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CYSS Parent Central CDC FCC School Support SAS Youth Services

Yongsan School Support Services

School Liaison Officer: In the Army, the School Liaison Officer works in conjunction with the Child and Youth Services Division and the local school community to address educational issues involving military children. Through partnering with the local and military community, the School Liaison Officer uses a variety of resources to provide assistance with issues concerning student transition. The School Liaison Officer acts as a communication link between the installation and the surrounding school districts. Keep in mind that your Installation School Liaison Officer is available to represent you at any level if you need assistance.



School Liaison Officer Functions

  • Transition Support Services – To help ease the transfer of military children from school system to school system

  • Partnerships in Education  – Work with installation and community partners to expand services to children/youth and help them succeed in school and community life

  • Installation/School Communication – Provide useful and accurate info by building and updating the network of school contacts and military resources

  • Home-School Linkages/Support – Provide information and offer services that support the needs of home schoolers, (e.g., Army CYS Technology Labs, Youth Homework Centers, Fine Arts, Physical Education)

  • Post-Secondary Preparation Opportunities – Assist in preparing youth for the transition from high school to work/college

Yongsan CYS Services, School Support Services - School Liaison Officer
Email: g
Phone: 738-5556
From the U.S.: 011-82-2-7918-5556
Address : USAG-Yongsan, DFMWR, CYS Services, Unit 15333, APO AP 96205


For DoDDS Yongsan School Information:

Seoul American Elementary School, U.S. Eighth Army Garrison, Yongsan
Principal: Dr. Cathy Yurica
Email: PRINCIPAL_* <mailto:PRINCIPAL_*>
Phone: 736-4613/5978
From the U.S.: 011-82-2-7916-4613
Fax: 736-4606
Fax from the U.S.: 011-82-2-793-6925
Web Site:

Seoul American Middle School, U.S. Eighth Army Garrison, Yongsan
Principal: Ms. Maria Buchwald
Email: <>
Phone: 736-7337/7364
From the U.S.: 011-82-2-7916-7337/7364
Fax: 736-7349
Fax from the U.S.: 011-82-2-7916-7349
Web Site:

Seoul American High School, U.S. Eighth Army Garrison, Yongsan
Principal: Ms. Kathleen Reiss
Email: <>
Phone: 738-5265/8140
From the U.S.: 011-82-2-7918-5265
Fax: 738-8822
Fax from the U.S.: 011-82-2-794-8571
Web Site:




School Transper Checklist

*Resolving Education Transition Issues for Military Families: or 859-244-8000/8133

* What is the school registration procedure?

* How can I get a copy of the School Calendar?

* How old must a child be to start school?
- Kindergarten children must be five years old by September 1st.
- First grade children must be six years old by September 1st.

* What are the course requirements for high school graduation?

* How do students perform on standardized test?

* What is the difference between block scheduling and traditional scheduling?
Block Scheduling - Block Scheduling is a method of scheduling that lengthens the duration of a class period.
Traditional Scheduling - Traditional Scheduling is a method of scheduling six to eight class periods daily. Generally, each class period is less than one hour. The same subject is presented the same period daily with elective classes being alternated within the week or the semester

* What type of scheduling do the middle and secondary schools use?
4X4 Block Scheduling - Students take four 90-minutes classes each day for one semester. An entire course is completed during one semester instead of a full year. Some courses may require sequential semesters.

* How do I find out if high school credits earned elsewhere will be accepted in your state?

* How can I find out if the state I am transferring to offers in-state tuition benefits to military members and their families?
* Each state has its own policy on in-state tuition. You can access each state's in-state tuition policy by clicking on the following: 20Continuing 20Education 20System 20ACES

* What kinds of before and after-school programs are available?

* Home School Legal Defense Association:
Home schooling Info from all 50 States in the U.S.:
DoDEA Homeschooling Policy:



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Office: Room # 107 (ACS Building) Monday-Friday at 0800-1700
Phone Number: DSN 738-5556
E-mail: gs