Signature Programs

Fully Articulated and Aligned East Asian Language Program

APIS offers fully articulated and aligned foreign language instruction from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. All APIS students develop proficiencies in at least two East Asian languages.

Extensive Performing Arts Program

Our musicians travel domestically and internationally to perform at the Korea International Music Educators Association (KIMEA) and Association of Music of International Schools (AMIS) festivals. Our students are not only mastering music but are also contributing to a larger musical community through these experiences.

Recording Arts Program

APIS is the only international school in Korea to house a full, professional-quality recording studio. Our students learn to produce, record and mix music using the latest, state of the art software and hardware.

APIS STEM Scholar

APIS curriculum provides various pathways, enabling students to access post-AP level expertise in specialized STEM fields, such as computer science and robotics. Our STEM program is supported by one-to-one computer access, state of the art science labs, maker spaces, and IT infrastructure. APIS graduates who complete the requirements for post-AP pathways in computer science and/or robotics will be recognized as an APIS STEM Scholar on their transcript.

The New Pacific Century Academy (NPCA)

Every year, our middle school students are allowed to participate in a month-long Project-Based Learning (PBL) collaborative between the two campuses. Students from the Seoul school will have the opportunity to travel to Hawai‘i during the Fall semester while the Hawai‘i school students travel to Seoul during the Spring semester. Each grade will be given a chance to explore topics such as cultural identity, globalization, and sustainable development.

Readers & Writers Workshop Program (Elementary School)

APIS is one of the very first schools to adopt Lucy Calkin’s workshop approach to building strong literacy skills in elementary and middle schools. Students at APIS begin to master essential oral communication, reading, writing, and speaking in elementary school. Through the reading and writing workshop model, children become competent and independent readers. They can reflect on their reading as they work through the stages of reading development. Focus on literacy is continued throughout high school with a rigorous humanities program emphasizing on academic writing and research.

Explorations (Elementary School)

Exploration is a part of the Personalized Learning program at APIS where our students meet weekly with teachers to begin exploring various topics of interests and passions. Students learn proper research skills, how to plan and execute projects in a flexible learning environment where students’ voices and choices are acknowledged. Students gain ownership of their learning while developing meaningful relationships with peers, teachers, and local community members along the way. At the end of each session, students are able to showcase their achievements and celebrate their learning through an exhibition.

Orffestra (Elementary School)

The Orff approach introduces and teaches children about music on a level that our elementary students can easily comprehend. Musical concepts are learned through singing, chanting, dance, movement, drama, and playing Orff instruments. Improvisation, composition, and a child's natural sense of play are encouraged. These learned concepts become springboards for further creative pursuits such as improvising or composing their own music. At the elementary level, we have ensembles of kindergarten to second-grade Orffestra and grades three to five Orffestra. Young musicians acquire foundational skills by having fun playing Orff instruments.

Grade 5 Retreat (Elementary School)

Fifth grade is an exciting year for our students as they will be going on a retreat for at least three days. This is a great avenue to build deeper relationships with their teachers and peers. The expedition provides the students with a chance to extend their learning opportunities far beyond the classroom. Students will take on experiential challenges that resilience, collaboration, and leadership through team-building activities. It provides them with the chance to explore the natural environment in a safe setting, while they learn from their mistakes and develop perseverance.

Genius Hour (Middle School)

Genius Hour is a dedicated weekly time for middle school students to explore their passions. Teachers guide students in selecting their passions and help them to identify how this passion can positively contribute to their community. Students then plan and carry out their own quest to explore their passion, master new skills, and share with others. Through independent work, peer support, and collaboration, students are able to expand their world, take active ownership of their learning, and produce programs, projects, and personal growth.

Global Issues Network (High School)

The Global Issues Network program is an internationally recognized group that allows students to tackle the twenty most pressing challenges to create a better future. In many schools, this is a club that students can join, but at APIS, we sanction time for this as a high school course. The values that the Global Issues Network places on taking on the challenges of the New Pacific Century aligns so well with our mission and values, that we want students to invest quality time in this cause. We are invited to join international conferences, and our students take action on these issues at a local, national, and international level.

Global Citizenship Program

The Global Citizens Program (GCP) fosters the spirit of adventure, service, and empathy as global citizens. By traveling with teachers on a week-long service-learning program, students gain the opportunity to experience the interconnectedness between individuals and societies and to consider complex dimensions of global issues.

Spiritual Growth and Team Building Retreat

A week-long retreat is held away from the campus each academic year for the secondary school students.

Personalized Learning Support Program

APIS has an instructional support program to provide both in-school and after school support for any student who needs extra, one-to-one, academic assistance. As a growth-mindset school where all students can succeed, we believe that every student can learn and grow through hard work and perseverance.

New Pacific Century Scholar (NPCS) Program

APIS academic schedule sets aside one month each year for high school students to engage in an extended internship, independent research projects, and community service. Starting with ninth-grade, students have ample choice in these three areas but must complete one activity in each of these areas at a high level of achievement in order to graduate. The purpose of the NPC Scholar program is to promote student agency, authentic experience, and deeper engagement in learning. We believe these experiences are the best to prepare our students for higher education and entrepreneurship.

Fully Articulated and Aligned East Asian Language Program

APIS offers fully articulated and aligned foreign language instruction from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. All APIS students develop proficiencies in at least two East Asian languages.

Extensive Performing Arts Program

Our musicians travel domestically and internationally to perform at the Korea International Music Educators Association (KIMEA) and Association of Music of International Schools (AMIS) festivals. Our students are not only mastering music but are also contributing to a larger musical community through these experiences.

Recording Arts Program

APIS is the only international school in Korea to house a full, professional-quality recording studio. Our students learn to produce, record and mix music using the latest, state of the art software and hardware.

APIS STEM Scholar

APIS curriculum provides various pathways, enabling students to access post-AP level expertise in specialized STEM fields, such as computer science and robotics. Our STEM program is supported by one-to-one computer access, state of the art science labs, maker spaces, and IT infrastructure. APIS graduates who complete the requirements for post-AP pathways in computer science and/or robotics will be recognized as an APIS STEM Scholar on their transcript.

The New Pacific Century Academy (NPCA)

Every year, our middle school students are allowed to participate in a month-long Project-Based Learning (PBL) collaborative between the two campuses. Students from the Seoul campus will have the opportunity to travel to Hawai‘i during the Fall semester while the Hawai‘i campus students travel to Seoul during the Spring semester. Each grade will be given a chance to explore topics such as cultural identity, globalization, and sustainable development.

Readers & Writers Workshop Program (Elementary School)

APIS is one of the very first schools to adopt Lucy Calkin’s workshop approach to building strong literacy skills in elementary and middle schools. Students at APIS begin to master essential oral communication, reading, writing, and speaking in elementary school. Through the reading and writing workshop model, children become competent and independent readers. They can reflect on their reading as they work through the stages of reading development. Focus on literacy is continued throughout high school with a rigorous humanities program emphasizing on academic writing and research.

Explorations (Elementary School)

Exploration is a part of the Personalized Learning program at APIS where our students meet weekly with teachers to begin exploring various topics of interests and passions. Students learn proper research skills, how to plan and execute projects in a flexible learning environment where students’ voices and choices are acknowledged. Students gain ownership of their learning while developing meaningful relationships with peers, teachers, and local community members along the way. At the end of each session, students are able to showcase their achievements and celebrate their learning through an exhibition.

Orffestra (Elementary School)

The Orff approach introduces and teaches children about music on a level that our elementary students can easily comprehend. Musical concepts are learned through singing, chanting, dance, movement, drama, and playing Orff instruments. Improvisation, composition, and a child's natural sense of play are encouraged. These learned concepts become springboards for further creative pursuits such as improvising or composing their own music. At the elementary level, we have ensembles of kindergarten to second-grade Orffestra and grades three to five Orffestra. Young musicians acquire foundational skills by having fun playing Orff instruments.

Grade 5 Retreat (Elementary School)

Fifth grade is an exciting year for our students as they will be going on a retreat for at least three days. This is a great avenue to build deeper relationships with their teachers and peers. The expedition provides the students with a chance to extend their learning opportunities far beyond the classroom. Students will take on experiential challenges that resilience, collaboration, and leadership through team-building activities. It provides them with the chance to explore the natural environment in a safe setting, while they learn from their mistakes and develop perseverance.

Genius Hour (Middle School)

Genius Hour is a dedicated weekly time for middle school students to explore their passions. Teachers guide students in selecting their passions and help them to identify how this passion can positively contribute to their community. Students then plan and carry out their own quest to explore their passion, master new skills, and share with others. Through independent work, peer support, and collaboration, students are able to expand their world, take active ownership of their learning, and produce programs, projects, and personal growth.

Global Issues Network (High School)

The Global Issues Network program is an internationally recognized group that allows students to tackle the twenty most pressing challenges to create a better future. In many schools, this is a club that students can join, but at APIS, we sanction time for this as a high school course. The values that the Global Issues Network places on taking on the challenges of the New Pacific Century aligns so well with our mission and values, that we want students to invest quality time in this cause. We are invited to join international conferences, and our students take action on these issues at a local, national, and international level.

Global Citizenship Program

The Global Citizens Program (GCP) fosters the spirit of adventure, service, and empathy as global citizens. By traveling with teachers on a week-long service-learning program, students gain the opportunity to experience the interconnectedness between individuals and societies and to consider complex dimensions of global issues.

Spiritual Growth and Team Building Retreat

A week-long retreat is held away from the campus each academic year for the secondary school students.

Personalized Learning Support Program

APIS has an instructional support program to provide both in-school and after school support for any student who needs extra, one-to-one, academic assistance. As a growth-mindset school where all students can succeed, we believe that every student can learn and grow through hard work and perseverance.

New Pacific Century Scholar (NPCS) Program

APIS academic schedule sets aside one month each year for high school students to engage in an extended internship, independent research projects, and community service. Starting with ninth-grade, students have ample choice in these three areas but must complete one activity in each of these areas at a high level of achievement in order to graduate. The purpose of the NPC Scholar program is to promote student agency, authentic experience, and deeper engagement in learning. We believe these experiences are the best to prepare our students for higher education and entrepreneurship.

Fully Articulated and Aligned East Asian Language Program

APIS offers fully articulated and aligned foreign language instruction from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. All APIS students develop proficiencies in at least two East Asian languages.

Extensive Performing Arts Program

Our musicians travel domestically and internationally to perform at the Korea International Music Educators Association (KIMEA) and Association of Music of International Schools (AMIS) festivals. Our students are not only mastering music but are also contributing to a larger musical community through these experiences.

Recording Arts Program

APIS is the only international school in Korea to house a full, professional-quality recording studio. Our students learn to produce, record and mix music using the latest, state of the art software and hardware.

APIS STEM Scholar

APIS curriculum provides various pathways, enabling students to access post-AP level expertise in specialized STEM fields, such as computer science and robotics. Our STEM program is supported by one-to-one computer access, state of the art science labs, maker spaces, and IT infrastructure. APIS graduates who complete the requirements for post-AP pathways in computer science and/or robotics will be recognized as an APIS STEM Scholar on their transcript.

The New Pacific Century Academy (NPCA)

Every year, our middle school students are allowed to participate in a month-long Project-Based Learning (PBL) collaborative between the two campuses. Students from the Seoul campus will have the opportunity to travel to Hawai‘i during the Fall semester while the Hawai‘i campus students travel to Seoul during the Spring semester. Each grade will be given a chance to explore topics such as cultural identity, globalization, and sustainable development.

Readers & Writers Workshop Program (Elementary School)

APIS is one of the very first schools to adopt Lucy Calkin’s workshop approach to building strong literacy skills in elementary and middle schools. Students at APIS begin to master essential oral communication, reading, writing, and speaking in elementary school. Through the reading and writing workshop model, children become competent and independent readers. They can reflect on their reading as they work through the stages of reading development. Focus on literacy is continued throughout high school with a rigorous humanities program emphasizing on academic writing and research.

Explorations (Elementary School)

Exploration is a part of the Personalized Learning program at APIS where our students meet weekly with teachers to begin exploring various topics of interests and passions. Students learn proper research skills, how to plan and execute projects in a flexible learning environment where students’ voices and choices are acknowledged. Students gain ownership of their learning while developing meaningful relationships with peers, teachers, and local community members along the way. At the end of each session, students are able to showcase their achievements and celebrate their learning through an exhibition.

Orffestra (Elementary School)

The Orff approach introduces and teaches children about music on a level that our elementary students can easily comprehend. Musical concepts are learned through singing, chanting, dance, movement, drama, and playing Orff instruments. Improvisation, composition, and a child's natural sense of play are encouraged. These learned concepts become springboards for further creative pursuits such as improvising or composing their own music. At the elementary level, we have ensembles of kindergarten to second-grade Orffestra and grades three to five Orffestra. Young musicians acquire foundational skills by having fun playing Orff instruments.

Grade 5 Retreat (Elementary School)

Fifth grade is an exciting year for our students as they will be going on a retreat for at least three days. This is a great avenue to build deeper relationships with their teachers and peers. The expedition provides the students with a chance to extend their learning opportunities far beyond the classroom. Students will take on experiential challenges that resilience, collaboration, and leadership through team-building activities. It provides them with the chance to explore the natural environment in a safe setting, while they learn from their mistakes and develop perseverance.

Genius Hour (Middle School)

Genius Hour is a dedicated weekly time for middle school students to explore their passions. Teachers guide students in selecting their passions and help them to identify how this passion can positively contribute to their community. Students then plan and carry out their own quest to explore their passion, master new skills, and share with others. Through independent work, peer support, and collaboration, students are able to expand their world, take active ownership of their learning, and produce programs, projects, and personal growth.

Global Issues Network (High School)

The Global Issues Network program is an internationally recognized group that allows students to tackle the twenty most pressing challenges to create a better future. In many schools, this is a club that students can join, but at APIS, we sanction time for this as a high school course. The values that the Global Issues Network places on taking on the challenges of the New Pacific Century aligns so well with our mission and values, that we want students to invest quality time in this cause. We are invited to join international conferences, and our students take action on these issues at a local, national, and international level.

Global Citizenship Program

The Global Citizens Program (GCP) fosters the spirit of adventure, service, and empathy as global citizens. By traveling with teachers on a week-long service-learning program, students gain the opportunity to experience the interconnectedness between individuals and societies and to consider complex dimensions of global issues.

Spiritual Growth and Team Building Retreat

A week-long retreat is held away from the campus each academic year for the secondary school students.

Personalized Learning Support Program

APIS has an instructional support program to provide both in-school and after school support for any student who needs extra, one-to-one, academic assistance. As a growth-mindset school where all students can succeed, we believe that every student can learn and grow through hard work and perseverance.

New Pacific Century Scholar (NPCS) Program

APIS academic schedule sets aside one month each year for high school students to engage in an extended internship, independent research projects, and community service. Starting with ninth-grade, students have ample choice in these three areas but must complete one activity in each of these areas at a high level of achievement in order to graduate. The purpose of the NPC Scholar program is to promote student agency, authentic experience, and deeper engagement in learning. We believe these experiences are the best to prepare our students for higher education and entrepreneurship.

Fully Articulated and Aligned East Asian Language Program

APIS offers fully articulated and aligned foreign language instruction from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. All APIS students develop proficiencies in at least two East Asian languages.

Extensive Performing Arts Program

Our musicians travel domestically and internationally to perform at the Korea International Music Educators Association (KIMEA) and Association of Music of International Schools (AMIS) festivals. Our students are not only mastering music but are also contributing to a larger musical community through these experiences.

Recording Arts Program

APIS is the only international school in Korea to house a full, professional-quality recording studio. Our students learn to produce, record and mix music using the latest, state of the art software and hardware.

APIS STEM Scholar

APIS curriculum provides various pathways, enabling students to access post-AP level expertise in specialized STEM fields, such as computer science and robotics. Our STEM program is supported by one-to-one computer access, state of the art science labs, maker spaces, and IT infrastructure. APIS graduates who complete the requirements for post-AP pathways in computer science and/or robotics will be recognized as an APIS STEM Scholar on their transcript.

The New Pacific Century Academy (NPCA)

Every year, our middle school students are allowed to participate in a month-long Project-Based Learning (PBL) collaborative between the two campuses. Students from the Seoul campus will have the opportunity to travel to Hawai‘i during the Fall semester while the Hawai‘i campus students travel to Seoul during the Spring semester. Each grade will be given a chance to explore topics such as cultural identity, globalization, and sustainable development.

Readers & Writers Workshop Program (Elementary School)

APIS is one of the very first schools to adopt Lucy Calkin’s workshop approach to building strong literacy skills in elementary and middle schools. Students at APIS begin to master essential oral communication, reading, writing, and speaking in elementary school. Through the reading and writing workshop model, children become competent and independent readers. They can reflect on their reading as they work through the stages of reading development. Focus on literacy is continued throughout high school with a rigorous humanities program emphasizing on academic writing and research.

Explorations (Elementary School)

Exploration is a part of the Personalized Learning program at APIS where our students meet weekly with teachers to begin exploring various topics of interests and passions. Students learn proper research skills, how to plan and execute projects in a flexible learning environment where students’ voices and choices are acknowledged. Students gain ownership of their learning while developing meaningful relationships with peers, teachers, and local community members along the way. At the end of each session, students are able to showcase their achievements and celebrate their learning through an exhibition.

Orffestra (Elementary School)

The Orff approach introduces and teaches children about music on a level that our elementary students can easily comprehend. Musical concepts are learned through singing, chanting, dance, movement, drama, and playing Orff instruments. Improvisation, composition, and a child's natural sense of play are encouraged. These learned concepts become springboards for further creative pursuits such as improvising or composing their own music. At the elementary level, we have ensembles of kindergarten to second-grade Orffestra and grades three to five Orffestra. Young musicians acquire foundational skills by having fun playing Orff instruments.

Grade 5 Retreat (Elementary School)

Fifth grade is an exciting year for our students as they will be going on a retreat for at least three days. This is a great avenue to build deeper relationships with their teachers and peers. The expedition provides the students with a chance to extend their learning opportunities far beyond the classroom. Students will take on experiential challenges that resilience, collaboration, and leadership through team-building activities. It provides them with the chance to explore the natural environment in a safe setting, while they learn from their mistakes and develop perseverance.

Genius Hour (Middle School)

Genius Hour is a dedicated weekly time for middle school students to explore their passions. Teachers guide students in selecting their passions and help them to identify how this passion can positively contribute to their community. Students then plan and carry out their own quest to explore their passion, master new skills, and share with others. Through independent work, peer support, and collaboration, students are able to expand their world, take active ownership of their learning, and produce programs, projects, and personal growth.

Global Issues Network (High School)

The Global Issues Network program is an internationally recognized group that allows students to tackle the twenty most pressing challenges to create a better future. In many schools, this is a club that students can join, but at APIS, we sanction time for this as a high school course. The values that the Global Issues Network places on taking on the challenges of the New Pacific Century aligns so well with our mission and values, that we want students to invest quality time in this cause. We are invited to join international conferences, and our students take action on these issues at a local, national, and international level.

Global Citizenship Program

The Global Citizens Program (GCP) fosters the spirit of adventure, service, and empathy as global citizens. By traveling with teachers on a week-long service-learning program, students gain the opportunity to experience the interconnectedness between individuals and societies and to consider complex dimensions of global issues.

Spiritual Growth and Team Building Retreat

A week-long retreat is held away from the campus each academic year for the secondary school students.

Personalized Learning Support Program

APIS has an instructional support program to provide both in-school and after school support for any student who needs extra, one-to-one, academic assistance. As a growth-mindset school where all students can succeed, we believe that every student can learn and grow through hard work and perseverance.

New Pacific Century Scholar (NPCS) Program

APIS academic schedule sets aside one month each year for high school students to engage in an extended internship, independent research projects, and community service. Starting with ninth-grade, students have ample choice in these three areas but must complete one activity in each of these areas at a high level of achievement in order to graduate. The purpose of the NPC Scholar program is to promote student agency, authentic experience, and deeper engagement in learning. We believe these experiences are the best to prepare our students for higher education and entrepreneurship.

Fully Articulated and Aligned East Asian Language Program

APIS offers fully articulated and aligned foreign language instruction from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. All APIS students develop proficiencies in at least two East Asian languages.

Extensive Performing Arts Program

Our musicians travel domestically and internationally to perform at the Korea International Music Educators Association (KIMEA) and Association of Music of International Schools (AMIS) festivals. Our students are not only mastering music but are also contributing to a larger musical community through these experiences.

Recording Arts Program

APIS is the only international school in Korea to house a full, professional-quality recording studio. Our students learn to produce, record and mix music using the latest, state of the art software and hardware.

APIS STEM Scholar

APIS curriculum provides various pathways, enabling students to access post-AP level expertise in specialized STEM fields, such as computer science and robotics. Our STEM program is supported by one-to-one computer access, state of the art science labs, maker spaces, and IT infrastructure. APIS graduates who complete the requirements for post-AP pathways in computer science and/or robotics will be recognized as an APIS STEM Scholar on their transcript.

The New Pacific Century Academy (NPCA)

Every year, our middle school students are allowed to participate in a month-long Project-Based Learning (PBL) collaborative between the two campuses. Students from the Seoul campus will have the opportunity to travel to Hawai‘i during the Fall semester while the Hawai‘i campus students travel to Seoul during the Spring semester. Each grade will be given a chance to explore topics such as cultural identity, globalization, and sustainable development.

Readers & Writers Workshop Program (Elementary School)

APIS is one of the very first schools to adopt Lucy Calkin’s workshop approach to building strong literacy skills in elementary and middle schools. Students at APIS begin to master essential oral communication, reading, writing, and speaking in elementary school. Through the reading and writing workshop model, children become competent and independent readers. They can reflect on their reading as they work through the stages of reading development. Focus on literacy is continued throughout high school with a rigorous humanities program emphasizing on academic writing and research.

Explorations (Elementary School)

Exploration is a part of the Personalized Learning program at APIS where our students meet weekly with teachers to begin exploring various topics of interests and passions. Students learn proper research skills, how to plan and execute projects in a flexible learning environment where students’ voices and choices are acknowledged. Students gain ownership of their learning while developing meaningful relationships with peers, teachers, and local community members along the way. At the end of each session, students are able to showcase their achievements and celebrate their learning through an exhibition.

Orffestra (Elementary School)

The Orff approach introduces and teaches children about music on a level that our elementary students can easily comprehend. Musical concepts are learned through singing, chanting, dance, movement, drama, and playing Orff instruments. Improvisation, composition, and a child's natural sense of play are encouraged. These learned concepts become springboards for further creative pursuits such as improvising or composing their own music. At the elementary level, we have ensembles of kindergarten to second-grade Orffestra and grades three to five Orffestra. Young musicians acquire foundational skills by having fun playing Orff instruments.

Grade 5 Retreat (Elementary School)

Fifth grade is an exciting year for our students as they will be going on a retreat for at least three days. This is a great avenue to build deeper relationships with their teachers and peers. The expedition provides the students with a chance to extend their learning opportunities far beyond the classroom. Students will take on experiential challenges that resilience, collaboration, and leadership through team-building activities. It provides them with the chance to explore the natural environment in a safe setting, while they learn from their mistakes and develop perseverance.

Genius Hour (Middle School)

Genius Hour is a dedicated weekly time for middle school students to explore their passions. Teachers guide students in selecting their passions and help them to identify how this passion can positively contribute to their community. Students then plan and carry out their own quest to explore their passion, master new skills, and share with others. Through independent work, peer support, and collaboration, students are able to expand their world, take active ownership of their learning, and produce programs, projects, and personal growth.

Global Issues Network (High School)

The Global Issues Network program is an internationally recognized group that allows students to tackle the twenty most pressing challenges to create a better future. In many schools, this is a club that students can join, but at APIS, we sanction time for this as a high school course. The values that the Global Issues Network places on taking on the challenges of the New Pacific Century aligns so well with our mission and values, that we want students to invest quality time in this cause. We are invited to join international conferences, and our students take action on these issues at a local, national, and international level.

Global Citizenship Program

The Global Citizens Program (GCP) fosters the spirit of adventure, service, and empathy as global citizens. By traveling with teachers on a week-long service-learning program, students gain the opportunity to experience the interconnectedness between individuals and societies and to consider complex dimensions of global issues.

Spiritual Growth and Team Building Retreat

A week-long retreat is held away from the campus each academic year for the secondary school students.

Personalized Learning Support Program

APIS has an instructional support program to provide both in-school and after school support for any student who needs extra, one-to-one, academic assistance. As a growth-mindset school where all students can succeed, we believe that every student can learn and grow through hard work and perseverance.

New Pacific Century Scholar (NPCS) Program

APIS academic schedule sets aside one month each year for high school students to engage in an extended internship, independent research projects, and community service. Starting with ninth-grade, students have ample choice in these three areas but must complete one activity in each of these areas at a high level of achievement in order to graduate. The purpose of the NPC Scholar program is to promote student agency, authentic experience, and deeper engagement in learning. We believe these experiences are the best to prepare our students for higher education and entrepreneurship.

Fully Articulated and Aligned East Asian Language Program

APIS offers fully articulated and aligned foreign language instruction from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. All APIS students develop proficiencies in at least two East Asian languages.

Extensive Performing Arts Program

Our musicians travel domestically and internationally to perform at the Korea International Music Educators Association (KIMEA) and Association of Music of International Schools (AMIS) festivals. Our students are not only mastering music but are also contributing to a larger musical community through these experiences.

Recording Arts Program

APIS is the only international school in Korea to house a full, professional-quality recording studio. Our students learn to produce, record and mix music using the latest, state of the art software and hardware.

APIS STEM Scholar

APIS curriculum provides various pathways, enabling students to access post-AP level expertise in specialized STEM fields, such as computer science and robotics. Our STEM program is supported by one-to-one computer access, state of the art science labs, maker spaces, and IT infrastructure. APIS graduates who complete the requirements for post-AP pathways in computer science and/or robotics will be recognized as an APIS STEM Scholar on their transcript.

The New Pacific Century Academy (NPCA)

Every year, our middle school students are allowed to participate in a month-long Project-Based Learning (PBL) collaborative between the two campuses. Students from the Seoul campus will have the opportunity to travel to Hawai‘i during the Fall semester while the Hawai‘i campus students travel to Seoul during the Spring semester. Each grade will be given a chance to explore topics such as cultural identity, globalization, and sustainable development.

Readers & Writers Workshop Program (Elementary School)

APIS is one of the very first schools to adopt Lucy Calkin’s workshop approach to building strong literacy skills in elementary and middle schools. Students at APIS begin to master essential oral communication, reading, writing, and speaking in elementary school. Through the reading and writing workshop model, children become competent and independent readers. They can reflect on their reading as they work through the stages of reading development. Focus on literacy is continued throughout high school with a rigorous humanities program emphasizing on academic writing and research.

Explorations (Elementary School)

Exploration is a part of the Personalized Learning program at APIS where our students meet weekly with teachers to begin exploring various topics of interests and passions. Students learn proper research skills, how to plan and execute projects in a flexible learning environment where students’ voices and choices are acknowledged. Students gain ownership of their learning while developing meaningful relationships with peers, teachers, and local community members along the way. At the end of each session, students are able to showcase their achievements and celebrate their learning through an exhibition.

Orffestra (Elementary School)

The Orff approach introduces and teaches children about music on a level that our elementary students can easily comprehend. Musical concepts are learned through singing, chanting, dance, movement, drama, and playing Orff instruments. Improvisation, composition, and a child's natural sense of play are encouraged. These learned concepts become springboards for further creative pursuits such as improvising or composing their own music. At the elementary level, we have ensembles of kindergarten to second-grade Orffestra and grades three to five Orffestra. Young musicians acquire foundational skills by having fun playing Orff instruments.

Grade 5 Retreat (Elementary School)

Fifth grade is an exciting year for our students as they will be going on a retreat for at least three days. This is a great avenue to build deeper relationships with their teachers and peers. The expedition provides the students with a chance to extend their learning opportunities far beyond the classroom. Students will take on experiential challenges that resilience, collaboration, and leadership through team-building activities. It provides them with the chance to explore the natural environment in a safe setting, while they learn from their mistakes and develop perseverance.

Genius Hour (Middle School)

Genius Hour is a dedicated weekly time for middle school students to explore their passions. Teachers guide students in selecting their passions and help them to identify how this passion can positively contribute to their community. Students then plan and carry out their own quest to explore their passion, master new skills, and share with others. Through independent work, peer support, and collaboration, students are able to expand their world, take active ownership of their learning, and produce programs, projects, and personal growth.

Global Issues Network (High School)

The Global Issues Network program is an internationally recognized group that allows students to tackle the twenty most pressing challenges to create a better future. In many schools, this is a club that students can join, but at APIS, we sanction time for this as a high school course. The values that the Global Issues Network places on taking on the challenges of the New Pacific Century aligns so well with our mission and values, that we want students to invest quality time in this cause. We are invited to join international conferences, and our students take action on these issues at a local, national, and international level.

Global Citizenship Program

The Global Citizens Program (GCP) fosters the spirit of adventure, service, and empathy as global citizens. By traveling with teachers on a week-long service-learning program, students gain the opportunity to experience the interconnectedness between individuals and societies and to consider complex dimensions of global issues.

Spiritual Growth and Team Building Retreat

A week-long retreat is held away from the campus each academic year for the secondary school students.

Personalized Learning Support Program

APIS has an instructional support program to provide both in-school and after school support for any student who needs extra, one-to-one, academic assistance. As a growth-mindset school where all students can succeed, we believe that every student can learn and grow through hard work and perseverance.

New Pacific Century Scholar (NPCS) Program

APIS academic schedule sets aside one month each year for high school students to engage in an extended internship, independent research projects, and community service. Starting with ninth-grade, students have ample choice in these three areas but must complete one activity in each of these areas at a high level of achievement in order to graduate. The purpose of the NPC Scholar program is to promote student agency, authentic experience, and deeper engagement in learning. We believe these experiences are the best to prepare our students for higher education and entrepreneurship.

Fully Articulated and Aligned East Asian Language Program

APIS offers fully articulated and aligned foreign language instruction from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. All APIS students develop proficiencies in at least two East Asian languages.

Extensive Performing Arts Program

Our musicians travel domestically and internationally to perform at the Korea International Music Educators Association (KIMEA) and Association of Music of International Schools (AMIS) festivals. Our students are not only mastering music but are also contributing to a larger musical community through these experiences.

Recording Arts Program

APIS is the only international school in Korea to house a full, professional-quality recording studio. Our students learn to produce, record and mix music using the latest, state of the art software and hardware.

APIS STEM Scholar

APIS curriculum provides various pathways, enabling students to access post-AP level expertise in specialized STEM fields, such as computer science and robotics. Our STEM program is supported by one-to-one computer access, state of the art science labs, maker spaces, and IT infrastructure. APIS graduates who complete the requirements for post-AP pathways in computer science and/or robotics will be recognized as an APIS STEM Scholar on their transcript.

The New Pacific Century Academy (NPCA)

Every year, our middle school students are allowed to participate in a month-long Project-Based Learning (PBL) collaborative between the two campuses. Students from the Seoul campus will have the opportunity to travel to Hawai‘i during the Fall semester while the Hawai‘i campus students travel to Seoul during the Spring semester. Each grade will be given a chance to explore topics such as cultural identity, globalization, and sustainable development.

Readers & Writers Workshop Program (Elementary School)

APIS is one of the very first schools to adopt Lucy Calkin’s workshop approach to building strong literacy skills in elementary and middle schools. Students at APIS begin to master essential oral communication, reading, writing, and speaking in elementary school. Through the reading and writing workshop model, children become competent and independent readers. They can reflect on their reading as they work through the stages of reading development. Focus on literacy is continued throughout high school with a rigorous humanities program emphasizing on academic writing and research.

Explorations (Elementary School)

Exploration is a part of the Personalized Learning program at APIS where our students meet weekly with teachers to begin exploring various topics of interests and passions. Students learn proper research skills, how to plan and execute projects in a flexible learning environment where students’ voices and choices are acknowledged. Students gain ownership of their learning while developing meaningful relationships with peers, teachers, and local community members along the way. At the end of each session, students are able to showcase their achievements and celebrate their learning through an exhibition.

Orffestra (Elementary School)

The Orff approach introduces and teaches children about music on a level that our elementary students can easily comprehend. Musical concepts are learned through singing, chanting, dance, movement, drama, and playing Orff instruments. Improvisation, composition, and a child's natural sense of play are encouraged. These learned concepts become springboards for further creative pursuits such as improvising or composing their own music. At the elementary level, we have ensembles of kindergarten to second-grade Orffestra and grades three to five Orffestra. Young musicians acquire foundational skills by having fun playing Orff instruments.

Grade 5 Retreat (Elementary School)

Fifth grade is an exciting year for our students as they will be going on a retreat for at least three days. This is a great avenue to build deeper relationships with their teachers and peers. The expedition provides the students with a chance to extend their learning opportunities far beyond the classroom. Students will take on experiential challenges that resilience, collaboration, and leadership through team-building activities. It provides them with the chance to explore the natural environment in a safe setting, while they learn from their mistakes and develop perseverance.

Genius Hour (Middle School)

Genius Hour is a dedicated weekly time for middle school students to explore their passions. Teachers guide students in selecting their passions and help them to identify how this passion can positively contribute to their community. Students then plan and carry out their own quest to explore their passion, master new skills, and share with others. Through independent work, peer support, and collaboration, students are able to expand their world, take active ownership of their learning, and produce programs, projects, and personal growth.

Global Issues Network (High School)

The Global Issues Network program is an internationally recognized group that allows students to tackle the twenty most pressing challenges to create a better future. In many schools, this is a club that students can join, but at APIS, we sanction time for this as a high school course. The values that the Global Issues Network places on taking on the challenges of the New Pacific Century aligns so well with our mission and values, that we want students to invest quality time in this cause. We are invited to join international conferences, and our students take action on these issues at a local, national, and international level.

Global Citizenship Program

The Global Citizens Program (GCP) fosters the spirit of adventure, service, and empathy as global citizens. By traveling with teachers on a week-long service-learning program, students gain the opportunity to experience the interconnectedness between individuals and societies and to consider complex dimensions of global issues.

Spiritual Growth and Team Building Retreat

A week-long retreat is held away from the campus each academic year for the secondary school students.

Personalized Learning Support Program

APIS has an instructional support program to provide both in-school and after school support for any student who needs extra, one-to-one, academic assistance. As a growth-mindset school where all students can succeed, we believe that every student can learn and grow through hard work and perseverance.

New Pacific Century Scholar (NPCS) Program

APIS academic schedule sets aside one month each year for high school students to engage in an extended internship, independent research projects, and community service. Starting with ninth-grade, students have ample choice in these three areas but must complete one activity in each of these areas at a high level of achievement in order to graduate. The purpose of the NPC Scholar program is to promote student agency, authentic experience, and deeper engagement in learning. We believe these experiences are the best to prepare our students for higher education and entrepreneurship.

Fully Articulated and Aligned East Asian Language Program

APIS offers fully articulated and aligned foreign language instruction from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. All APIS students develop proficiencies in at least two East Asian languages.

Extensive Performing Arts Program

Our musicians travel domestically and internationally to perform at the Korea International Music Educators Association (KIMEA) and Association of Music of International Schools (AMIS) festivals. Our students are not only mastering music but are also contributing to a larger musical community through these experiences.

Recording Arts Program

APIS is the only international school in Korea to house a full, professional-quality recording studio. Our students learn to produce, record and mix music using the latest, state of the art software and hardware.

APIS STEM Scholar

APIS curriculum provides various pathways, enabling students to access post-AP level expertise in specialized STEM fields, such as computer science and robotics. Our STEM program is supported by one-to-one computer access, state of the art science labs, maker spaces, and IT infrastructure. APIS graduates who complete the requirements for post-AP pathways in computer science and/or robotics will be recognized as an APIS STEM Scholar on their transcript.

The New Pacific Century Academy (NPCA)

Every year, our middle school students are allowed to participate in a month-long Project-Based Learning (PBL) collaborative between the two campuses. Students from the Seoul campus will have the opportunity to travel to Hawai‘i during the Fall semester while the Hawai‘i campus students travel to Seoul during the Spring semester. Each grade will be given a chance to explore topics such as cultural identity, globalization, and sustainable development.

Readers & Writers Workshop Program (Elementary School)

APIS is one of the very first schools to adopt Lucy Calkin’s workshop approach to building strong literacy skills in elementary and middle schools. Students at APIS begin to master essential oral communication, reading, writing, and speaking in elementary school. Through the reading and writing workshop model, children become competent and independent readers. They can reflect on their reading as they work through the stages of reading development. Focus on literacy is continued throughout high school with a rigorous humanities program emphasizing on academic writing and research.

Explorations (Elementary School)

Exploration is a part of the Personalized Learning program at APIS where our students meet weekly with teachers to begin exploring various topics of interests and passions. Students learn proper research skills, how to plan and execute projects in a flexible learning environment where students’ voices and choices are acknowledged. Students gain ownership of their learning while developing meaningful relationships with peers, teachers, and local community members along the way. At the end of each session, students are able to showcase their achievements and celebrate their learning through an exhibition.

Orffestra (Elementary School)

The Orff approach introduces and teaches children about music on a level that our elementary students can easily comprehend. Musical concepts are learned through singing, chanting, dance, movement, drama, and playing Orff instruments. Improvisation, composition, and a child's natural sense of play are encouraged. These learned concepts become springboards for further creative pursuits such as improvising or composing their own music. At the elementary level, we have ensembles of kindergarten to second-grade Orffestra and grades three to five Orffestra. Young musicians acquire foundational skills by having fun playing Orff instruments.

Grade 5 Retreat (Elementary School)

Fifth grade is an exciting year for our students as they will be going on a retreat for at least three days. This is a great avenue to build deeper relationships with their teachers and peers. The expedition provides the students with a chance to extend their learning opportunities far beyond the classroom. Students will take on experiential challenges that resilience, collaboration, and leadership through team-building activities. It provides them with the chance to explore the natural environment in a safe setting, while they learn from their mistakes and develop perseverance.

Genius Hour (Middle School)

Genius Hour is a dedicated weekly time for middle school students to explore their passions. Teachers guide students in selecting their passions and help them to identify how this passion can positively contribute to their community. Students then plan and carry out their own quest to explore their passion, master new skills, and share with others. Through independent work, peer support, and collaboration, students are able to expand their world, take active ownership of their learning, and produce programs, projects, and personal growth.

Global Issues Network (High School)

The Global Issues Network program is an internationally recognized group that allows students to tackle the twenty most pressing challenges to create a better future. In many schools, this is a club that students can join, but at APIS, we sanction time for this as a high school course. The values that the Global Issues Network places on taking on the challenges of the New Pacific Century aligns so well with our mission and values, that we want students to invest quality time in this cause. We are invited to join international conferences, and our students take action on these issues at a local, national, and international level.

Global Citizenship Program

The Global Citizens Program (GCP) fosters the spirit of adventure, service, and empathy as global citizens. By traveling with teachers on a week-long service-learning program, students gain the opportunity to experience the interconnectedness between individuals and societies and to consider complex dimensions of global issues.

Spiritual Growth and Team Building Retreat

A week-long retreat is held away from the campus each academic year for the secondary school students.

Personalized Learning Support Program

APIS has an instructional support program to provide both in-school and after school support for any student who needs extra, one-to-one, academic assistance. As a growth-mindset school where all students can succeed, we believe that every student can learn and grow through hard work and perseverance.

New Pacific Century Scholar (NPCS) Program

APIS academic schedule sets aside one month each year for high school students to engage in an extended internship, independent research projects, and community service. Starting with ninth-grade, students have ample choice in these three areas but must complete one activity in each of these areas at a high level of achievement in order to graduate. The purpose of the NPC Scholar program is to promote student agency, authentic experience, and deeper engagement in learning. We believe these experiences are the best to prepare our students for higher education and entrepreneurship.

Fully Articulated and Aligned East Asian Language Program

APIS offers fully articulated and aligned foreign language instruction from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. All APIS students develop proficiencies in at least two East Asian languages.

Extensive Performing Arts Program

Our musicians travel domestically and internationally to perform at the Korea International Music Educators Association (KIMEA) and Association of Music of International Schools (AMIS) festivals. Our students are not only mastering music but are also contributing to a larger musical community through these experiences.

Recording Arts Program

APIS is the only international school in Korea to house a full, professional-quality recording studio. Our students learn to produce, record and mix music using the latest, state of the art software and hardware.

APIS STEM Scholar

APIS curriculum provides various pathways, enabling students to access post-AP level expertise in specialized STEM fields, such as computer science and robotics. Our STEM program is supported by one-to-one computer access, state of the art science labs, maker spaces, and IT infrastructure. APIS graduates who complete the requirements for post-AP pathways in computer science and/or robotics will be recognized as an APIS STEM Scholar on their transcript.

The New Pacific Century Academy (NPCA)

Every year, our middle school students are allowed to participate in a month-long Project-Based Learning (PBL) collaborative between the two campuses. Students from the Seoul campus will have the opportunity to travel to Hawai‘i during the Fall semester while the Hawai‘i campus students travel to Seoul during the Spring semester. Each grade will be given a chance to explore topics such as cultural identity, globalization, and sustainable development.

Readers & Writers Workshop Program (Elementary School)

APIS is one of the very first schools to adopt Lucy Calkin’s workshop approach to building strong literacy skills in elementary and middle schools. Students at APIS begin to master essential oral communication, reading, writing, and speaking in elementary school. Through the reading and writing workshop model, children become competent and independent readers. They can reflect on their reading as they work through the stages of reading development. Focus on literacy is continued throughout high school with a rigorous humanities program emphasizing on academic writing and research.

Explorations (Elementary School)

Exploration is a part of the Personalized Learning program at APIS where our students meet weekly with teachers to begin exploring various topics of interests and passions. Students learn proper research skills, how to plan and execute projects in a flexible learning environment where students’ voices and choices are acknowledged. Students gain ownership of their learning while developing meaningful relationships with peers, teachers, and local community members along the way. At the end of each session, students are able to showcase their achievements and celebrate their learning through an exhibition.

Orffestra (Elementary School)

The Orff approach introduces and teaches children about music on a level that our elementary students can easily comprehend. Musical concepts are learned through singing, chanting, dance, movement, drama, and playing Orff instruments. Improvisation, composition, and a child's natural sense of play are encouraged. These learned concepts become springboards for further creative pursuits such as improvising or composing their own music. At the elementary level, we have ensembles of kindergarten to second-grade Orffestra and grades three to five Orffestra. Young musicians acquire foundational skills by having fun playing Orff instruments.

Grade 5 Retreat (Elementary School)

Fifth grade is an exciting year for our students as they will be going on a retreat for at least three days. This is a great avenue to build deeper relationships with their teachers and peers. The expedition provides the students with a chance to extend their learning opportunities far beyond the classroom. Students will take on experiential challenges that resilience, collaboration, and leadership through team-building activities. It provides them with the chance to explore the natural environment in a safe setting, while they learn from their mistakes and develop perseverance.

Genius Hour (Middle School)

Genius Hour is a dedicated weekly time for middle school students to explore their passions. Teachers guide students in selecting their passions and help them to identify how this passion can positively contribute to their community. Students then plan and carry out their own quest to explore their passion, master new skills, and share with others. Through independent work, peer support, and collaboration, students are able to expand their world, take active ownership of their learning, and produce programs, projects, and personal growth.

Global Issues Network (High School)

The Global Issues Network program is an internationally recognized group that allows students to tackle the twenty most pressing challenges to create a better future. In many schools, this is a club that students can join, but at APIS, we sanction time for this as a high school course. The values that the Global Issues Network places on taking on the challenges of the New Pacific Century aligns so well with our mission and values, that we want students to invest quality time in this cause. We are invited to join international conferences, and our students take action on these issues at a local, national, and international level.

Global Citizenship Program

The Global Citizens Program (GCP) fosters the spirit of adventure, service, and empathy as global citizens. By traveling with teachers on a week-long service-learning program, students gain the opportunity to experience the interconnectedness between individuals and societies and to consider complex dimensions of global issues.

Spiritual Growth and Team Building Retreat

A week-long retreat is held away from the campus each academic year for the secondary school students.

Personalized Learning Support Program

APIS has an instructional support program to provide both in-school and after school support for any student who needs extra, one-to-one, academic assistance. As a growth-mindset school where all students can succeed, we believe that every student can learn and grow through hard work and perseverance.

New Pacific Century Scholar (NPCS) Program

APIS academic schedule sets aside one month each year for high school students to engage in an extended internship, independent research projects, and community service. Starting with ninth-grade, students have ample choice in these three areas but must complete one activity in each of these areas at a high level of achievement in order to graduate. The purpose of the NPC Scholar program is to promote student agency, authentic experience, and deeper engagement in learning. We believe these experiences are the best to prepare our students for higher education and entrepreneurship.

Fully Articulated and Aligned East Asian Language Program

APIS offers fully articulated and aligned foreign language instruction from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. All APIS students develop proficiencies in at least two East Asian languages.

Extensive Performing Arts Program

Our musicians travel domestically and internationally to perform at the Korea International Music Educators Association (KIMEA) and Association of Music of International Schools (AMIS) festivals. Our students are not only mastering music but are also contributing to a larger musical community through these experiences.

Recording Arts Program

APIS is the only international school in Korea to house a full, professional-quality recording studio. Our students learn to produce, record and mix music using the latest, state of the art software and hardware.

APIS STEM Scholar

APIS curriculum provides various pathways, enabling students to access post-AP level expertise in specialized STEM fields, such as computer science and robotics. Our STEM program is supported by one-to-one computer access, state of the art science labs, maker spaces, and IT infrastructure. APIS graduates who complete the requirements for post-AP pathways in computer science and/or robotics will be recognized as an APIS STEM Scholar on their transcript.

The New Pacific Century Academy (NPCA)

Every year, our middle school students are allowed to participate in a month-long Project-Based Learning (PBL) collaborative between the two campuses. Students from the Seoul campus will have the opportunity to travel to Hawai‘i during the Fall semester while the Hawai‘i campus students travel to Seoul during the Spring semester. Each grade will be given a chance to explore topics such as cultural identity, globalization, and sustainable development.

Readers & Writers Workshop Program (Elementary School)

APIS is one of the very first schools to adopt Lucy Calkin’s workshop approach to building strong literacy skills in elementary and middle schools. Students at APIS begin to master essential oral communication, reading, writing, and speaking in elementary school. Through the reading and writing workshop model, children become competent and independent readers. They can reflect on their reading as they work through the stages of reading development. Focus on literacy is continued throughout high school with a rigorous humanities program emphasizing on academic writing and research.

Explorations (Elementary School)

Exploration is a part of the Personalized Learning program at APIS where our students meet weekly with teachers to begin exploring various topics of interests and passions. Students learn proper research skills, how to plan and execute projects in a flexible learning environment where students’ voices and choices are acknowledged. Students gain ownership of their learning while developing meaningful relationships with peers, teachers, and local community members along the way. At the end of each session, students are able to showcase their achievements and celebrate their learning through an exhibition.

Orffestra (Elementary School)

The Orff approach introduces and teaches children about music on a level that our elementary students can easily comprehend. Musical concepts are learned through singing, chanting, dance, movement, drama, and playing Orff instruments. Improvisation, composition, and a child's natural sense of play are encouraged. These learned concepts become springboards for further creative pursuits such as improvising or composing their own music. At the elementary level, we have ensembles of kindergarten to second-grade Orffestra and grades three to five Orffestra. Young musicians acquire foundational skills by having fun playing Orff instruments.

Grade 5 Retreat (Elementary School)

Fifth grade is an exciting year for our students as they will be going on a retreat for at least three days. This is a great avenue to build deeper relationships with their teachers and peers. The expedition provides the students with a chance to extend their learning opportunities far beyond the classroom. Students will take on experiential challenges that resilience, collaboration, and leadership through team-building activities. It provides them with the chance to explore the natural environment in a safe setting, while they learn from their mistakes and develop perseverance.

Genius Hour (Middle School)

Genius Hour is a dedicated weekly time for middle school students to explore their passions. Teachers guide students in selecting their passions and help them to identify how this passion can positively contribute to their community. Students then plan and carry out their own quest to explore their passion, master new skills, and share with others. Through independent work, peer support, and collaboration, students are able to expand their world, take active ownership of their learning, and produce programs, projects, and personal growth.

Global Issues Network (High School)

The Global Issues Network program is an internationally recognized group that allows students to tackle the twenty most pressing challenges to create a better future. In many schools, this is a club that students can join, but at APIS, we sanction time for this as a high school course. The values that the Global Issues Network places on taking on the challenges of the New Pacific Century aligns so well with our mission and values, that we want students to invest quality time in this cause. We are invited to join international conferences, and our students take action on these issues at a local, national, and international level.

Global Citizenship Program

The Global Citizens Program (GCP) fosters the spirit of adventure, service, and empathy as global citizens. By traveling with teachers on a week-long service-learning program, students gain the opportunity to experience the interconnectedness between individuals and societies and to consider complex dimensions of global issues.

Spiritual Growth and Team Building Retreat

A week-long retreat is held away from the campus each academic year for the secondary school students.

Personalized Learning Support Program

APIS has an instructional support program to provide both in-school and after school support for any student who needs extra, one-to-one, academic assistance. As a growth-mindset school where all students can succeed, we believe that every student can learn and grow through hard work and perseverance.

New Pacific Century Scholar (NPCS) Program

APIS academic schedule sets aside one month each year for high school students to engage in an extended internship, independent research projects, and community service. Starting with ninth-grade, students have ample choice in these three areas but must complete one activity in each of these areas at a high level of achievement in order to graduate. The purpose of the NPC Scholar program is to promote student agency, authentic experience, and deeper engagement in learning. We believe these experiences are the best to prepare our students for higher education and entrepreneurship.

Fully Articulated and Aligned East Asian Language Program

APIS offers fully articulated and aligned foreign language instruction from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. All APIS students develop proficiencies in at least two East Asian languages.

Extensive Performing Arts Program

Our musicians travel domestically and internationally to perform at the Korea International Music Educators Association (KIMEA) and Association of Music of International Schools (AMIS) festivals. Our students are not only mastering music but are also contributing to a larger musical community through these experiences.

Recording Arts Program

APIS is the only international school in Korea to house a full, professional-quality recording studio. Our students learn to produce, record and mix music using the latest, state of the art software and hardware.

APIS STEM Scholar

APIS curriculum provides various pathways, enabling students to access post-AP level expertise in specialized STEM fields, such as computer science and robotics. Our STEM program is supported by one-to-one computer access, state of the art science labs, maker spaces, and IT infrastructure. APIS graduates who complete the requirements for post-AP pathways in computer science and/or robotics will be recognized as an APIS STEM Scholar on their transcript.

The New Pacific Century Academy (NPCA)

Every year, our middle school students are allowed to participate in a month-long Project-Based Learning (PBL) collaborative between the two campuses. Students from the Seoul campus will have the opportunity to travel to Hawai‘i during the Fall semester while the Hawai‘i campus students travel to Seoul during the Spring semester. Each grade will be given a chance to explore topics such as cultural identity, globalization, and sustainable development.

Readers & Writers Workshop Program (Elementary School)

APIS is one of the very first schools to adopt Lucy Calkin’s workshop approach to building strong literacy skills in elementary and middle schools. Students at APIS begin to master essential oral communication, reading, writing, and speaking in elementary school. Through the reading and writing workshop model, children become competent and independent readers. They can reflect on their reading as they work through the stages of reading development. Focus on literacy is continued throughout high school with a rigorous humanities program emphasizing on academic writing and research.

Explorations (Elementary School)

Exploration is a part of the Personalized Learning program at APIS where our students meet weekly with teachers to begin exploring various topics of interests and passions. Students learn proper research skills, how to plan and execute projects in a flexible learning environment where students’ voices and choices are acknowledged. Students gain ownership of their learning while developing meaningful relationships with peers, teachers, and local community members along the way. At the end of each session, students are able to showcase their achievements and celebrate their learning through an exhibition.

Orffestra (Elementary School)

The Orff approach introduces and teaches children about music on a level that our elementary students can easily comprehend. Musical concepts are learned through singing, chanting, dance, movement, drama, and playing Orff instruments. Improvisation, composition, and a child's natural sense of play are encouraged. These learned concepts become springboards for further creative pursuits such as improvising or composing their own music. At the elementary level, we have ensembles of kindergarten to second-grade Orffestra and grades three to five Orffestra. Young musicians acquire foundational skills by having fun playing Orff instruments.

Grade 5 Retreat (Elementary School)

Fifth grade is an exciting year for our students as they will be going on a retreat for at least three days. This is a great avenue to build deeper relationships with their teachers and peers. The expedition provides the students with a chance to extend their learning opportunities far beyond the classroom. Students will take on experiential challenges that resilience, collaboration, and leadership through team-building activities. It provides them with the chance to explore the natural environment in a safe setting, while they learn from their mistakes and develop perseverance.

Genius Hour (Middle School)

Genius Hour is a dedicated weekly time for middle school students to explore their passions. Teachers guide students in selecting their passions and help them to identify how this passion can positively contribute to their community. Students then plan and carry out their own quest to explore their passion, master new skills, and share with others. Through independent work, peer support, and collaboration, students are able to expand their world, take active ownership of their learning, and produce programs, projects, and personal growth.

Global Issues Network (High School)

The Global Issues Network program is an internationally recognized group that allows students to tackle the twenty most pressing challenges to create a better future. In many schools, this is a club that students can join, but at APIS, we sanction time for this as a high school course. The values that the Global Issues Network places on taking on the challenges of the New Pacific Century aligns so well with our mission and values, that we want students to invest quality time in this cause. We are invited to join international conferences, and our students take action on these issues at a local, national, and international level.

Global Citizenship Program

The Global Citizens Program (GCP) fosters the spirit of adventure, service, and empathy as global citizens. By traveling with teachers on a week-long service-learning program, students gain the opportunity to experience the interconnectedness between individuals and societies and to consider complex dimensions of global issues.

Spiritual Growth and Team Building Retreat

A week-long retreat is held away from the campus each academic year for the secondary school students.

Personalized Learning Support Program

APIS has an instructional support program to provide both in-school and after school support for any student who needs extra, one-to-one, academic assistance. As a growth-mindset school where all students can succeed, we believe that every student can learn and grow through hard work and perseverance.

New Pacific Century Scholar (NPCS) Program

APIS academic schedule sets aside one month each year for high school students to engage in an extended internship, independent research projects, and community service. Starting with ninth-grade, students have ample choice in these three areas but must complete one activity in each of these areas at a high level of achievement in order to graduate. The purpose of the NPC Scholar program is to promote student agency, authentic experience, and deeper engagement in learning. We believe these experiences are the best to prepare our students for higher education and entrepreneurship.

Fully Articulated and Aligned East Asian Language Program

APIS offers fully articulated and aligned foreign language instruction from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. All APIS students develop proficiencies in at least two East Asian languages.

Extensive Performing Arts Program

Our musicians travel domestically and internationally to perform at the Korea International Music Educators Association (KIMEA) and Association of Music of International Schools (AMIS) festivals. Our students are not only mastering music but are also contributing to a larger musical community through these experiences.

Recording Arts Program

APIS is the only international school in Korea to house a full, professional-quality recording studio. Our students learn to produce, record and mix music using the latest, state of the art software and hardware.

APIS STEM Scholar

APIS curriculum provides various pathways, enabling students to access post-AP level expertise in specialized STEM fields, such as computer science and robotics. Our STEM program is supported by one-to-one computer access, state of the art science labs, maker spaces, and IT infrastructure. APIS graduates who complete the requirements for post-AP pathways in computer science and/or robotics will be recognized as an APIS STEM Scholar on their transcript.

The New Pacific Century Academy (NPCA)

Every year, our middle school students are allowed to participate in a month-long Project-Based Learning (PBL) collaborative between the two campuses. Students from the Seoul campus will have the opportunity to travel to Hawai‘i during the Fall semester while the Hawai‘i campus students travel to Seoul during the Spring semester. Each grade will be given a chance to explore topics such as cultural identity, globalization, and sustainable development.

Readers & Writers Workshop Program (Elementary School)

APIS is one of the very first schools to adopt Lucy Calkin’s workshop approach to building strong literacy skills in elementary and middle schools. Students at APIS begin to master essential oral communication, reading, writing, and speaking in elementary school. Through the reading and writing workshop model, children become competent and independent readers. They can reflect on their reading as they work through the stages of reading development. Focus on literacy is continued throughout high school with a rigorous humanities program emphasizing on academic writing and research.

Explorations (Elementary School)

Exploration is a part of the Personalized Learning program at APIS where our students meet weekly with teachers to begin exploring various topics of interests and passions. Students learn proper research skills, how to plan and execute projects in a flexible learning environment where students’ voices and choices are acknowledged. Students gain ownership of their learning while developing meaningful relationships with peers, teachers, and local community members along the way. At the end of each session, students are able to showcase their achievements and celebrate their learning through an exhibition.

Orffestra (Elementary School)

The Orff approach introduces and teaches children about music on a level that our elementary students can easily comprehend. Musical concepts are learned through singing, chanting, dance, movement, drama, and playing Orff instruments. Improvisation, composition, and a child's natural sense of play are encouraged. These learned concepts become springboards for further creative pursuits such as improvising or composing their own music. At the elementary level, we have ensembles of kindergarten to second-grade Orffestra and grades three to five Orffestra. Young musicians acquire foundational skills by having fun playing Orff instruments.

Grade 5 Retreat (Elementary School)

Fifth grade is an exciting year for our students as they will be going on a retreat for at least three days. This is a great avenue to build deeper relationships with their teachers and peers. The expedition provides the students with a chance to extend their learning opportunities far beyond the classroom. Students will take on experiential challenges that resilience, collaboration, and leadership through team-building activities. It provides them with the chance to explore the natural environment in a safe setting, while they learn from their mistakes and develop perseverance.

Genius Hour (Middle School)

Genius Hour is a dedicated weekly time for middle school students to explore their passions. Teachers guide students in selecting their passions and help them to identify how this passion can positively contribute to their community. Students then plan and carry out their own quest to explore their passion, master new skills, and share with others. Through independent work, peer support, and collaboration, students are able to expand their world, take active ownership of their learning, and produce programs, projects, and personal growth.

Global Issues Network (High School)

The Global Issues Network program is an internationally recognized group that allows students to tackle the twenty most pressing challenges to create a better future. In many schools, this is a club that students can join, but at APIS, we sanction time for this as a high school course. The values that the Global Issues Network places on taking on the challenges of the New Pacific Century aligns so well with our mission and values, that we want students to invest quality time in this cause. We are invited to join international conferences, and our students take action on these issues at a local, national, and international level.

Global Citizenship Program

The Global Citizens Program (GCP) fosters the spirit of adventure, service, and empathy as global citizens. By traveling with teachers on a week-long service-learning program, students gain the opportunity to experience the interconnectedness between individuals and societies and to consider complex dimensions of global issues.

Spiritual Growth and Team Building Retreat

A week-long retreat is held away from the campus each academic year for the secondary school students.

Personalized Learning Support Program

APIS has an instructional support program to provide both in-school and after school support for any student who needs extra, one-to-one, academic assistance. As a growth-mindset school where all students can succeed, we believe that every student can learn and grow through hard work and perseverance.

New Pacific Century Scholar (NPCS) Program

APIS academic schedule sets aside one month each year for high school students to engage in an extended internship, independent research projects, and community service. Starting with ninth-grade, students have ample choice in these three areas but must complete one activity in each of these areas at a high level of achievement in order to graduate. The purpose of the NPC Scholar program is to promote student agency, authentic experience, and deeper engagement in learning. We believe these experiences are the best to prepare our students for higher education and entrepreneurship.

Fully Articulated and Aligned East Asian Language Program

APIS offers fully articulated and aligned foreign language instruction from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. All APIS students develop proficiencies in at least two East Asian languages.

Extensive Performing Arts Program

Our musicians travel domestically and internationally to perform at the Korea International Music Educators Association (KIMEA) and Association of Music of International Schools (AMIS) festivals. Our students are not only mastering music but are also contributing to a larger musical community through these experiences.

Recording Arts Program

APIS is the only international school in Korea to house a full, professional-quality recording studio. Our students learn to produce, record and mix music using the latest, state of the art software and hardware.

APIS STEM Scholar

APIS curriculum provides various pathways, enabling students to access post-AP level expertise in specialized STEM fields, such as computer science and robotics. Our STEM program is supported by one-to-one computer access, state of the art science labs, maker spaces, and IT infrastructure. APIS graduates who complete the requirements for post-AP pathways in computer science and/or robotics will be recognized as an APIS STEM Scholar on their transcript.

The New Pacific Century Academy (NPCA)

Every year, our middle school students are allowed to participate in a month-long Project-Based Learning (PBL) collaborative between the two campuses. Students from the Seoul campus will have the opportunity to travel to Hawai‘i during the Fall semester while the Hawai‘i campus students travel to Seoul during the Spring semester. Each grade will be given a chance to explore topics such as cultural identity, globalization, and sustainable development.

Readers & Writers Workshop Program (Elementary School)

APIS is one of the very first schools to adopt Lucy Calkin’s workshop approach to building strong literacy skills in elementary and middle schools. Students at APIS begin to master essential oral communication, reading, writing, and speaking in elementary school. Through the reading and writing workshop model, children become competent and independent readers. They can reflect on their reading as they work through the stages of reading development. Focus on literacy is continued throughout high school with a rigorous humanities program emphasizing on academic writing and research.

Explorations (Elementary School)

Exploration is a part of the Personalized Learning program at APIS where our students meet weekly with teachers to begin exploring various topics of interests and passions. Students learn proper research skills, how to plan and execute projects in a flexible learning environment where students’ voices and choices are acknowledged. Students gain ownership of their learning while developing meaningful relationships with peers, teachers, and local community members along the way. At the end of each session, students are able to showcase their achievements and celebrate their learning through an exhibition.

Orffestra (Elementary School)

The Orff approach introduces and teaches children about music on a level that our elementary students can easily comprehend. Musical concepts are learned through singing, chanting, dance, movement, drama, and playing Orff instruments. Improvisation, composition, and a child's natural sense of play are encouraged. These learned concepts become springboards for further creative pursuits such as improvising or composing their own music. At the elementary level, we have ensembles of kindergarten to second-grade Orffestra and grades three to five Orffestra. Young musicians acquire foundational skills by having fun playing Orff instruments.

Grade 5 Retreat (Elementary School)

Fifth grade is an exciting year for our students as they will be going on a retreat for at least three days. This is a great avenue to build deeper relationships with their teachers and peers. The expedition provides the students with a chance to extend their learning opportunities far beyond the classroom. Students will take on experiential challenges that resilience, collaboration, and leadership through team-building activities. It provides them with the chance to explore the natural environment in a safe setting, while they learn from their mistakes and develop perseverance.

Genius Hour (Middle School)

Genius Hour is a dedicated weekly time for middle school students to explore their passions. Teachers guide students in selecting their passions and help them to identify how this passion can positively contribute to their community. Students then plan and carry out their own quest to explore their passion, master new skills, and share with others. Through independent work, peer support, and collaboration, students are able to expand their world, take active ownership of their learning, and produce programs, projects, and personal growth.

Global Issues Network (High School)

The Global Issues Network program is an internationally recognized group that allows students to tackle the twenty most pressing challenges to create a better future. In many schools, this is a club that students can join, but at APIS, we sanction time for this as a high school course. The values that the Global Issues Network places on taking on the challenges of the New Pacific Century aligns so well with our mission and values, that we want students to invest quality time in this cause. We are invited to join international conferences, and our students take action on these issues at a local, national, and international level.

Global Citizenship Program

The Global Citizens Program (GCP) fosters the spirit of adventure, service, and empathy as global citizens. By traveling with teachers on a week-long service-learning program, students gain the opportunity to experience the interconnectedness between individuals and societies and to consider complex dimensions of global issues.

Spiritual Growth and Team Building Retreat

A week-long retreat is held away from the campus each academic year for the secondary school students.

Personalized Learning Support Program

APIS has an instructional support program to provide both in-school and after school support for any student who needs extra, one-to-one, academic assistance. As a growth-mindset school where all students can succeed, we believe that every student can learn and grow through hard work and perseverance.

New Pacific Century Scholar (NPCS) Program

APIS academic schedule sets aside one month each year for high school students to engage in an extended internship, independent research projects, and community service. Starting with ninth-grade, students have ample choice in these three areas but must complete one activity in each of these areas at a high level of achievement in order to graduate. The purpose of the NPC Scholar program is to promote student agency, authentic experience, and deeper engagement in learning. We believe these experiences are the best to prepare our students for higher education and entrepreneurship.

Fully Articulated and Aligned East Asian Language Program

APIS offers fully articulated and aligned foreign language instruction from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. All APIS students develop proficiencies in at least two East Asian languages.

Extensive Performing Arts Program

Our musicians travel domestically and internationally to perform at the Korea International Music Educators Association (KIMEA) and Association of Music of International Schools (AMIS) festivals. Our students are not only mastering music but are also contributing to a larger musical community through these experiences.

Recording Arts Program

APIS is the only international school in Korea to house a full, professional-quality recording studio. Our students learn to produce, record and mix music using the latest, state of the art software and hardware.

APIS STEM Scholar

APIS curriculum provides various pathways, enabling students to access post-AP level expertise in specialized STEM fields, such as computer science and robotics. Our STEM program is supported by one-to-one computer access, state of the art science labs, maker spaces, and IT infrastructure. APIS graduates who complete the requirements for post-AP pathways in computer science and/or robotics will be recognized as an APIS STEM Scholar on their transcript.

The New Pacific Century Academy (NPCA)

Every year, our middle school students are allowed to participate in a month-long Project-Based Learning (PBL) collaborative between the two campuses. Students from the Seoul campus will have the opportunity to travel to Hawai‘i during the Fall semester while the Hawai‘i campus students travel to Seoul during the Spring semester. Each grade will be given a chance to explore topics such as cultural identity, globalization, and sustainable development.

Readers & Writers Workshop Program (Elementary School)

APIS is one of the very first schools to adopt Lucy Calkin’s workshop approach to building strong literacy skills in elementary and middle schools. Students at APIS begin to master essential oral communication, reading, writing, and speaking in elementary school. Through the reading and writing workshop model, children become competent and independent readers. They can reflect on their reading as they work through the stages of reading development. Focus on literacy is continued throughout high school with a rigorous humanities program emphasizing on academic writing and research.

Explorations (Elementary School)

Exploration is a part of the Personalized Learning program at APIS where our students meet weekly with teachers to begin exploring various topics of interests and passions. Students learn proper research skills, how to plan and execute projects in a flexible learning environment where students’ voices and choices are acknowledged. Students gain ownership of their learning while developing meaningful relationships with peers, teachers, and local community members along the way. At the end of each session, students are able to showcase their achievements and celebrate their learning through an exhibition.

Orffestra (Elementary School)

The Orff approach introduces and teaches children about music on a level that our elementary students can easily comprehend. Musical concepts are learned through singing, chanting, dance, movement, drama, and playing Orff instruments. Improvisation, composition, and a child's natural sense of play are encouraged. These learned concepts become springboards for further creative pursuits such as improvising or composing their own music. At the elementary level, we have ensembles of kindergarten to second-grade Orffestra and grades three to five Orffestra. Young musicians acquire foundational skills by having fun playing Orff instruments.

Grade 5 Retreat (Elementary School)

Fifth grade is an exciting year for our students as they will be going on a retreat for at least three days. This is a great avenue to build deeper relationships with their teachers and peers. The expedition provides the students with a chance to extend their learning opportunities far beyond the classroom. Students will take on experiential challenges that resilience, collaboration, and leadership through team-building activities. It provides them with the chance to explore the natural environment in a safe setting, while they learn from their mistakes and develop perseverance.

Genius Hour (Middle School)

Genius Hour is a dedicated weekly time for middle school students to explore their passions. Teachers guide students in selecting their passions and help them to identify how this passion can positively contribute to their community. Students then plan and carry out their own quest to explore their passion, master new skills, and share with others. Through independent work, peer support, and collaboration, students are able to expand their world, take active ownership of their learning, and produce programs, projects, and personal growth.

Global Issues Network (High School)

The Global Issues Network program is an internationally recognized group that allows students to tackle the twenty most pressing challenges to create a better future. In many schools, this is a club that students can join, but at APIS, we sanction time for this as a high school course. The values that the Global Issues Network places on taking on the challenges of the New Pacific Century aligns so well with our mission and values, that we want students to invest quality time in this cause. We are invited to join international conferences, and our students take action on these issues at a local, national, and international level.

Global Citizenship Program

The Global Citizens Program (GCP) fosters the spirit of adventure, service, and empathy as global citizens. By traveling with teachers on a week-long service-learning program, students gain the opportunity to experience the interconnectedness between individuals and societies and to consider complex dimensions of global issues.

Spiritual Growth and Team Building Retreat

A week-long retreat is held away from the campus each academic year for the secondary school students.

Personalized Learning Support Program

APIS has an instructional support program to provide both in-school and after school support for any student who needs extra, one-to-one, academic assistance. As a growth-mindset school where all students can succeed, we believe that every student can learn and grow through hard work and perseverance.

New Pacific Century Scholar (NPCS) Program

APIS academic schedule sets aside one month each year for high school students to engage in an extended internship, independent research projects, and community service. Starting with ninth-grade, students have ample choice in these three areas but must complete one activity in each of these areas at a high level of achievement in order to graduate. The purpose of the NPC Scholar program is to promote student agency, authentic experience, and deeper engagement in learning. We believe these experiences are the best to prepare our students for higher education and entrepreneurship.

Fully Articulated and Aligned East Asian Language Program

APIS offers fully articulated and aligned foreign language instruction from Kindergarten to Grade 12 in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. All APIS students develop proficiencies in at least two East Asian languages.

Extensive Performing Arts Program

Our musicians travel domestically and internationally to perform at the Korea International Music Educators Association (KIMEA) and Association of Music of International Schools (AMIS) festivals. Our students are not only mastering music but are also contributing to a larger musical community through these experiences.

Recording Arts Program

APIS is the only international school in Korea to house a full, professional-quality recording studio. Our students learn to produce, record and mix music using the latest, state of the art software and hardware.

APIS STEM Scholar

APIS curriculum provides various pathways, enabling students to access post-AP level expertise in specialized STEM fields, such as computer science and robotics. Our STEM program is supported by one-to-one computer access, state of the art science labs, maker spaces, and IT infrastructure. APIS graduates who complete the requirements for post-AP pathways in computer science and/or robotics will be recognized as an APIS STEM Scholar on their transcript.

The New Pacific Century Academy (NPCA)

Every year, our middle school students are allowed to participate in a month-long Project-Based Learning (PBL) collaborative between the two campuses. Students from the Seoul campus will have the opportunity to travel to Hawai‘i during the Fall semester while the Hawai‘i campus students travel to Seoul during the Spring semester. Each grade will be given a chance to explore topics such as cultural identity, globalization, and sustainable development.

Readers & Writers Workshop Program (Elementary School)

APIS is one of the very first schools to adopt Lucy Calkin’s workshop approach to building strong literacy skills in elementary and middle schools. Students at APIS begin to master essential oral communication, reading, writing, and speaking in elementary school. Through the reading and writing workshop model, children become competent and independent readers. They can reflect on their reading as they work through the stages of reading development. Focus on literacy is continued throughout high school with a rigorous humanities program emphasizing on academic writing and research.

Explorations (Elementary School)

Exploration is a part of the Personalized Learning program at APIS where our students meet weekly with teachers to begin exploring various topics of interests and passions. Students learn proper research skills, how to plan and execute projects in a flexible learning environment where students’ voices and choices are acknowledged. Students gain ownership of their learning while developing meaningful relationships with peers, teachers, and local community members along the way. At the end of each session, students are able to showcase their achievements and celebrate their learning through an exhibition.

Orffestra (Elementary School)

The Orff approach introduces and teaches children about music on a level that our elementary students can easily comprehend. Musical concepts are learned through singing, chanting, dance, movement, drama, and playing Orff instruments. Improvisation, composition, and a child's natural sense of play are encouraged. These learned concepts become springboards for further creative pursuits such as improvising or composing their own music. At the elementary level, we have ensembles of kindergarten to second-grade Orffestra and grades three to five Orffestra. Young musicians acquire foundational skills by having fun playing Orff instruments.

Grade 5 Retreat (Elementary School)

Fifth grade is an exciting year for our students as they will be going on a retreat for at least three days. This is a great avenue to build deeper relationships with their teachers and peers. The expedition provides the students with a chance to extend their learning opportunities far beyond the classroom. Students will take on experiential challenges that resilience, collaboration, and leadership through team-building activities. It provides them with the chance to explore the natural environment in a safe setting, while they learn from their mistakes and develop perseverance.

Genius Hour (Middle School)

Genius Hour is a dedicated weekly time for middle school students to explore their passions. Teachers guide students in selecting their passions and help them to identify how this passion can positively contribute to their community. Students then plan and carry out their own quest to explore their passion, master new skills, and share with others. Through independent work, peer support, and collaboration, students are able to expand their world, take active ownership of their learning, and produce programs, projects, and personal growth.

Global Issues Network (High School)

The Global Issues Network program is an internationally recognized group that allows students to tackle the twenty most pressing challenges to create a better future. In many schools, this is a club that students can join, but at APIS, we sanction time for this as a high school course. The values that the Global Issues Network places on taking on the challenges of the New Pacific Century aligns so well with our mission and values, that we want students to invest quality time in this cause. We are invited to join international conferences, and our students take action on these issues at a local, national, and international level.

Global Citizenship Program

The Global Citizens Program (GCP) fosters the spirit of adventure, service, and empathy as global citizens. By traveling with teachers on a week-long service-learning program, students gain the opportunity to experience the interconnectedness between individuals and societies and to consider complex dimensions of global issues.

Spiritual Growth and Team Building Retreat

A week-long retreat is held away from the campus each academic year for the secondary school students.

Personalized Learning Support Program

APIS has an instructional support program to provide both in-school and after school support for any student who needs extra, one-to-one, academic assistance. As a growth-mindset school where all students can succeed, we believe that every student can learn and grow through hard work and perseverance.

New Pacific Century Scholar (NPCS) Program

APIS academic schedule sets aside one month each year for high school students to engage in an extended internship, independent research projects, and community service. Starting with ninth-grade, students have ample choice in these three areas but must complete one activity in each of these areas at a high level of achievement in order to graduate. The purpose of the NPC Scholar program is to promote student agency, authentic experience, and deeper engagement in learning. We believe these experiences are the best to prepare our students for higher education and entrepreneurship.