School related terms in Korean 

 January 25, 2022

By  Smriti

Today we'll be looking at different words related to school and grades in Korean.

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English Term

Korean Term

Day-care center

어린이집

Kindergarten

유치원

Kindergartener

유치원생

Elementary school

초등학교

Middle school

중학교

High school

고등학교

University/college

대학교

Graduate school

대학원

Language school

어학당

College student

대학생

Community college

전문대학교

Educational institute

학원

All boys high school

남자고등학교 / 남고

All boys middle school

남자중학교 / 남중

All girls high school

여자고등학교 / 여고

All girls middle school

여자중학교 / 여중

Grade, level

학년

Freshman High school/college

일학년

Sophomore

이학년

Junior

삼학년

Senior

사학년

Elementary school 1st grade

초등학교 일학년

Elementary school 2nd grade

초등학교 이학년

Elementary school 3rd grade

초등학교 삼학년

Elementary school 4th grade

초등학교 사학년

Elementary school 5th grade

초등학교 오학년

Elementary school 6th grade

초등학교 육학년

Elementary school student

초등학생

Middle school

중학교

Middle school 7th grade

중학교 일학년

Middle school 8th grade

중학교 이학년

Middle school 9th grade

중학교 삼학년

Middle school student

중학생

High school

고등학교

High school 10th grade

고등학교 일학년

High school 11th grade

고등학교 이학년

High school 12th grade

고등학교 삼학년

High school student

고등학생

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