History & Vision

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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

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

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 ~ 2020

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

 

School Vision

Mission Statement

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