Seoul
Ameriacan, Christian curriculum
Ages 5 to 18

Yongsan International School of Seoul

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CurriculumAmeriacan, Christian
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 5 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate No
First year fees: ₩28,102,500

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Number of students

1000

Number of nationalities represented in the school

55

Most common nationality

American

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

English Language Learner Programme

Additional language classes offered by the school

Korean, Spanish, Mandarin

Use of technology in the classroom

YISS offers a 1:1 laptop program in grades 6-12. Each student is given a Macbook that they will use for the entirety of their education at YISS, helping them connect globally, collaborate, and create in many amazing ways.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

SAT

Results in these examinations

YISS Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) Average Scores
Reading Math Writing Composite
YISS Class of 2014 647 707 671 2025
YISS Class of 2015 640 687 671 1998
YISS Class of 2016 658 693 685 2036
2016 US Average 494 508 482 1484

School bus service available

Yes

School start time

KG3 - G5: 8:00
G6 - G12: 7:50

School finish time

KG3 - G5: 15:00
G6 - G12: 15:10

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Basketball, crossfit, sports, Taekwondo, chess, scratch computer, swimming, teens helping kids, girl scouts, arts and crafts, ceramics, Korean painting, music, string performance ensemble, ballet, Irish tap dance, pop dance, art journals, baking, game for science, ping pong.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Two gymnasiums, two outdoor playground areas, an indoor swimming pool, a regulation-size artificial turf soccer field.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Yongsan International School is a community of students, parents, and Christian educators working together to instill in each student a passion for truth, a commitment to excellence, and an appreciation for diversity.
Yongsan International School of Seoul is a not-for-profit international school that offers a strong, well-rounded academic and extracurricular program for kindergarten through grade 12 students.

Teaching approach of the school

The instructional program at Yongsan International School is a strong, balanced curriculum based on the U.S. educational system. Courses are designed and taught to challenge students academically, help them to think critically and creatively, and give them the tools to tackle problems they will encounter in both their daily and academic life with confidence and success.

Yongsan International School of Seoul is committed to working with students and parents to provide a strong curriculum and quality instruction to help students achieve their academic potential. The teaching faculty work to create an atmosphere of learning that encourages the intellectual and personal growth of students as both scholars and citizens.

Summary of prices and fees

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in KRW

Yearly fees: ₩23,102,500
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: ₩5,000,000
Total first year fees: ₩28,102,500
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Where exactly is this school?

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Contact email: admissions@yisseoul.org
School's webpage: www.yisseoul.org
Address: 285 Itaewon-ro, Yongsan-gu Seoul, Korea 04347