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We offer two complementary educational paths: the International Baccalaureate Continuum of Programmes and the English National Curriculum. Learn more about the option that may be appropriate for your child below.

Ages 2-5

Ages 5-11

Ages 11-14

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Four Middle School students analyzing a globe

Hands-on educational experiences, inside and outside the classroom.

High School students recite Pygmalion in the courtyard

The High School building has ample space for independent and group study.

Year 5 students teach Year 1 students about brain functions.

Opportunities for collaboration across all class years.

Students play in the Early Years Playground

A 25 acre campus provides a natural playground in every season.

A production of The Imaginary Invalid

Well-rounded students pursuing academic and creative excellence.

Students in PHE class

Our playing field is located in the heart of campus.

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Celebrating 110 years of Seoul Foreign School - founded in 1912.

Inspiring Excellence, Building Character

Since 1912

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TODAY AT SFS

TODAY AT SFS

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By the Numbers

Learn more about Seoul Foreign School.

48

Nationalities
Represented

1450+

Students

40

Years of IBDP
Authorization

1912

Year SFS was
Founded

35

Avg. SFS
IB Score

29.9

Avg. World
IB Score

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48

Nationalities
Represented

On average, 50% of our students are US citizens, with the remaining 50% representing nearly 50 nations.

1450+

Students

Our students attend classes on our 25 acre hilltop campus, spread across our four sections: the British School, Elementary School, Middle School and High School.

40

Years of IBDP
Authorization

In the 2021-2022 school year, SFS celebrates 40 years of offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, making our High School the most experienced IB school in Korea. Providing a rich learning environment, our highly educated, innovative and caring faculty are recruited from around the globe and deliver exceptional teaching with outstanding results. 

1912

Year SFS was
Founded

Seoul Foreign School celebrates 110 years of history in the 2021-2022 school year. 

35

Avg. SFS
IB Score


29.9

Avg. World
IB Score

The average IBDP score worldwide is 29.9, while the SFS student average for 2019-2020 is 35. Of 109 diploma candidates that year, 97% passed as compared to the global pass rate of 79.1%.

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Seoul of a Leader (SOAL) is an educator-led leadership conference that aims to provide professional development and professional networking opportunities for current and aspiring education leaders. The theme of this year’s conference was Just Us: Leading Together for Justice and focused on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice in education institutions and in society at large.

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students backpacks

A sense of caring is at the heart of our mission. The importance of guiding, supporting and challenging each one of our students is what defines our school’s approach.