Uijeongbu High School

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Uijeongbu High School

Uijeongbu High School
Gyeonggi Province

Coordinates 37°45′16.380″N127°1′52.716″E / 37.75455000°N 127.03131000°E / 37.75455000; 127.03131000 Coordinates: 37°45′16.380″N127°1′52.716″E / 37.75455000°N 127.03131000°E / 37.75455000; 127.03131000
TypePublic boarding school
Head of schoolDae-sik Won
Faculty122 (2011)
Number of students1770 (2011)
Website uigo.hs.kr/wah/main/index.htm

Uijeongbu High School (Korean: 의정부고등학교, Hanja: 議政府高等學校), also known as "'UIGO'", is a public boarding high school located in Ganeung-dong, Uijeongbu, South Korea. It is a prestigious high school in South Korea and requires the completion of an application and admissions test by applicant students. The school was established on January 5, 1974, and opened its doors on March 6, 1974. In 2004, Uijeongbu High School was designated an excellent school by the South Korean government.



Uijeongbu High School's motto is "Morality, Autonomy, Ingenuity, Global Leadership, Healthy". The school provides Advanced Academic Programme courses. This education system aims to provide the students with practical applications of education for the gifted students. From this course, many Uijeongbu High School students are accepted to prestigious universities in South Korea and abroad with improved creative thinking and global leadership.[ citation needed ]

Uijeongbu high school's varsity teams:

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