Dwight School Seoul
|Dwight School Seoul|
|1582-1 Sangam-dong, Mapo-gu
|Type||Independent, college preparatory school|
|Grades||Preschool - 12|
|Color(s)||Blue and Red|
Dwight School Seoul is an international foreign school located in Seoul's Digital Media City and is a member of The Dwight Schools, a global network of independent International Baccalaureate (IB) schools founded in New York in 1872. Dwight School Seoul offers the International Baccalaureate curriculum, as a fully authorised IB World School, to students preschool through grade twelve. Dwight School Seoul has a student body which represents over 28 countries.
In 2009, The Dwight Schools organization was selected by the Seoul Metropolitan Government to open a model IB school for Korean and international students. Dwight School Seoul's campus was officially completed in July 2012 and opened its doors on August 20, 2012.
Dwight School Seoul is a five-story facility built above ground encompassing 18,659 m^2. Dwight's Seoul campus was designed by D&B Architecture Group in accordance with sustainable design principals, utilizing renewable energy through rooftop solar panels.
The Dwight Schools Global Network
The Dwight Schools are an international network of campuses and programs, which in addition to Dwight School Seoul include The Dwight School in New York; Dwight School London in England; Dwight School Canada on Vancouver Island, British Columbia; and the Qibao-Dwight High School in Shanghai, China. Currently more than 2,000 students study at Dwight schools.
Dwight School Seoul is currently pursuing authorization as an International Baccalaureate World School, offering the full complement of IB programs: Primary Years Program (PYP) which covers preschool through grade 5, the Middle Years Program (MYP) which covers grades 6-10 and the Diploma Program, encompassing grades 11 and 12. The Diploma Program is anticipated to be fully operational by September 2014.
Dwight Seoul offers the following activities:
- Homework Club
- Model United Nations
- TV Broadcast
- Horseback Riding
- K-Pop Dance
Dwight School Seoul is a part of the Korea International Schools Activities Conference (KISAC), and a member of the Korean-American Interscholastic Activities Conference (KAIAC). The team is called the Dwight Lions and a lion serves as the school's mascot.
|Fall Sports||Winter Sports||Spring Sports|
|Boys, Girls Volleyball||Boys, Girls Basketball||Boys, Girls Soccer|
|Boys, Girls Soccer||Boys, Girls Volleyball||Boys, Girls Basketball|
|Boys, Girls Soccer||Boys, Girls Indoor Soccer||Boys, Girls Basketball|
|Cross-Country (4-5 only)||Swimming||Athletics|
- The Korea Herald:http://nwww.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20110307000773
- The Korea Herald:http://nwww.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20120819000374