Only 2 in 10 Admitted to High School of Choice
About 22 percent of middle school seniors in Seoul have been enrolled at their preferred high schools. Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education announced Thursday a total of 86,852 high school hopefuls applied for schools and 3,199 students, some 22 percent of the total, have been admitted to their preferred schools.
Previously high schools, except for specialized schools, had recruited students according to their place of residence and through a lottery.
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