We seek to educate our students in the tradition of excellence building on the Dalton Plan so that our students will engage in the global community with intellectual independence, creativity, curiosity and compassionate mind.
The Cheongna Dalton School (CDS) provides an academically rigorous, progressive educational environment that promotes active inquiry. Students who graduate from the CDS are not only academically capable but a person with character and curiosity. CDS seeks to develop well-rounded students who can become global leaders in the world today. CDS students are taught how to be intelligent, independent, and responsible so that they may be successful adults in the global world.
With the Dalton Plan as the foundation for the curriculum, the program is designed to offer our students opportunities to acquire content knowledge, critical thinking skills, and collaboration skills through inquiry, experimentation, and research and analysis. Furthermore, students take control of their own educational experience by learning how to make use of their free and lab time.
As such, students who graduate from CDS will embody the following qualities:
CDS students exhibit a developed sense of ethics by:
CDS students demonstrate self-motivation in learning by:
CDS students observe and process their world by:
CDS students present their ideas with clarity, creativity, purpose, and an understanding of their audience by:
CDS students work with others by:
CDS students contribute positively to society by: