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American and Christian
Ages 5 to 18

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CityPyeongtaek
CurriculumsAmerican and Christian
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 5 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 10 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: ₩22,204,142
to: ₩23,858,530
Address: 53 Shindaegojan-gil Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi-do 17830 Republic of Korea

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Number of students

133

Number of nationalities represented in the school

13

Most common nationality

American

Ratio of local students to international students

1/4

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

We offer Korean for elementary school students.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Korean, Mandarin

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

10

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Use of technology in the classroom

Yes

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Yes, Christianity.

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

Our international atmosphere is an open door for students of all cultures, races, nationalities, and religions. All students will be “known well, loved well, and taught well,” as creatures of God, irrespective of their or their family’s religious beliefs or backgrounds.

External examinations or assessments available

Measures of Academic Progress (MAP); SAT, AP

Results in these examinations

For MAP, the vast majority meet their growth projections, and we are well above the US norm. The most recent composite score for SAT (2022) was 1305.8. In 2021-22, 63% of students took AP exams and students scored 4's and 5's in Computer Science Principles, English Literature, and US History. 29% of class of 2022 earned the AP Scholar designation.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Teachers assign homework to varying degrees but within our policy guidelines.

Approximate hours of homework given

The policy is to assign no more than about 10 minutes of homework per grade (e.g., 20 minutes for grade 2), with the exception of AP courses.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

85% of 2021-2022 graduates.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

We have a Student Support Services staff that provides English Language Development, subject-specific support, and enrichment for advanced students.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We provide enrichment opportunities for advanced students at the elementary level and AP courses in high school.

Student access to education psychologist

We do not currently have an educational psychologist, although we have a school counselor.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

We primarily use Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) for admissions, and we use WIDA for placement if needed.

Waiting list

It depends on the grade.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

As a general rule, any qualified student may enroll at ICSP at any point before the school year and up to the add/drop date for the school year, which is after the first 15 school days. Those who enroll after the course add/drop date must be transferring from another school in which they are already enrolled. Any K-12 student who is transferring directly from an accredited English-language school may enroll at any point before May 1.

Students can join after academic year begins

In some cases.

School start time

8:30

School finish time

3:30

Supervised care before/after school

No

School bus service available

Yes

School provided lunches

Yes

Uniform required

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Student Council, National Honor Society, and a variety of other clubs and after school activities

Sports activities included

Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Facilities at the school

Computer lab, science lab

Sports facilities at the school

Gym

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The International Christian School-Pyeongtaek is a not-for-profit school offering a balanced K-12 American-style education from a biblical worldview to the international community in the Pyeongtaek (South Korea) area.

Teaching approach of the school

The mission of ICSP is to establish an international Christian school staffed by qualified Christian educators, instilling in each student a Biblical worldview in an environment of academic excellence and respect for people of all cultures and religions.

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