School Life

Japanese Language School of Philadelphia was founded in 1972 and the Adult Course was founded in 1993. JLSP is a non-profit organization (IRS section 501(c)(3)) that offers courses for learners of Japanese as a foreign language and as a heritage language as well as K-12 Japanese government-sponsored educational programs.


Chihiro Williams

Eriko Best

Aki Kaneda

Yoshimi Weir

Takao Shimomura

[School Overview]

[School Event]

Spring 2023 - Presentation Day 学習発表会

Spring 2023 - Sports Day 運動会

 Human scavenger hunt 借り人競争

Winter 2023 - Culture Workshop; Kirie Japanese paper cutting

Kirie workshop 2023 

Fall 2022 - New School Year

Fall 2019 - New School Year