About Us

Our Story


Peninsula Hanaro Korean School was established in August 2004 to teach Korean language, culture, history, and a variety of Korean traditions.  Our school is primarily geared for Korean Americans, but it is open to anyone who is interested in the Korean culture in the Peninsula area. With 40-50 students ranging in age from kindergarten to adult, it is the largest and only non-church affiliated Korean school in the Peninsula area. 


  1. Developing a positive self-esteem as a Korean American through the cooperative efforts of learning Korean language, history, and culture.
  2. Offering a well-rounded education by providing enrichment classes, such as Origami, Calligraphy, Korean traditional games, Drawing, and Drama.
  3. Strengthening students by actively involving them in the amin stream of society by sharing Koran virtues and culture through communicty outreach cultural events.  


McMurran Hall - 3rd Floor, Christopher Newport University (CNU), Newport News, Virginia.  


Our school year is from September to May and is divided into Fall and Spring semesters.

Classes are held on Saturdays (except holidays) from 9:30am to 12:20pm 


$170 per student per semester (Fall/Spring).

Family discount is applied as follows: $160 for second child; $110 for third child; $10 for fourth+ child.

*Tuition includes $10 activity fee per child per semester.

**No refunds are issued after the semester begins.  



Peninsula Hanaro Korean School does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, nationality, or ethnic origin in administration of its admission policies, educational policies, scholarship, other school activities, and all school administered programs.

*Peninsula Hanaro Korean School is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit charitable organization. Financial contribution to Peninsula Hanaro Korean School is tax-deductible. Donors will receive a tax receipt acknowledgement of the donation.


P.O. Box 6623

Newport News, VA 23606


Saturdays  9:30am - 12:20pm

Christopher Newport University (CNU)

McMurren Hall - 3rd Floor

1 Avenue of the Americas

Newport News, VA 23606

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