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2012 Edition

national industry 611630

Language Schools


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.

The immediate parent of national industry 611630 is international industry 61163: Language Schools

2012 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Establishments primarily engaged in:
  • Offering academic courses that may also offer language instruction:are classified according to type of school; and
  • Providing translation and interpretation services:are classified in Industry 541930, Translation and Interpretation Services.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Existed Equivalent Value
2002 611630
2007 611630
2012 611630
2017 611630
2022 611630

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

  1. 8299 - Schools and Educational Services, Not Elsewhere Classified

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 611630, Language Schools:

  1. educational service
  2. english a a second language course by specialist contractor
  3. foreign language school
  4. language school
  5. language school naic
  6. learning center language
  7. learning center language franchise
  8. other school and instruction
  9. school
  10. school and educational service not otherwise classified
  11. school commercial not otherwise classified
  12. school janitorial operation and custodial care
  13. school nfp
  14. school nonprofit
  15. school not otherwise classified
  16. school other than not for profit not otherwise classified
  17. school professional
  18. special event school level 1
  19. special event school level 2
  20. special event school level 3


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