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Christian, International, and Korean
Ages 6 to 18

Handong International School

CurriculumsChristian, International, and Korean
Languages of instructionEnglish and Korean
Age RangeAges 6 to 18
Boarding available
Yearly fees: Not public
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Korean
Native English and Korean teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Korean)
Class sizes Average 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2023/2024.

Address: 558, Handong-ro, Buk-gu, Pohang-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Republic of Korea

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Language support for students not fluent in English and Korean

English as a Second Language
Korean as a Second Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Chinese, Japanese

Average number of students per class


Use of technology in the classroom

HIS uses Google Workspace for Education. Teachers and students can use Google Classroom and Zoom to manage assignments and communicate. Chromebooks and laptops are available for use in class, and middle and high school students are allowed to use their personal laptops for classwork.

Entry evaluation for students

Entrance exam and interview

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Exam Subjects:
- Elementary: English
- Middle & High: Korean, English, Math

- Elementary: Student Interview (except grade 1), Student Social Skills Assessment, Parent Interview
- Middle & High: Student Interview, Parent Interview

School start time


School finish time

Primary: 15:15
Secondary: 16:20

School bus service available


School provided lunches


Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Crafts, volleyball, choir, music, storybox, jigsaw puzzles, reading and origami, public diplomacy club, book discussion, ukulele, basketball, DIY, translation club, creative writing, English debate, Shakespeare club, video club, science is amazing, hack club

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Facilities at the school

Library, boarding facilities

Sports facilities at the school

Soccer field, basketball courts, tennis courts, playground

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Handong International School is a Christian alternative elementary, middle and high school accredited by the Korean Ministry of Education which is located on the Handong Global University campus in Pohang. HIS is called to nurture students to become Kingdom agents serving in multicultural contexts of the world by providing them Biblically founded academic, character, and global education.

Teaching approach of the school

HIS' education is based on the foundation of Christ. HIS hopes to teach its students to recognize Jesus Christ as Lord of this world and of themselves and to develop his heart and character.

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