Gwangju Science High School
|Gwangju Science High School|
|Revised Romanization||Gwangju gwahak godeung hakgyo|
|McCune–Reischauer||Kwangchu kwahak kotŭng hakkyo|
Gwangju Science Academy for the Gifted is one of the science schools in South Korea, located in Gwangju. It was open in March 1984 as Jeonnam Science High School (전남과학고등학교) which was changed to the current name in 1990. Gwangju Science High School is known as a science specialized magnet school for students who want to major in science, mathematics and engineering in university.
Korea's first astronaut, Yi So-Yeon, is an alumnus of this school.
- (in Korean) Gwangju Science Academy Official site
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