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Curriculum of Middle
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Curriculum of Middle and High School

Middle School

7~9

Grades

2

Homerooms per grade

~20

Students per class

45~80%

English Teaching

High School

10~12

Grades

3

Homerooms per grade

~20

Students per class

20~80%

English Teaching

HIS middle and high school education is based on 3C’s in Christ and seeks to enable students to discover their gifts and talents, while equipping them to pursue their future calling. The middle and high school curriculum consists of subject courses and co-curricular activities. The regular track consists of required courses that students need to take in each grade. The elective track consists of courses that students can choose depending on their interests and chosen career path. Additionally, there are Korean and international courses. Korean courses are taught in Korean, while international courses are taught in English. International courses are generally chosen by students preparing for university overseas.

Subjects

Regular Track

Elective Track

Curriculum

Co-curricular
Activities

Independent Activities

Club Activities

Community Service Activities

Career Activities

Curriculum

Subjects

Regular Track

Elective Track

Co-curricular
Activities

Independent Activities

Club Activities

Community Service Activities

Career Activities

Subjects

Middle School Subjects

Subject (groups)
Subjects
Kor
Eng
Christian Studies
· Bible
· Chapel
 
Korean Language
· Korean Language Arts    · Korean as a 2nd Language (KSL)
English Language
· English (5 Levels)    · Speech & Debate/Advanced English
Mathematics
Kor    · Mathematics    · Mathematics Project
Int    · Pre-Algebra    · Algebra I    · Geometry
 
 
Social Studies (History)
Kor    · Social Studies    · Korean History
Int    · World Geography & Cultures    · World History
 
 
Science/Information Technology
· Science    · Science Project
· Information & Communications Technology    · Computer Programming
 
 
Physical Education
· Physical Education
Arts
· Music    · Art
Elective
· Introductory Chinese

High School Subjects

Subject (groups)
Subjects
Kor
Eng
Christian Studies
· Bible
· Chapel
 
Korean Language
· Korean Language Arts    · Literature    · Readings    · Language & Media    · Speech & Composition
· KSL    · Classics    · Critical Reading & Writing
English Language
· English    · English I   · English II   · Reading & Writing
· English Communication   · English Modern Classics   · English Literature & Composition
Mathematics
Kor    · Mathematics    · Mathematics I   · Mathematics II    · Probabilities & Statistics   · Calculus
Int    · Algebra II    · Pre-Calculus    · Calculus I   · Calculus II    · Applied Mathematics & Statistics
 
 
Korean History
· Korean History
Social Studies (History/Ethics)
Kor    · Integrated Social Studies    · Society & Culture    · Inquiry of Social Problems    · Social Studies Research
Int    · Understanding Korean Society    · World History    · International Relations
 
 
Science
· Biology I    · Biology II    · Chemistry I    · Chemistry II
· Physics I    · Physics II    · [HUP] Advanced Physics
· Advanced Life Science    · Advanced Physics & Technology
Physical Education
· Physical Education    · Sports & Health    · Sports & Life
Arts
· Music    · Music & Performance    · Music & Life
· Art    · Art & Performance    · Art & Life    · [HUP] Advanced Design
Technology/Home Economics
· Computer Programming    · Robotics Programming
Foreign Languages
· Chinese I   · Chinese II    · Advanced Chinese
·Japanese I    · Japanese II
Miscellaneous
· Online AP Courses

AP (Advanced Placement) Courses are college-level subjects. At HIS, students take online AP courses provided by NorthStar Academy under the supervision of an HIS teacher. Please note that the AP subjects available may vary from year to year and additional fees are generated when taking AP classes.

HUP (Handong University-level Program) courses are advanced-level subjects integrated with a Christian worldview taught by Handong Global University professors. Currently, 12th graders can take Advanced Design and Advanced Physics. There is a possibility that additional subjects will be added in the future, or these subjects to be acknowledged as college credits as UP (University-level Programs).

 

Middle School Daily Schedule

Period
Time
Homerooms
8:30-8:55
1
9:00-9:50
2
10:00-10:50
3
11:00-11:50
4
12:00-12:50
Lunch
12:50-13:30
5
13:30-14:20
6
14:30-15:20
7
15:30-16:20
After School
16:30-17:20

High School Daily Schedule

Period
Time
Homerooms
8:30-8:55
1
9:00-9:50
2
10:00-10:50
3
11:00-11:50
Lunch
11:50-12:30
4
12:30-13:20
5
13:30-14:20
6
14:30-15:20
7
15:30-16:20
After School
16:30-17:20