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I am honored to welcome you to Daegu International School (DIS) where our students, teachers, and staff are Determined, Intellectual, and Successful. Beginning in 2014 with our first graduating class, DIS graduates have gained acceptance into some of the best colleges and universities around the world. Our school is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and based on the American Independent School Model. We offer our students with a U.S. curriculum taught solely in English (Common Core and Advanced Placement). DIS also provides numerous opportunities for students to excel in the arts, academic competitions, athletics, and various after school, extra-curricular activities. We continually strive to be a school of excellence where students reach their potential to be prepared not only for academic success, but also to become well-rounded global citizens.
The DIS teachers and staff are all foreign, fully-certified teachers who teach content, as well as, character. Eighty percent of our professional staff has their masters and/or doctorate degrees, which demonstrates the importance of life-long learning to all members of the DIS community. We are proud to offer 13 AP courses this year along with the establishment of the prestigious AP Capstone program.
I invite you to explore our website to learn more about Daegu International School. If you are ever in Daegu, please stop by our campus to gain an in person understanding about what makes DIS exceptional. You will observe dynamic teachers, fun-loving, academically-driven students, and a campus full of proud DIS Jets. After serving as the principal for the past two and a half years, I am excited and prepared to lead DIS towards continued improvement. Our entire school community works tirelessly to make Daegu International School one of the best schools in Asia and around the world. Please visit DIS anytime and I will be honored to show you around our school.

Sincerely,

Christopher Murphy
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On behalf of the Daegu International School Board of Directors please accept my most sincere and heartfelt greetings. As Headmaster of Lee Academy, Lee, Maine and the Chairman of the Board of Daegu International School it is a pleasure to introduce you to an outstanding partnership in educational excellence between the City of Daegu, Korea and Lee Academy. Lee Academy, located in beautiful rural Maine in the northeast of the United States, has been providing a quality education to students from around the world since 1845. The Academy is approved by the State of Maine, is a member of The Association of Boarding Schools, the International Schools Association of Northern New England and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
Daegu International School is in its fourth year of operation offering a state of the art facility, and top notch faculty. Daegu International School, which is a joint venture between the City of Daegu and Lee Academy, provides a world class curriculum based on the Maine Learning Results, the Common Core and the Next Generation Science Standards, providing students and parents with a curricula model based on the best current educational practices in the United States.
Please enjoy your visit to our school website. You will find that Daegu International School offers a comprehensive educational program in a challenging and supportive learning environment. You may find additional information about Lee Academy by visiting the Academy website at www.leeacademy.org Please feel free to also contact Daegu International School Directly with admissions or other questions.

Sincerely,

W. Gus LeBlanc
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