2006 ~ 2010
2006.03 : Opening of Global Prodigy Academy
2007.06 : Outreach Education : Cambodia, Thailand
2008.06 : Volunteered with HABITAT in Daejeon
2008.08 : School expansion in Jeonju University Star Home
2009.05 : Received official accreditation candidacy from WASC
2009 : Korea’s High School Lacrosse competition: Runner-up
2010.10 : Hosted the 1st General Speech Contest for elementary students in Jeonju
2011.04 : Selected as the first SAT test center in the Honam area
2011.04 : Storytelling volunteering activity in Jeonju University Children’s English Library
20011.05 : Korea’s High School Lacrosse competition: Runner-up
2011.09 : Storytelling volunteering activity in Jeonju University Children’s English Library
2011.09 : Member of SKAC (Southern Korea Athletic Conference: KIFS, GIS, DIS, BIS, BIFS, HIS)
2011.10 : Hosted the 2nd General Speech Contest for elementary students in Jeonju
2011.11 : Recognized as an official SAT Test Center
2012 ~ 2013
2012.04 : Hosted the 1st SKAC Music Concert and Art Exhibition
2012.06 : Received official three-year accreditation from WASC
2012.09 : Established a Guidance Counseling Center
2013.04 : Hosted the 2nd SKAC Music Concert and Art Exhibition
2013.05 : AP (Advanced Placement) Test Center
2014 ~ 2015
2014.04 : Hosted the 3rd SKAC Music Concert and Art Exhibition
2014.12 : 70 Graduates admitted in universities/colleges abroad
2015.04 : Received an “excellent” rating from the visiting United States Education Certificate Authority during the WASC visit
2015.04 : Hosted the 4th SKAC Music Concert and Art Exhibition
2015.12 : Over 95% of graduates (82 total people) attending international colleges
2016.01 : Overseas volunteer participation (Cambodia)
2016.05 : Hosted the 5th SKAC Music Concert and Art Exhibition
2016.09 : SKAC (Association of Southern International Schools) Cross Country High School 2nd place runner-up
2016.11 : SKAC STEM Fair
- 1st in Behavioral Science, Environmental Science
- 2nd in Behavioral Science, Engineering
2018 ~ 2021
2018.04: Passed a WASC Committee Visit
2018.10 – 2019.06: Volunteering activity at Saeyeon Elementary school – English Education
2018.11: Volunteering activity at Jeonju Hanok Village – Translation and Interpretation service
2019.04: 8th SKAC Recital & Art Exhibition
2020.05: Volunteering activity at Saemangeum Jamboree volunteers training program
2021.02: Received full WASC accreditation of 3 years
GPA is a college preparatory high school with the goal of preparing students academically, physically, and socially for the global workplace and to help them become leaders with broad perspectives and high expectations for themselves and others.
Our mission is to prepare global leaders who demonstrate creative intelligence, professional knowledge, and compassion for the world and its inhabitants, while combating the rising financial burden on families for an overseas education, via offering an American school curriculum education and special programs in Korea
GPA seeks to nurture students who are
Responsible Citizens who
Respect themselves, their community, people and property.
Appreciate diversity in all its manifestations.
Use their knowledge and talents for the betterment of themselves and the community.
Effective Communicators who
Write with competence.
Read with strong comprehension.
Communicate in various sources of media.
Express and defend ideas clearly.
Critical & Creative Thinkers who
Are able to analyze data and solve problems.
Identify and utilize resources to progress in problem solving applications.
Involve themselves in creative expression through art, drama, and music.
Active Academic Achievers who
Use reflection to evaluate academic progress and develop internal motivation to sustain continuous learning.
Develop a sense of their gifts and talents and set educational goals to realize their potential.
Make the connection between education and career possibilities.
Are well prepared to continue their education and pursue the post-secondary path of their choice.
Produce quality work, possess confidence in academic abilities, and enjoy success in school.
Use feedback to assess, monitor, and improve progress.