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 2. Foreign School
(1) Korea International School (2) Seoul Foreign School  (3) Early Childhood Learning Center
(4) Lycee Francais de Seoul (5) Seoul American School   (6) Franciscan Seoul
(7) Asia Pacific Internationl School (8) Yongsan International School of Seoul (9) Chadwick Int'l School Songdo
(10) Dulwich College Seoul (11) Deutsche Schule Seoul Int'l
 
 Submit Document for Admission
The Admissions Office will consider student applications for admission only after the submission of the following items:
  Completed application form with three recent photos.
  Proof of eligibility to attend foreign school in Korea.
  Copies of report cards from schools attended over the past two years(if in any language other than
   English, a translation is requireds).
  Letter of recommendation from current teacher (use form letter to teacher)
  Photocopy of information page of passport.
  2nd~9th grade students: Most recent standardized test results.
  Two full pages of original written work (in English) from recent school assignments with teacher or
  principal verification signature.
  Two recent mathematics assignments or tests.
  Medical forms.
  Application and registration fees.
We will not consider incomplete applications. Once all of the above items have been received, the Admissions Office will schedule a placement test.

The Admissions Test includes :
- Kindergarten: Interview only.
- Grade 1-9 : Reading Tests, Writing Test, Math Test and Interview.

Parents will be notified of the school's decision within one week of the admissions interview. Full payment of tuition is expected within one week of notification to hold a student's place at Korea International School

 Entrance Qualification
- Foreign Residents
- Korean Citizen who hold immigration document.
- Korean Citizen with a document overseas stays of at least five years
- Korean Citizen with one foreign parent
   
 
   Tuition Fee

[ 2005-2006 School Year ]
* Tuition1
Grades K-5
KW 9,900,000 plus USD 6,500
Grades 6-8
KW 11,220,000 plus USD 7,000
Grades 9-12
KW 13,240,000 plus USD 7,600

* Fee
Bus Fee
KW 1,900,000
Book Deposit
KW 200,000 (Refundable)
Initial Registration Fee and Admission Testing Fee
KW 700,000 (KW 400,000 refundable only if not admitted)
* One-way or half-year bus fee options are not available.
* Professional Testing Fee maybe necessary if outside testing is required

* Payment Due Dates
- For returning students
A payment of 30% of the annual tuition is due on or before April 29, 2005. If the deposit is not made by April 29, 2005, we cannot guarantee your child's place in Korea International School for the 2005~2006 school year.
The balance of the tuition and fees are due on or before July 8, 2005. Please keep in mind that if payment is not made by July 8, 2005, the student cannot be enrolled at Korea International School for the 2005~2006 school year.
- Newly Enrolling students
Payment of all tuition and fees must be made within one week of notification of admission.
- Late Fees
Late Fees may be charged for any payment received after the applicable due date
.

* Late Entry and Early Withdrawal Tuition/Fee Refund Schedule
Late Entry Discount Early withdrawal Refund
May 2 – July 8, 2005 N/A 90% of annual tuition / 100% of annual bus fee
July 11– August 10, 2005 N/A 80% of annual tuition / 100% of annual bus fee
August 12 – September 2, 2005 N/A 70% of annual tuition / 80% of annual bus fee
September 5 – October 14, 2005 N/A 60% of annual tuition / 60% of annual bus fee
October 17 – January 6, 2006 20 % 40% of annual tuition / 40% of annual bus fee
January 9 – February 3, 2006 40 % 30% of annual tuition / 30% of annual bus fee
February 6 – March 24, 2006 55% 20% of annual tuition / 20% of annual bus fee
March 27 – June 9, 2006 70% N/A / N/A
* Only amounts paid for Tuition and Bus Fees are subject to refund in accordance with the Early Withdrawal Refund Schedule above. The Book Deposit is also refundable if all textbooks are in good condition when returned.
The method of payment of tuition is in two currencies. – Korean won and U.S dollars as indicated above. Other fees must be paid in Korean won.
► All payments are required to be made through the Korean GIRO system. (Please use only Industrial Bank of Korea.)  
► Please ask bank to indicate student name and grade on deposit form.
► Parents should fax the receipt of payment to the KIS Admissions office.
(FAX No. +82-2-576-0709)

* Payment Instructions
* For Korean Won : By wire transfer to: Industrial Bank of Korea (Kiup Bank, Daechi Station Branch)
                  Swift Code: IBKOKRSE
                  Account No.:  211-028515-01-034
                  Account Name: Korea International School

* For U.S Dollars : By wire transfer to: Industrial Bank of Korea (Kiup Bank, Daechi Station Branch)
                  Account Name: Korea International School
                  Account No.:  211-028515-56-00082

 
 
   Placement Test

A variety of placement instruments are used to assess in-coming Korea International School students. All students are required to take the IPT/IDEA oral English proficiency assessment test. Reading and writing tests are also required for all grades beyond first. Math inventory tests are given according to grade level.

Additional testing may be required at the discretion of the Admissions Office, or at the request of the Director of the school.

 Education Programs

- Kindergarten
- ESL program
- Elementary School
- Middle School
- High School


 Q & A

Q1.
What are the starting and ending dates?
A1.
Korea International School starts on 11 August 2003 and ends on 11 June. KIS has 180 school days.
Q2.
What grades do you have?
A2.
We have kindergarten through 10th grade this school year. With the graduation from class of tenth graders, one eleventh-grade class will be added. Additional grades will be added to the high school on a yearly basis.
Q3.
What is your class size?
A3.
The maximum enrollment for each class is 20 students.
Q4.
Do you provide school lunch?
A4.
Lunch coupons are sold in the KIS Cafeteria. If a student with a monthly coupon chooses to bring a sack lunch occasionally during the month, that days lunch coupon can be used at another time.
Q5.
Do you have school bus service?
A5.
We provide school bus service. Buses serve various foreign residential areas of Seoul and Boondang.
Q6.
How can we visit your school?
A6.
Please contact the Admissions Office and make an appointment. We are willing to answer any questions that you might have and give you a tour of our facilities.
Q7.
Do the students take an admissions test to enroll in your school? If yes, what kind of tests do you have?
A7.
There are English and Mathematics tests.
The English test covers oral, reading, and writing abilities.
Q8.
Do you have an ESL program?
A8.
We offer English as a Second Language support for grades one through five.
Q9.
What extracurricular activities do you have?
A9.
We have Music Ensemble, Sci-Fi Club, Soccer, SSAT Preparation, Computer, Drawing, Taekwondo, Computer Photography, Cross Stitch, and Holiday Crafts. Fun Art, Scrapbooking, Gymnastics, Chinese, Korean Legend and Folktale, Storytelling, Taekwondon.
Q10.
Is your school accredited?
A10.
The Korean Ministry of Education certified our school in 1999.Certification with the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, U.S., is a three-year process which we have already begun.
   
 
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The President: Sang-Moon, Park / Personal Data: Byung-Jun, Kim
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