Korea Kent Foreign School

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Korea Kent Foreign School
Korea Kent.jpg
Address
18-11 Nang-dong, Kwangjin-gu, Seoul, Korea
Seoul, Korea
Information
Type private
Established 1993
Grades 1–12
Website

Korea Kent Foreign School is a private school in Seoul, South Korea that was founded in 1994 to provide education to international students. More than 30 nationalities are represented in the student body, with the majority of students coming from the United States. Student enrollment is around three hundred in total from Kindergarten to High school.[1] [2] [3] [4]

The school is authorized by the Republic of Korea Ministry of Education. It is a member of East Asia Regional Council of Overseas Schools, and accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

The school started as a high school only institution. Today, it has classes from kindergarten through to grade twelve. Now the school is located in Gwangjin-gu, in a very modern design.

All classes at Korea Kent Foreign School are taught in English. AP classes are offered. There is an English as a second language (ESL) program, which offers supplemental classes to support students with deficient levels of English ability.

The school has approximately one hundred students enrolled in each education level, from elementary school, middle school to high school.

Sports[edit]

KKFS competes in Division II of the Korean-American Interscholastic Activity Conference (KAIAC) in the following six varsity sports teams: boys and girls volleyball, boys and girls basketball, and boys and girls soccer. KKFS also competes in swimming and cross-country, both of which do not have division levels. Since joining the conference in 2003, Kent's sports teams have become increasingly competitive and have begun to experience consistent success. The boy's basketball has team won two KAIAC conference championships in 2007 and 2008. In 2008-2009 season, the Boys Varsity Soccer team won both the KAIAC conference and tournament championships. Kent's soccer program has become increasingly notable for sending its graduates to universities in the United States on scholarships at the Collegiate level. The girls volleyball team has also seen great success in recent years winning the KAIAC tournament 2 years in a row (2010 and 2011) and won the KAIAC conference in 2011 as well.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Korea Kent Foreign School - Korea". internationalschoolsreview.com. Retrieved 15 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Korea Kent Foreign school - International School Informatio". Retrieved 15 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Korea Kent Foreign School". seoulhelp.com. Retrieved 15 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Korea Kent Foreign School". acerent.net. Retrieved 15 March 2014. 

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