HISTORY

  Dominican International School Kaohsiung is a Catholic, private, and English-medium school that is governed by the Dominican Sisters. The Sisters are members of the Institute of the Religious Missionaries of St. Dominic, a congregation of Spanish origin with the Motherhouse in Rome, Italy, and the Provincialate House located in Manila, Philippines.

Dominican Kindergarten School in Kaohsiung was established to educate U.S. military dependents.

Inauguration of the new building which also houses the community and Novitiate; blessed by Msgr. Joseph Capri°, Apostolic Pro-nuncio to China.

A team of American superintendents from Washington D.C. arrived, evaluated, and approved of qualification of the teachers, quality of curriculum, pedagogy, and textbooks in educating American dependents. Dominican School became a U.S. Department of Defense (D.O.D.) school.

After the withdrawal of the American Forces from Taiwan, Dominican School became Dominican International School. The modified American curriculum remained in place to serve children from all nationalities.

Golden Jubilee of the Canonical Erection of the Congregation was held at Dominican School, Kaohsiung.

Opened Middle school program with grade 7 and 8.

First graduates from Grade 8 Middle School program .

WASC initial visit and review.

Over the last 65 years we have grown into our title and reputation as Dominican International School Kaohsiung, hosting students from the different nationalities and maintain a student-centered class atmosphere where the teacher sets achievable targets enable students in pursuing their dreams.

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