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Daegu International Private School

Address: 22 Palgong-ro 50-gil, Bongmu-dong, Dong-gu, Daegu, Republic of Korea
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Description Daegu International Private School

  • Established: 2010
  • Location: Daegu, South Korea
  • Students age: 6-17
  • Type of training: blended
  • Form of study: full board, day school
  • Type of accommodation: residence
  • Language of instruction: English.

Daegu International School is a private school in the Republic of Korea, accredited by national and American organizations. At DIS, students receive a classic American education with a focus on global issues.

Key facts:

  • International teaching staff - qualified foreign teachers from the USA and Europe
  • 70% of teachers have masters or PhD degrees
  • Classic American Learning Model
  • 12 courses on the sophisticated program of American standards Advanced Placement
  • One of the most prestigious AP Capstone programs at school
  • The school has 305 students: 78% of them are Korean students, 12% are foreigners and 10% are Americans. Children from 14 countries study at the school, including from Australia, Canada, India, Japan, China, Vietnam, USA
  • The ratio of the number of students per teacher is 15 to 1.

The school has licenses:

  • Korean Ministry of Education
  • US Department of Education
  • Associations Lee Academy
  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

The Korean school has a partnership with Lee Academy , thanks to which Daegu International School graduates receive secondary education diplomas from two organizations - Daegu International School and Lee Academy.

Daegu International School took the American educational system as the basis of its methodology. The curriculum and extracurricular activities are aimed at high-quality preparation of schoolchildren for further studies at universities. Progressive teaching principles allow the school to prepare students in the best way who confidently enter the best universities in the world.

100% of graduates entered prestigious higher education institutions, including:

  • Brown university
  • Columbia university
  • Dartmouth university
  • New york university
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Waseda university
  • Ewha womans university
  • University of oxford
  • University of Edinburgh.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Daegu International Private School

Program name
from 19 500 $ / year

Elementary school

  • Age: 6 - 11
  • Duration: 5 years
  • Language of instruction: English.

Characteristics of elementary school:

  • Academic Program Based on American Standards
  • Small classes
  • The purpose of the program is the comprehensive development and development of skills important for further study
  • Subjects: English, science, music, art, physical education, Spanish or Chinese.
from 21 040 $ / year

Middle school

  • Age: 11-14 years old
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Language of instruction: English.

Characteristics from high school:

  • The program is aimed at developing communication skills and teamwork.
  • Subjects: English, mathematics, science, music, art, physical education.

High School - Advanced Placement

  • Age: 14-18 years old
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Language of instruction: English.

AP- school courses:

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB / BC
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • English Literature & Composition
  • Micro / Macro Economics
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Research (Capstone)
  • Spanish
  • Statistics
  • World History.

Accommodation, housing and food

The residence located on the school grounds is a modern five-story complex with 60 comfortable rooms, lounge areas, game rooms, kitchens and a fitness center.

Events Daegu International Private School

DIS carefully draws up a program of extracurricular activities for the diverse development of children. She finds a balance between in-depth study of priority subjects, sports, creativity and the development of social skills.

  • Sports sections: basketball, cross-country, volleyball, badminton, cheerleading, fitness, tennis, ping pong, golf, hockey, ballet
  • Activities developing academic and social skills: DECA, Global Issues Network, Mathematics Olympiad, self-government, science club, experimental club, oratory, TED, global education, Youth Leadership Program, Amnesty International, foreign languages
  • Creative groups: theater, music, drawing, photography, dancing, cooking school, rock band, journalism.

Equipment Daegu International Private School

Modern equipment allows students to get the most out of their education in an elite private school:

  • 40 modern classes that are equipped with the latest technology, including smart boards, projectors, Apple computers , iPads , 3 D printers, robotics programs
  • Computer lab
  • Science lab
  • Film Studio
  • Gym
  • Concert hall
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • 2 basketball courts
  • 2 playing fields
  • 2 libraries
  • Art Design Studios
  • Dance studios
  • School of Music.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

  • 1st semester: August-December
  • 2 semester: January-May.

The list of additional costs:

  • Non-refundable application review fee = 250,000 ₩
  • Non-refundable entry fee = 3,000,000
  • Food = about 900,000
  • School bus = 2,400,000
  • Residence residence ( Grades 3-5) + food package = 8 200 000 ₩
  • Alumni Contribution ( Grade 12 ) = 500,000 .

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

The school accepts students, taking into account academic performance, personal qualities, entrance exam results and recommendations.

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- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
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