Dwight School Seoul

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Dwight School Seoul
Dwight School Logo.JPG
21 World Cup Buk-ro 62-Gil Sangam-dong, Mapo-gu
South Korea
Type Independent, college preparatory school
Established 2012
Headmaster Kevin Skeoch
Grades Preschool - 12
Color(s) Blue and Red
Mascot Lion
Gender Coeducational
Day Day

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 37 countries. Dwight School Seoul is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).


In 2009, The Dwight Schools organization was selected by the Seoul Metropolitan Government to open a model IB school for Korean and international students.[1] Dwight School Seoul's campus was officially completed in July 2012 and opened its doors on August 20, 2012.[2]

The Institution[edit]


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[edit]

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 an IB 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.

Student life[edit]

Extracurricular Program[edit]

Dwight Seoul offers the following activities:

  • Homework Club
  • Model United Nations
  • TV Broadcast
  • Soccer
  • Cooking
  • Taekwondo
  • Fencing
  • Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
  • Horseback Riding
  • Choir
  • Hip-Hop Dance
  • French
  • Investment Club


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.

Sports Teams

Fall Sports Winter Sports Spring Sports
Grades 9-10
Boys, Girls Volleyball Boys, Girls Basketball Boys, Girls Soccer
Cross-Country Cheerleading Swimming
Grades 6-8
Boys, Girls Soccer Boys, Girls Volleyball Boys, Girls Basketball
Cross-Country Swimming Athletics
Grades 2-5
Boys, Girls Soccer Boys, Girls Indoor Soccer Boys, Girls Basketball
Cross-Country (4-5 only) Swimming Athletics