Yongsan International School of Seoul YISS
Yongsan International School of Seoul (YISS) is a private, K-12 school in the heart of Seoul offering an American curriculum to the international community. We welcome families and students of all religions and worldviews from more than 50 countries, providing a rich multicultural experience anchored in the values of truth, excellence, and diversity. Within this nurturing environment, a commitment to individual student success is fostered by a team of highly qualified, passionate Christian educators and staff who inspire a love of learning and unleash each student’s potential to achieve. Studying at YISS is an extraordinary educational experience that empowers students and prepares them to excel in college and beyond, anywhere in the world.
YISS is a NICS/Oasis school. Accredited by WASC and ACSI, YISS’ instructional program is academically rigorous and includes an extensive offering of AP courses at the high school level. Our comprehensive extracurricular program includes a rich array of athletics, performing and fine arts, community service, and leadership programs which develop the whole child, enabling students to pursue their passions and talents. YISS alumni are confident, well-rounded, independent critical thinkers who continue their studies at many of the world’s most selective universities, including Columbia, Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Stanford, UPenn, Yale Imperial College of London, Seoul National University, and University of Toronto.
Conveniently located within the largest foreign community of Seoul, the YISS campus is a secure enclave where ample green space complements modern architecture. State-of-the-art facilities include the latest learning technology, two libraries, two gymnasiums, a spacious cafeteria, a 500-seat auditorium, a full-size turf soccer field, and a beautiful indoor aquatics center. It’s all part of a highly energized campus that captures students’ imaginations and facilitates a world-class education.
Fabulous international school
My kids have been here since preschool and we love it! Location is great, staff and teachers are super friendly. We love so many of their teachers. I'm sad that we have to move back to our home country soon. We will miss YISS.