Seoul Scholars International School is located in Dachi-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea. It was founded with the goal to provide high standard secondary education, especially to those who aspire to study abroad. The school accepts 8th to 12th grade students and prepares them for the next stage of their academic careers. In order to promote intellectual maturity, independence, discipline and best-explained curriculum, expert instructors have been chosen to serve the academic posts of International School Seoul. To further enhance academics and well-roundedness, SSI also offers opportunities to study abroad both during the academic year and after graduation.
Seoul Scholars International offers students a wide range of academic courses which includes:
· Social studies and AP social studies.
· STEM i.e., mathematics, science and technology.
· Foreign languages like Chinese and Spanish.
The SSI seeks intellectually curious and motivated students. It is the admission committee that assesses individual applicant potential and offers admission based on the following steps:
Step 1: Submit Application Form
Step 2: The entrance test which consists of Math and English and the Interview calls are directed individually to the potential candidates.
Step 3: Accepted student receives further instructions on the remaining admission process and school policies.
Application forms can be downloaded from the official website
LIFE AT INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL SEOUL:
Besides providing excellent academics, the School also offers extracurricular activities. These include the following:
Model United Nations
Students who enjoy research and debates can join Model United Nations (MUN). MUN promotes teamwork and allows students to explore that which will impact the world.
The SSI orchestra brings students who have the passion for music together.
SSI volleyball team plays DoDEA schools throughout the week.
Students who love the arts can meet after class to exchange ideas and practice their craft.
Student Council intends to promote a sense of campus unity among students, stimulates interest and offers opportunities for every student in the International School Seoul.
The Book Club promotes literacy by encouraging students to read.
The Yearbook Club carries on the tradition of recording and publishing a chronicle of the academic year by producing SSI’s annual yearbook. Students in grades 9-12 who are interested in journalism, photography and/ or graphic design are encouraged to join as members of the staff.
Students can learn the basic to advanced skills, learn strategies and stay fit by joining basketball club.
The Chinese Club welcomes students who are interested in learning more about Chinese history, culture, and language to join us.
ACCREDITATION AND RECOGNITION:
The Seoul Scholars International is accredited and recognised by the following bodies:
· AdvancED accreditation
· NIPSA accreditation, the National Independent Private Schools Association
· Cambridge International School.
· As an ACT test centre, students may register to take the ACT test at SSI.
· The Korea Council of Overseas Schools (KORCOS) located in South Korea.
· SIWA, Seoul’s premier international women’s organisation
For those willing to stand out in today’s increasing academic challenges and willing to get a high standard education that will focus both on academic and personality aspects of the students, International School Seoul is the gateway. You are invited to come and talk about SSI programs.