Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) is a world-renowned accrediting association in the United States that works closely with the US Department of State’s Office of Overseas Schools. Kwangju Foreign School is accredited by the WASC. We provide quality education and is committed to student learning and ongoing improvement.


Established in 1973, the Korea Council of Overseas Schools (KORCOS) is South Korea’s largest professional association for international educators. Kwangju Foreign School is a full member of KORCOS. KORCOS serves to develop and increase the quality of instruction and learning programs, and to enable teachers to meet established professional growth goals.


SKAC is organization for international schools based in the southern region of South Korea. We are one of the four founding schools that established SKAC in the spring of 2005. Activities that Kwangju Foreign School participates in include volleyball, basketball, futsal, cross country, track and field, Model United Nations, speech and debate, and spelling bee.


The National Honor Society (NHS) is an organization that encourages leadership, service, character, and scholarship. NHS recognizes your highest achieving students in high school with a unique experience that provides beneficial to life. Kwangju Foreign School is actively a part of the NHS.