summer Camp Program in Menlo Park.

Yard and traffic duty sign-ups are now online at Sign-Up Genius.

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