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Saturday, 10 December 2016

History

Korean International School started out in 1988 with establishment of Korean School, officially recognized and supported by Ministry of Education of Republic of Korea to provide continuing education based on Korean curriculum for Korean students in HK.

In order to meet increasing demand, the Korean community represented by Korean Residents’ Association of HK together with the then Korean Consul General, approached HK government to grant a permanent facility, the success of which saw construction at Sai Wan Ho campus starting in 1992 with Korean International School being established in 1993. First classes moved in in 1994.

Mar. 1, 1988  Korean School established with a license issued by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea.
Apr. 11, 1988  School was opened in Po Fu Lam containing 5 classes (Total students: 49).
The inauguration of the first principal: Mr. Han-Ju Son.
Feb. 14, 1990  First graduation ceremony comprising of 4 graduates.
Mar. 4, 1990  New campus established in Wan Chai.
Sept. 3, 1990  Establishment of the Korean Branch (Korean Center), comprising of one class of Grade 1.
Aug. 15, 1992  Celebration of the commencement of the construction of a new campus at Sai Wan Ho.
Feb. 17, 1993  Permission was granted by the Hong Kong government for the establishment of the Korean International School.
Feb. 25, 1994  Celebration of the completion of Korean International School campus at Sai Wan Ho.
Sept. 1, 1994  Establishment of the kindergarten (LG 1) under the Korean stream program.
Establishment of the English stream program comprising of 18 students from 14 different nations.
Sept. 8, 1994  Permission was granted by Republic of Korea for the establishment of middle and high school sections.
Mar. 1, 1995  Commencement of 2 classes in the Middle - High School Sections.
Jan.24, 1997  Permission was granted by The Republic of Korea to establish the Secondary School.
Mar. 1, 1997  Commencement of Secondary School in the Korean section.
Feb. 17, 2000  First graduation ceremony for 1999 Secondary School.
Eleventh graduation ceremony for 1999 Primary School.
Fourth graduation ceremony for 1999 Middle- High School.
Fifth graduation ceremony for 1999 Kindergarten.
Jun. 19, 2002  Commencement of the construction of an extension on the school's infrastructure.
Oct. 9, 2012  Congelation Ceremony of Construction of new block extension.



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