The school offers Elementary classes, German as foreign program (DaF), which leads to the language diploma and AP German Language and culture exams for High School. GERMAN SCHOOL campus is currently recognized by WASC and the University of California A-G List, allowing high school students credit.
High School students participating in the German National Exam have the opportunity for scholarships for Summer studies abroad
Classes are at the campus, face-to-face learning, Hybrid blended learning, and online learning.
Our traditional curriculum is based on the German school system. Elementary / Grundschule K-5th Grade. Math, German, English, Spanish as Elective, Science, Music, Art, Geography D-A-CH (Mo. – Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.). Afterschool German Language, Culture classes DaF, K-12th (A1 to C1).
Our native teachers welcome students with open arms, boundless enthusiasm, and dedication to their children’s education. As part of an intercultural community, we ensure that all students are seen, heard, understood, and embraced. Everyone is free to be themselves while they are with us.
Today the school is an accredited PASCH school by the German Government for students to earn the certificate “Deutsches Sprachdiplom” to study for free in Germany for Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. degrees.
The GERMAN SCHOOL campus is accredited by: WASC, ZfA, and PASCH.
Ursula Schoeneich is the founder of German School online and German School Campus Inc., Newport Beach, CA.
Since 2009 Ursula works with students of all ages as young as 7 to age 65, around the globe for their success to learn German A1- C1, and Business German, through online classes via SKYPE.
Ursula is the Principal and Teacher at the German School campus in Newport Beach since 2015 and provides the Orange County community with quality German language classes and leads classroom-based German classes to children age 6 to 18 with high school German language tutoring and professional test preparation (AP German, AATG National Exam1-4,), A2, B1 / Deutsche Sprachdiplom I and B2 / C1 Deutsche Sprachdiplom II). Ursula also founded through AATG (American Association of Teachers of German) the German Honor Society of DELTA EPSILON PHI for the German School campus as “California Delta Eta”, for High School students. She leads the Immersion Summer Camp STEM every year.
German School Campus is accredited by:
The Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACS WASC) announces that the Executive Committee of the Accrediting Commission for Schools has approved Initial Accreditation for The German School, Inc, through June 30, 2024.
ZfA accredited GERMAN SCHOOL campus Newport Beach by the Federal Republic of Germany’s Central Office for Schools Abroad (ZfA) Deutsches Sprachdiplom.
PASCH is an initiative of the Federal Foreign Office, in cooperation with the Central Agency for Schools Abroad (ZfA), the Goethe Institute, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), and the Pedagogical Exchange Service (PAD) of the Secretariat of the Conference of Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs.
The German Schools Abroad allow education worldwide “made in Germany” – on all continents, in more than 70 countries. Around 21,000 German and 61,000 non-German students are currently attending
German Schools Abroad. More than 8,300 teachers work at the schools. Teachers, educators, and education leaders open up exciting career prospects. Endorsement from WDA Weltverband Deutscher Auslandsschulen.
The American Association of Teachers of German supports the teaching of the German language and German-speaking cultures in elementary, secondary, and post-secondary education in the United States. The AATG promotes the study of the German-speaking world in all its linguistic, cultural, and ethnic diversity and endeavors to prepare students as transnational, transcultural learners and active, multilingual participants in a globalized world.
The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is dedicated to improving and expanding the teaching and learning of all languages at all levels of instruction. ACTFL is an individual membership organization of more than 12,000 language educators, students, and administrators.
PAMLA is dedicated to advancing and diffusing the knowledge of ancient and modern languages and literature.
THE GERMAN LANGUAGE SCHOOL CONFERENCE (GLSC) is the national umbrella organization for private and German heritage schools https://www.germanschools.org. Our organization projects a positive image of the language and culture of the German-speaking countries and provides a forum for pedagogical, administrative, social, and other issues. We offer all teachers continuous education and create a setting for sharing pedagogical ideas and professional experiences. The GLSC enjoys the support of the German government (Bundesverwaltungsamt/Central Agency for Schools Abroad), the German Language Consultants in the US), der Verein für Deutsche Kulturbeziehungen im Ausland (VDA), the German Embassy in Washington and its affiliated Consulates, the Literary Society Foundation, and others. It is an associated member of the Weltverband Deutscher Auslandsschulen (WDA).
Newport Beach Main Campus:
Newport Sea Base
1931 West Coast Hwy
Newport Beach, CA 92663