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(a) High School

Submit Document for Admission

Registration Information
Registration for Seoul American High School can be made upon arrival. It is required of all students, and families must re-register every school year.
Registration may be accomplished at the Registrar's Office which is located in room 121 of the new ACS building across the street from the school.
Sponsor's, please bring the following :

Sponsor's, please bring the following:
  • A copy of the sponsor's orders, any changes, concurrent travel orders if issued, extension to orders.
  • If Navy, a copy of the dependent's entry approval order or letter from PSD; all other command sponsorship orders if issued.
  • Student's Social Security numbers.
  • Emergency information: (information of someone you would like to notify in the event you can not be reached)
      • Name
      • Address
      • Phone number
  • Verification of dependency by one of the following:
      • Official birth certificate
      • Passport
      • Dependents listed on orders
      • Command sponsorship letter verification from CPO
  • Immunization record
      • The 121st General Hospital's Immunization Clinic has the school forms for verification.
      • The TB tyne test must be current within the current year
  • Kindergarten children must be five years old by October 31st.
  • First grade children must be six years old by October 31st.
  • Federally Connected Conractor personnel must bring an eligibility memorandum from their sponsoring agency in accordance with USKF Regulation 700.19

If you have any questions, you may contact the District Superintendents Office (DSO):
DSN: 738-7707

Graduation Requirements for Seoul American High School
 
Subject Area
Credits needed
Explanation ( s )
English
4
Two years of ESL may be substituted for 2 years of English.
Mathmatics
3
Two credits must be earned in coursework that includes algebra and geometry.
Science
3
All courses must contain a laboratory component.
US History
1
 
US Government
0.5
 
Social Studies
1.5
Physical Education
1
Health
0.5
Art, Music, Humanities, Drama
Aesthetics
1
Business, Indust. Arts, Home Ec., JROTC, Work Exp.
Career Education
1
Computer
1
A total of 2 credits in the same second (foreign) language.
Foreign Lang
2
 
Electives*
4.5
 

* Any course that is not a required course is an elective course. College Entrance Requirements.

In addition to High School graduation requirements, students should keep inmind their objectives for a job or continuing education in a vocational school, college or university after high school.

Entrance requirements may vary but the following ones are the minimum requirements either required or recommended by most colleges and universities. Junior Colleges or community colleges often are less selective. The more selective the college, the higher level school academic courses will be expected. A good rule of thumb is to enroll in the highest level course in which you are capable of maintaining a minimum of a "C" average.

Minimum Requirements
English
4 Credits
Two years of ESL may be substituted for 2 years of English.
Mathmatics
2 Credits
At least Algebra I and Geometry; however, many colleges require completion of math courses through Algebra II
Science
2 Credits
All courses must contain a laboratory component.
Social Studies
3 Credits
Foreign Lang
2 Credits
 

In addition to the above minimum classes, students should have taken additional courses in the fields that are necessary or related to the major to be studied. Remember that the more higher level academic classes a student has on his/her records, the more attractive he/she will be to employers or colleges. .

 Immunization

DoD Dependents Schools Immunization Requirements.
[ Reviewed for accuracy : 09-19-02 ]


Students who enroll in DoD Dependents Schools ( DoDDS ) must meet specific immunization requirements.

These requirements, displayed below, represent the minimum immunization requirements and DO NOT necessarily reflect the the optimal immunization status of a student.


Oral Polio Vaccine
(OPV/IPV) (OPV/OPVC)

4 doses of Polio Vaccine (oral or injected), last one of which was administered after the 4th birthday.

If started at age 7 or later, a series of 2 doses plus a 3rd booster dose.
Diptheria, Tetnus, Pertussis*
(DT/DTP/DTaP/Td) (DT/DPT/DPTC/Td)
4 doses given singly or in combination, at least one of which was administered after the 4th birthday.

If started at age 7 or later, a series of 2 doses plus a 3rd booster dose.
Tentanus, Diphtheria
TD
A Td booster is needed between 11-12 years of age and then every ten years thereafter.
Varicella

CHPO
All unvaccinated persons who lack a reliable history of Chickenpox must be vaccinated. Persons 13 years or older should receive 2 doses at least one month apart if not previously vaccinated or did not have chickenpox.
Hepatitis B
( HEPB/HBC )
3 doses of Energix, Recombivax, or Hepatitis B are required. Those not vaccinated in infancy must begin the series before entering school.
Measles, Mumps, Rubella ( MMR/MMRC )
2 doses of live attenuated vaccine given singly or in combination at least one of which was administered after the 4th birthday.
PPD/TB tine/monovac
TB testing is required yearly.

* Pertussis immunization is not required for individuals older than 6 years of age.
YOU MUST HAVE A COPY OF YOUR SHOT RECORD AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION!


 Testing Data

2002-2003
Test Date
Application Deadline
10/12/02
09/10/02
11/02/02
09/27/02
12/07/02
11/01/02
01/25/03
12/23/02
05/03/03
03/28/02
06/03/03
05/02/02

 Immunization

American College Test (ACT)
26 October, 2002 at Seoul Foreign School (99-330-3312)

Advanced Placement Program (AP)


2003 Exam Dates
5may
English Literature / German Language / Music Theory
6may
Calculus AB / Calculus BC / Art History
7may
Spanish Language / Computer Science A / Computer Science AB / French Literature / Statistics
8may
English Language / French Language / Spanish Literature
9may
US History / European History / Studio Art
12may
Biology / Physics B / Physics C / World History
13may
Chemistry / Psychology
14may
Government and Politics / Environmental Science
15may
Macroeconomics / Microeconomics
16may
Latin Literature / Latin: Vergil / Human Geography  
Transportation

SEOUL STUDENT TRANSPORTATION OFFICE (STO)
BLDG S-4106

The Seoul Student Transportation Office ( STO ) is located in the new ACS Building, S-4106, room 121, and we are here to serve our community with safe and reliable student transportation services. Some of our duties include coordinating transportation for the daily commuting bus transportation, pre-arranging transportation for curricular and co-curricular events ( field trips, sport matches, etc ), providing school bus safety training to students, and issuing school bus passes. The Seoul STO conducts safety inspections on all school bus stops and buses used for student transportation within the commuting area. We also work closely with the school administrators, housing office, and various base commands to establish the walking and commuting areas for the local Seoul DoDDS schools. GUIDELINES FOR SCHOOL BUS TRANSPORTATION Distance requirements are one of the primary standards for school bus service. In general, elementary students, grades 6 and below, are authorized school bus services if they reside more than one mile from their authorized school. Students in grades 7 and above are authorized school bus service if they reside more than one and one half miles from school. For the Yongsan area, the entire post has been designated a ‘walking area’ as no school busing is provided except in the case of children with special education needs.

Bus stops are located in centralized areas of the school bus commuting zone. IAW DOD regulation 4500.36R, students may be required to walk to the designated bus stop. For grades 6 and below, students may be required to walk up to one mile to their bus stop. For grades 7 and above, students may be required to walk up to one and one half miles to their bus stop.
Space required students are authorized to ride on DoDDS school buses, provided they reside within the designated commuting area. Prior to renting or leasing any off base housing, members should check with the local STO to ensure that bus service is available for the area they intend to move into. It’s the parents’ responsibility to transport students to the closest bus stop within the commuting area if they reside outside the designated commuting area. Bus stops on routes are established to service the community and it’s the parents’ responsibility to ensure that the student(s) is/are catching the bus at the designated bus stop. All students should have one primary pick-up and drop-off bus stop.

Students should be at their assigned bus stop at least 10 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. Parents, who will meet children in the afternoon, should be at the bus stop 10 minutes prior to arrival. An adult must meet students in grades K-2. Students in these grades, who are not met by an adult at the bus stop, will be brought back to the Seoul Student Transportation Office. Once returned to the STO, the parents will be contacted to pick-up the child.

NOTES OF INTEREST  Pre-registration for the upcoming school will be held in May. Place and time TBD. Parents will receive more information from the school. Questions should be directed to the school or the school registrar at 738-7707.

All students must have a new/updated photo taken prior to being issued a bus pass. Parents and students can come by the Seoul STO, Monday thru Friday, 0800 hours until 1600 hours (the office will not close for lunch) to have the photo taken. School bus passes will be available for pick-up during the middle of August. More information provided later.
Questions, problems, and concerns should be directed to the Seoul STO at 738-5032/4538
 
   
 
 
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