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57 Wolgye-ro 45ga-gil, Nowon-gu
Seoul, Republic of Korea
Asia Pacific International School, Pre K-12 English School, Seoul
Asia Pacific International School is a K-12 private, nonprofit college preparatory school fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
APIS is a purpose driven school with a unique vision and mission that will prepare our students for the “New Pacific Century.” APIS strives to educate their students in a loving and caring Christian environment, to become globally enlightened citizens who are able to bridge the gap between the East and the West, and are ready to welcome the exciting challenges of the New Pacific Century.
Driven by its global mission and vision in education, APIS operates under a “two campuses under one school” model – our East Asia campus in Seoul, Korea and our campus of the West in Hawaii, the United States – offering a unique educational opportunity to draw from the advantages of both the East and the West.
APIS follows an international curriculum with an emphasis on East Asian competencies; performing and visual arts; science, technology, engineering and math; and spiritual growth. Our programs go beyond an already rigorous American program with the intention to create a truly international curriculum within the context of East Asian society. We expect our graduates to be fluent in English and at least two East Asian languages (Korean, Chinese, and Japanese).
One of the key strengths of APIS’ educational program is its emphasis on building strong literacy skills in our students. Our elementary division has instituted the balanced literacy program, in which we implement our Writer’s and Reader’s workshops (based on the work of Lucy Calkins of Columbia University). This commitment to literacy is continued in the secondary through a rigorous humanities program with an emphasis on academic and creative writing.
What Sets Us Apart
- Highly distinguished teaching staff recruited from the finest universities in North America and the world. Our teachers’ expertise and passion for teaching are the main reasons why our students achieve excellence.
- Intimate, family-like learning environment with a 5:1 student to teacher ratio.
- Rigorous, international curriculum with specialized emphases in each campus to help our students gain the competitive edge necessary to take on the challenges of the New Pacific Century.
- Commitment to help our students nurture their unique talents and aid in their own personal growth through an emphasis on the arts and design thinking.
- APIS Seoul Campus: Purpose built facilities in safe and secure surroundings, located within metropolitan Seoul and only 30 minutes from City Hall.
- APIS Hawaii Campus: Located on the North Shore of Oahu, APIS Hawaii campus expands over 97 acres of incredibly beautiful natural surroundings, nestled against an emerald mountain backdrop and overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
- Learning center staffed with full-time teachers to provide both in school and afterschool support for any students who need extra academic assistance.
- Inclusive community where children of all faiths can be nurtured together to achieve the highest level of intellectual and personal development.
- Resource rich learning environment, including high-speed wireless access and the most up-to-date tools in every classroom.
Our graduates have been accepted to top colleges and universities including; Stanford, Brown, Columbia, Dartmouth, Cornell, NYU, UC Berkeley, Rutgers, USC, University of Michigan, Washington University in St. Louis, Rhode Island School of Design, and Yonsei University (UIC).
Extracurricular Activities: A Cappella / Board Game Club / Chamber Orchestra Music / Chess Club / Elementary Culture Exploration Club / Elementary Foreign Language / Elementary Lego / Elementary Lego Robotics / Elementary Soccer / Elementary Saturday Sports Camp / Forensics Debate / Forensics Speech / Individual Music Lessons (violin, trombone & baritone, French horn, percussion, trumpet, saxophone, clarinet) / Jazz Band / Korean Song Class and Storytelling / Learning Center / Lower Elementary Art / Mathematical Olympics / Middle School Boys Soccer / Middle School Girls Soccer / Table Tennis Club / Upper Elementary Art / Varsity Boys Basketball / Varsity Girls Basketball / Varsity Boys Volleyball / Varsity Girls Volleyball / Varsity Boys Soccer / Varsity Girls Soccer
Student Clubs: THEIA Missions / Habitat for Humanity / The Book Deliveries / UNICEF / Compassion Korea / A Better World / Hand in Hand (Wolgye Elementary) / World Vision / PAIN / APIS Math Club Model United Nations Club / APIS Film Club / Tangible Economics / Leaders for Environmental Awareness and Protection / National Honors Society / ES SRC / MS SRC / HS SRC / APIS Business Club / North Korean Human Rights / Cooking Club / Music Ensemble / Mock Trial Club / Emergency Life Support / Robotics / Table Tennis Club / THEIA Wolgye / Hawks nest / Amnesty International / Academic Competition Federation / APIS Database Club / Nature Inquiry Club / Deaf-ine / Computer Repair and Donation Club / Cordon Bleu / Social Entrepreneurship Project for Tomorrow / Heptatonic (APIS Dance Club) / No Higher Calling APIS / Pla – Model Club.
Events: American Math Contest / Athletics Banquet / Back-to-school Night / Carnival / College Visits / Christmas Concert / Culture Fair / Elementary Field Day / Elementary Musicals / Elementary Wicked Wacky Week / End-of-Year Concert / Field Trips / Foreign Language Speech Contest / Graduation / High School Prom / High School Spirit Week / KIMEA Solo/Ensemble Festival / Korean Writing Contest / Middle School Lock-in / Middle School Olympics / Middle School Speech Contest / Middle School Spirit Week / Moving Up Ceremonies / One Hundredth Day Celebration / Parent Coffee Meetings / Parent Teacher Conferences / Pacific Pencil Publishing Party / Pep Rally / Publishing Parties / Read Across / Science Fair / Secondary Retreat / Spring Concert / SRC Elections / Student Club Bazaar / Summer Reading Club / Talent Show / 30-Hour Famine / Write Across
Directions by Public Transportation:
Kwangwoon Univ. Station (Line 1, Stop 119): Go out Exit 2 and take bus 1130 to Wolgye Middle School
Seokgye Station (Line 6 Stop 644 or Line 1 Stop 120): Go out Exit 1 and take bus 1130 to Wolgye Middle School
Hagye Station (Line 7, Stop 715): Go out Exit 5 and take bus 1161 to Wolgye Middle School
Directions by Car:
Naebu Expressway (37 minutes)
Naebu Expressway - Jeongreung Ramp - Gireum New Town intersection - Mia Sageori - Dream Forest - Wolgye 2-bridge - Lotte Castle Apartments - Yumkwang High School - APIS
Seoul City Hall (36 minutes)
Gwanghwamun Gate Samgeori-Anguk Station - Hyehwa Rotary - Hansung University Station - Gireum New Town intersection - Mia Sageori - Dream Forest - Wolgye 2-bridge - Lotte Castle Apartments - Yumkwang High School - APIS
Gangnam, Apgujeong (30 minutes)
Seongsu Bridge - Dongbu Expressway (direction: Uijeongbu) - Hagye Station - Dream Forest (make a U-turn) - Wolgye 2-bridge - Lotte Castle Apartments - Yumkwang High School - APIS
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