International curriculum
Ages 3 to 11

Korea International School Seoul

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 11
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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
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school is not available for a twelve year old child.

All the details about this school in their own words

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Average number of students per class

KIS currently has 10 to 15 students in a class.

Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Korean, Chinese

Use of technology in the classroom

iPad and MacBook programs.

Uniform required


Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Interview and testing.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The formal interview and testing are designed not only to measure the student’s current ability but how they will respond under the extra scrutiny of an objective evaluator. The interview additional is a time when the student is able to share their personal thoughts, ideas and concepts towards education. This should be taken as a serious aspect of the evaluation.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

KIS encourages parents to complete the application process as early as possible. Students may be admitted to KIS and enrolled at any time during the school year if a seat is available.

Students can join after academic year begins


School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Learning Support

School start time


School finish time

KG1: 14:00
KG2 - G5: 15:00

Supervised care before/after school

Kindergarten 1 can participate in Child Care Center starting 14:00 to 15:00 with no extra charge.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Dance and ballet, Taekwondo, ukulele, chorus, battle of the books, Chinese, become a magician, Harry Potter, avenging the galaxy, destination imagination, etiquette factory, Pokemon card club, soccer, music jump rope, finger works, Lego robotics.

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Outdoor soccer field, gymnasium, lower year soccer field, rooftop playground, indoor climbing wall.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Korea International School Seoul is a private PK-6, coeducational day school for expats students in Seoul, South Korea.

Teaching approach of the school

KIS is a school that values its Western tradition in education, and to this, the school has established a challenging and well-rounded academic curriculum, where the arts, student activities and athletics are also highly valued. The students are nurtured to acquire ‘habits of mind’ such as problem solving, decision-making, critical and creative thinking skills as well as to gain academic success.

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