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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.

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Elementary School celebrating the host country of Korea

Happy 2023!

Grade 1 students inquiring into the impact of Earth's position and movement relative to the sun.

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

All Grade 5 students experience playing their chosen instrument through the Beginner Band program.

Opportunities for musical collaboration across all genres.

High School musical production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoate.

Pursuing academic and creative excellence for more than 110 years.

Grade 10 students practicing water polo skills, learning the rules of the sport.

Inspiring a passion for learning.

Each sports season brings special excitement to our various sporting communities.

Inter-school competitions give students broader experience.

IB curriculum in the High School promotes hands-on learning.

A school inspiring academic excellence.

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.

    55

    Nationalities
    Represented

    1555

    Students

    40

    Years of IBDP
    Authorization

    1912

    Year SFS was
    Founded

    36

    Avg. SFS
    IB Score

    29.9

    Avg. World
    IB Score

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    55

    Nationalities
    Represented

    On average, 50% of our students are US citizens, with the remaining 50% representing 55 nations.

    1555

    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. 

    36

    Avg. SFS
    IB Score


    29.9

    Avg. World
    IB Score

    The average IBDP score worldwide is 29.9, while the SFS student average for 2021-2022 is 36. Of 109 diploma candidates that year, 98% passed as compared to the global pass rate of 79.1%.

    IB Stories

    Students from the Class of 2022 at SFS talk about their passions and goals, their learning experience at SFS, what they liked about the IB Programme, and what advice they would give to the younger students who aspired to follow their paths. 

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    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.