Daegu International School

Co-Education (5-18)
Day School|Boarding School
+82 53-980-2100
22 Palgong-ro 50-gil, Bongmu-dong, Dong-gu, Daegu, South Korea
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Year of Foundation2010
Enrollment Phase / GradesGrades K-12
BoardingDay School|Boarding School
Number of students310
Teacher Student Ratio1-15
AccreditationsWASC (Wester Association of Schools and Colleges) and MOE (Korean Ministry of Education)
HeadmasterMr. Chris Murphy
Yearly Tuition Fee (Min)KRW 20,500,000
Yearly Tuition Fee (Max)KRW 28,400,000


Daegu International School was established in August 2010, Daegu International School (DIS) is a K-12 independent co- educational day and boarding school located in Daegu, Republic of Korea.
DIS is affiliated with Lee Academy in Lee, Maine, USA. DIS offers the same curriculum as Lee Academy, which is based on the College Board’s Advanced Placement system, the Maine Learning Results and the Common Core Curriculum.
DIS provides a holistic education that stresses academic excellence, social engagement, and intellectual curiosity. In addition, our small school size gives each student an opportunity to pursue leadership roles in student clubs and athletics.

Our mission at DIS is to help students become successful contributing members of a global society by providing a safe, nurturing environment in which students can reach their maximum potential; socially, emotionally, and intellectually.

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AP, American Diploma, Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards and Maine Learning Results

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We have a wide range of activities, to include: · Soccer · Cross-country · Waterskiing · Cheerleading · Modern Dance · Science Club · Choir · Robotics · Rock Band · Cooking Club · Multi-Culture Club · School Newspaper · Girl Scouts · Student Council · Model United Nations · National Honor Society (NHS & NJHS) · National Art Honor Society · Red Cross Youth (RCY)
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