Core Values

“Korea International School, Jeju Campus is guided by our core values that include our mission, vision, learning outcomes, and strategic initiatives.”

What brings it all together? A focus on growth and continuous improvement.


To provide a challenging American curriculum, promote responsibility to our community and world, and prepare students for learning in university and life.

KISJ’s Mission and Vision guide the community’s actions, prioritizing learners’ needs and engaging them in challenging and authentic learning experiences. The school cultivates critical thinking and problem-solving skills and employs a curriculum that promotes transferable skills like communication, literacy, and numeracy. A comprehensive Social-Emotional Learning program is integral to addressing students’ holistic needs and equipping them with essential skills for future success. By creating a safe and supportive environment, the school nurtures students’ interests and curiosities while developing necessary foundational knowledge, skills, and conceptual understanding.


Our well-rounded graduates will lead responsibly and build positive change around the world.

KISJ values and respects all members of our community. We believe fair treatment, justice, and equality for all is the most basic of rights.

KISJ aims to provide an education that goes beyond academics, with a vision of developing responsible, well-rounded leaders who build positive change in the world. Our schoolwide learner outcomes [DRAGONS] are built on instilling in all of our students respect, responsibility, and open mindness with a global perspective.

KISJ values and embraces diversity and culture, encourages critical thinking toward social responsibility, and teaches respect for all persons regardless of differences.

As part of our commitment to inclusion and diversity we will continue to learn and grow as a school and always work to do better.