KISJ’s Mission and Vision guide the community’s actions, prioritizing learners’ needs and engaging them in challenging and authentic learning experiences. The school cultivates critical thinking and problem-solving skills and employs a curriculum that promotes transferable skills like communication, literacy, and numeracy. A comprehensive Social-Emotional Learning program is integral to addressing students’ holistic needs and equipping them with essential skills for future success. By creating a safe and supportive environment, the school nurtures students’ interests and curiosities while developing necessary foundational knowledge, skills, and conceptual understanding.
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8 Global Edu-ro 260beon-gil, Daejeong-eup, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do, South Korea 63644
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Korea International School, Jeju Campus is located on an island renowned for its outstanding natural beauty, high standard of living, and unique local culture.
At KISJ we believe in positive change through dialogue and design. Every day, we use mind-opening tools and teaching to serve emerging bilingual students, because unprecedented times call for unprecedented learners. As South Korea’s first public-private boarding school, we offer students in Northeast Asia expanded access to a challenging American curriculum (using AERO-based standards, English Language Learning, Understanding by Design® and Advanced Placement® courses) with an emphasis on character education. We are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the South Korean Ministry of Education.
With well-resourced classrooms and facilities, strong support for professional development, supportive teams, and an innovative boarding program, we ensure that our students grow academically while developing complex social-emotional and intercultural skills. Our learning community includes over 160 academic faculty and over 30 dedicated dorm staff serving over one thousand students in grades JK–12.
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