Seoul
International curriculum
Ages 6 to 15

Korea Foreign School

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CurriculumInternational
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 6 to 15
Yearly fees (G7): ₩23,700,000
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Korea Foreign School was previously known as Rainbow International School

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
Yearly fees: ₩23,700,000
Address: 7-16, Nambusunhwan-ro 364-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea 06739

All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

105

Number of nationalities represented in the school

18

Most common nationality

US

Ratio of local students to international students

1:10

Max. number of students per class

16

Average number of students per class

15

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

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

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.

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

Approximately,
Grades 1-2 20-30 minutes daily
Grades 3-5 30-60 minutes daily
Grades 6-9 20 minutes per core subject

Uniform required

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

Waiting list

Yes, KFS has a waiting list.

Entry evaluation for students

All students entering 1st - 10th grade at Korea Foreign School must take a 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.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, KFS does.

School bus service available

Yes, KFS provides bus services for students.

School start time

8:30

School finish time

15:00 (13:15 on Wednesdays)

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Book club, newspaper, thinkfun, clay-dough, soccer, debate, Turkish club, science, Math, robotics/lego, music, drama, Korean, Student council.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Gym

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Korea Foreign School is the non-profit private day-school. KFS is a nondenominational school which proudly represents students from more than 20 different countries. Its multicultural atmosphere is both warm and friendly.

KFS enables students to achieve academic excellence while being encouraged to be global leaders who promote global peace through equity, innovation, diversity, integrity, community,care for the environment and self-respect.

Teaching approach of the school

KFS offers Elementary through Middle School students a modern education with high academic standards that foster an appreciation and awareness of the world around them.