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CurriculumsIB and British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 6 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 15 students / class
Maximum 16 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: ₩25,800,000
to: ₩27,300,000
Address: 7-16, Nambusunhwan-ro 364-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea 06739
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We have organised the information available for this school into 9 sections and 33 questions. Click or tap on the name of each section to read more.
Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality

US / Asia / Arab / Europe

Ratio of local students to international students


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, KFS has ELL (English Language Learners) Program. There are many different tools, resources, and methods that are implemented at KFS to support these learners.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Korean and Spanish

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

Each KFS Classroom has Apple TV, SmartBoard, Computers, and iPads To provide opportunity for children to take ownership of their learning by choosing tools that best fit their individual learning style.

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)


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Teachers assign homework to students for reinforcing classroom learning and expand on a student's school experiences.
Homework assignments are to be specific and related to classroom objectives.

Approximate hours of homework given

Grades 1-2 20-30 minutes daily
Grades 3-5 30-60 minutes daily
Grades 6-9 20 minutes per core subject
Grade 10-12 30 minutes per core subject

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered

In-class support / Behavior intervention / Collaboration with homeroom teacher

Entry evaluation for students

All students entering 1st - 12th grade at Korea Foreign School must take a WIDA / MAP placement test.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Korea Foreign School uses the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) test as one measure to determine course placement in math, English, and reading for a new student.

Waiting list

Yes, KFS has a waiting list.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, KFS does.

School start time

Around 8: 10 am

School finish time

Regular days: 15pm / After Shool Activities Day: 15:45pm / Friday: 13:15 pm

School bus service available

Yes, KFS provides bus services for students.

School provided lunches


Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes. (vegetarian / halal)

Uniform required

KFS expects students to wear the school uniform, maintaining a modest, neat and clean appearance at all times.

Facilities at the school

Library, Science Lab, Art Room

Sports facilities at the school

Gym / Rooftop

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

IB & Cambridge International School

Teaching approach of the school

IB (Primary Years Programme): G1-5 / Cambridge Secondary Programme: G 6-9 / Cambridge Diploma Programme: G11-12

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