Sawtelle Gakuin is an independently-operated, nonprofit Japanese language school located at the Japanese Institute of Sawtelle.
Instruction is currently held from 9 AM to 12:30 PM on Saturdays during the academic year (August to June).
In 2009, 140 students have been distributed to classes from lst grade to senior high school. Much of their instruction includes homework done over the Internet with instructions in the Japanese language.
Parents of students support the various extra curricular activities during the year. There is a traditional Field day with a picnic, Christmas party, along with classroom activities such as Speech Contest and Private Language School credit examination for University language requirements.