With over 1,000 students, more than 50 teachers, and a variety of elective classes, SVKS offers a program tailored to the needs of both Korean and American students—regardless of whether or not they speak Korean at home.

Core classes consist of 90 minutes of language class and 45 minutes of specialty elective class.


For students with no Korean background (taught in English)


Han Young classes are designed for students with none or minimal prior exposure to the Korean language. Classes are taught in English and use various teaching methods incorporating many educational games that kids love!

We offer 10 levels of Korean classes: Hanyoung Kindergarten (age 5), Han Young 1, Han Young 2, Han Young 3, Han Young 4, HanYoung Saessak (Grades 5-7, Beginner), Han Young Namu (Grades 5-7, Intermediate), Hanyoung Yeolmae (Grades 5-7, Inter/advanced), Han Young Adult Beginner and HanYoung Adult inter/advanced.

Han Young – It literally means Korean(Han)–English(Young).

Hanyoung Curriculum Map (Click)


For students who speak and/or write moderately well in Korean


Cho Deung classes are for Korean-Americans who can speak, read, and write Korean. The textbooks, published by the Education Board of South Korea, are specifically designed for Korean-Americans.
We offer Pre-Kinder, Kinder, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, Junior High 1, Junior High 2, and High School classes.


For students fully fluent in Korean (e.g. students temporarily studying in the US)


Seoul classes are for students who are fluent in Korean. This level is designed for students who are planning to go to Korea to further their education. The curriculum is identical to the one that is used in the Public School system of South Korea.
We offer 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade and Junior High 1, and Junior High 2 classes.