Industry Sector

Educational Services

Total Companies


Est. Employment



This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in offering foreign language instruction (including sign language). These establishments are designed to offer language instruction ranging from conversational skills for personal enrichment to intensive training courses for career or educational opportunities.


NAICS Code 611630 - Language Schools is a final level code of the “Educational Services” Sector. There are 979 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 22,410 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 611630 - Language Schools are:

  • Foreign language schools
  • Language schools
  • Schools, language
  • Second language instruction
  • Sign language instruction
  • Sign language schools


For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 611630 - Language Schools that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in: