Kyungnam High School

Kyungnam High School
Dongdaesin 3-dong, Seo-gu, Busan, South Korea
TypePublic, College Preparatory
MottoLet's be frugal and self-reliant.

Let's lead a free life in good order.

Let's be cooperative with a deep sense of responsibility.
FoundedBuilding, 1942;Namesake, 1953
PrincipalWonyong Kim (2011)
Enrollment968 (2011)
Color(s)Blue      White     
MascotYongma (literally 'Dragon horse', a horse with wings)

Kyungnam High School is a college preparatory high school in Busan, South Korea.


Kyungnam High School was constructed in 1942, while Korea was under Japanese rule, as the name of Second Public Middle School of Busan. After the colonial rule has ended in August 15th, 1945, it has reopened and continued its operation from October 1945, and then renamed as Kyungnam Public Middle School in March 1946. During Korean War, it has separated into First High School of Busan and West Middle School of Busan in August 1951. First High School of Busan has held its first graduation ceremony in March 1952, still during the war. It has got its current name in August 1953.[1]

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