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School-wide Learner Outcomes


Produce questions 
Identify connections within and across content and integrate knowledge 
Evaluate and interpret the complexities of the English language and the symbolic language of mathematics and the sciences 
Effectively acquire, assess, and organize information 
Evaluate the accuracy and validity of sources




Solve problems creatively 
Generating Ideas: Fluency, Flexibility, Originality, Elaboration, Symbolic Thinking 
Digging deeper into ideas: analyzing, synthesizing, reorganizing/redefining, resolving ambiguity, working with complexity 
Courage to explore ideas: problem sensitivity, curiosity and risk-taking, humor/playfulness/fantasy/feelings, integration of dichotomies, growth 
Listening to one's inner voice: sense of purpose, persistence/hard work, rejects stereotypes



Articulate using academic language and an informed point of view 
Employ good listening skills 
Evaluate and successfully utilize forms of argument in both oral and written context 
Demonstrate competency in exchanging and presenting ideas through a wide variety of formats




Take a proactive approach to their current academic pursuits and future goals 
Successfully prioritize tasks and manage stress 
Act ethically and take personal responsibility for actions 
Develop foundational skills for transition to life and college readiness




Practice empathy, cultural awareness and sensitivity 
Apply excellence, respect, courage, and integrity in interactions with others 
Make meaningful contributions within their communities
Use individual voice to advocate for the needs of all 
Act with a global consciousness 
Model strong citizenship with school, community, nation, and the world




At Gangnam International School, our club activities are 'co-curricular' because they support the curriculum and are aligned with our mission. Students and faculty advisors create, lead, and grow these activities with specific and varied outcomes set from the beginning. Whether it's improving debate skills, supporting the local community, or practicing mindfulness and life balance, we insist that all co-curriculars are fun, purposeful, and meaningful. For many students, this is where friendships are forged and memories are made.


The goal of our G1-6 program is to educate the whole child in an environment that supports overall development and maximizes    each child’s potential. Our innovative program is designed to enable and empower our students to be independent, critical thinkers who actively build their knowledge and persevere to succeed in constructing their knowledge and in mastering skills.                                                                        

​Our students grow to be members of a strong community and learn to give back to one’s local and global communities through school-wide volunteer programs and activities.                                                                                          

초등 과정 G1-G6의 교육 목표는 고른 발달과 개인의 잠재력을 극대화하는 전인 교육입니다. GIS의 혁신적인 프로그램은 아이들이 역동적으로 지식을 탐구하고 기량을 닦기 위해 꾸준히 인내할 수 있도록 설계되어 있습니다. 우리의 아이들은 GIS 커뮤니티의   일원으로 성장하여 학교 전반의 봉사활동을 통해 지역 사회와 세계에 환원하는 법을 배웁니다.


Grade 7-12


Our Secondary School program covers grades 7-12 and is designed to be learner-centered and supportive of the developmental and educational needs of young adolescents. The middle school years are an important time of transition during which students experience unprecedented cognitive, social-emotional, and physical growth. Our small classroom size and assessment practices help us meet individual student’s learning needs unique to the middle school years.                                  


The goal of our High School program, which includes high performance expectations and support for each student’s personal development, is to provide a four-year educational experience that prepares students to be life-long learners and to develop skills that will enable them to have the academic readiness to continue their education at a post-secondary institution and, eventually,successfully enter their chosen field. ​


GIS 7~12학년 프로그램은 학습자 중심의 교육으로서 이 시기의 발달 및 교육의 필요를 충족하도록 설계되어 있습니다. 이 시기는 학생들이 인지 발달, 사회성, 감정의 조절, 신체적 성장 등에 있어서 전례없는 경험을 하는 중요한 시기입니다. GIS는 작은 규모의   교실 사이즈를 유지하고 다면적인 평가를 통해 이 시기에 맞는 개인의 학습 요구를 충족시킵니다.