Seoul International School
Seongnam-si, South Korea
Seoul International School (SIS) is a proprietary, not-for-profit, secular, English-speaking college preparatory school. It does not receive state, federal, or community funding and is not bound by mandates from any external organizations. The school operates from tuition-generated revenue and has been fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) since 1979.
Seoul International School admits students from Junior Kindergarten (JK) to twelfth grade. The current student population of SIS is 1057 with the majority of students holding North American, European, or Korean passports. There are 98 faculty employed by SIS and the majority of them are from the United States and Canada. The majority of SIS students do not speak English as their first or home-language. The school’s admissions policy screens students for their ability to succeed in a highly academic environment. Support is provided for students who need it through bilingual teaching assistants in each kindergarten classroom, an elementary reading specialist, two elementary language support specialists, and a middle school language support specialist. After school tutoring is also available.
|Enrollment||1,003 Students PreK-12|
|Curriculum||Advanced Placement (AP), United States|
|School Year||August - June|
|Average Class Size||Elementary: 16, Secondary: 18|
|Clubs||Creative Writing, Forensics, Mathematics, National Honor Society, Drama, Student Council, Habitat for Humanity, Knowledge Master, Science, National Art Honor Society|
|Campus Information||City (or closest city): Seoul, Location Type: Suburban, Campus Size (hectares): 3, No of Buildings: 3, No of Classrooms: 59, No of volumes in Library: 30,000, No of computer labs: 2, No of instructional computers: 438|