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Encyclopedia > Korea International School
Korea International School (한국외국인학교)
Established February 27, 1999
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Grades K-12
Location Bundang, Seongnam City, Gyunggi Province (main campus), Gaepo Dong, Seoul(2nd campus), , South Korea
Mascot Phoenix
Website Korea International School

Korea International School is a K-12 school located in Pangyo or Bundang, South Korea, which is the main campus, and Gaepo Dong, South Korea, which is 2nd campus, and original campus from 1999 through 2006, and opening in 2007-2008 to be JK school of KIS. Classes are in English and the curriculum is college preparatory. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Educational institutions are often categorised along several dimensions. ... For other uses, see K (disambiguation). ... This article is about the year 12. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... For other mythic firebirds, see Fire bird (mythology). ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... K-12 (Pronounced Kay through twelve or just Kay twelve) is the North American designation for primary and secondary education. ... The overview of Pangyo area Pangyo (판교, 板橋) referes to the area of Pangyo-dong, Bundang, Seongnam and surrounding area, including Siheung-dong and Sasong-dong of Sujeong-gu, Seongnam, and some parts of Bundang-gu. ... Statistics Location map Bundang is the southernmost district (gu) of Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. ...



The Korean Ministry of Education opened KIS on 27 February 1999 as a private school under the leadership of Mrs. Soon Il Chung. KIS opened kindergarten through 6th grade on August 21, 2000. Grade 7 and 8 was formed in 2001-02. Grades 9-12 were added in 2002-2006. The main goal for KIS is to earn its reputation among students, parents, and the international education community as a premier academy, first in Asia and, then, throughout the world. Their mission statement is to inspire students with a passion for learning and to cultivate the competence, self-assurance, initiative, and creativity necessary for success in the global community. is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Kindergarten (disambiguation). ... Sixth grade is a year of education in the United States and other countries six years after kindergarten (usually 11_12 years old. ... is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Seventh grade is a year of education in the United States and other countries seven years after kindergarten (usually 12-13 years old. ... Eighth grade is a year of education the United States and other countries eight years after kindergarten (usually 13_14 years old. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... For other uses, see High school (disambiguation). ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


1. Students must have forgien citizenships or live in forgein countries for 5 or more years. 2. Students must get an interview with the Admission Director. 3. Students must send their report card to school. 4. Students must take Admissions test in order to come in to the school.


KIS is located in the location of Bundang, South Korea, a suburb south of Seoul. KIS consists of three buildings - the elementary school building, middle school building, and the high school building.

KIS facilities include: Swimming pool (Elementary School B3) Main Gym (Elementary School B3) Soccer Field (Elementary School B2) Performing Arts Theater (Between Middle School and High School B1) Middle School/High School Library (High School 2) Upper Gym (High School 6) Weight Room (High School 6)

Additionally, there is a projector in each room.

These buildings are connected in B1, F1, and F3. In the middle school, there are 7 floors.

English-Only policy

Students in KIS are forbidden to speak Korean. If caught by teachers, students are subject to punishments including warnings, after-school detentions, or even suspensions. The association of international schools believe that it is imperative to speak English in an international school, as it be beneficial to their mastery of the English language.


KIS (High School) is a member of KAIAC (Korean-American Interscholastic Activities Conference). The sports included are:

Fall: Cross-Country, Volleyball, Tennis. Winter: Basketball, Cheerleading. Spring: Soccer, Swimming, Swimming.

Prior to the year of 2007-2008, KIS was a Division II KAIAC school. But starting with the 2007-2008 year, KIS was promoted into a Division I KAIAC school.

Sports Championships (High School):

Spring 2006: Boys Soccer. Fall 2006: Boys Volleyball, Girls Volleyball. Winter 2006: Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball. Soocer 2006: Girls Soccer.

There are four different sports teams, as a member of Middle School KAIAC(Middle School Korean-American Interscholastic Activities Conference)which are soccer, swimming, volleyball, and basketball. On September 16th 2006, KIS hosted the 3rd annual Phoenix Classic(Soccer)for 2006-2007 season. Also, for swimming, KIS hosted the 1st annual swimming meet with other MS KAIAC schools. On February 24th, 2007, KIS hosted the school's first ever Phoenix Volleyball Tournament. Also, KIS will be hosting another first ever Phoenix Basketball Tournament on April for girls, and May for boys.


For elementary school, it has 3 different classes which are A , B, and C class. Also elementary school students goes to special classes with their classmates. There are total 4 specials and 1 club and exploratory, which are Art, Computer, Music, and Physical Education. Middle School has a new process of using blocks. Block A-G each represent a subject in which students attend four of them each day. Students are going to special classes with other class students, and has go together for whole year. High school take courses, as usual. Some of the subjects are: Math, English, Social Studies, Science, Speech/Communications, P.E., Art, Music, Korean (only for 6th graders), or a second language(for students that attend 7th or 8th grade), which are Spanish, and Chinese.

External links

  • Official site



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