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March 24, 1955
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Approved For Release 2008/06/09: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006300160009-9 I CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY INFORMATION REPORT as"1".e[wVANOs111ramlawa - Us St w BWAWAW Z&W% 'aft ? *&e. SO.. ?a a" "s. as "0400104M of no"" at "I& ft w me"- w as W"a nlnt sra 1s "smut" WNW C-OJ-F4I-I~. N-T-I-A: L. School System in Pyongyang DATE OISTR. 24 March 1955 NO. OF PAGES 2 REQNl MWW NO. RD Till eaWCt IYALVAT H$ 0 146 WS AN M10 P . TIM A P IS OF OaisllT K TeI1PANYS. me or - INiOW 1. Educational institutions in PPvngyang as of July.-1954 were organized as follows: Type of School a. Primary School (People's School) b. Junior Middle School c. Senior Middle School d. Professional School (on the same level as the Senior Middle School) e. College or University Cost per month or Age of Number of y received2 Students Years 10 won per month 10 w?n per month 12.16 3 10 won per month 16-22 3 450 won per month and food allowance of 700 grams per day.3 800 won per month and food allowance of 700 grams per day.4 20-28 2. The number and duration of semesters were: a. First semester (1 September to 20 October) b. Second semester (early November to end of December) c. Third semester (i February to end of April) d.. Fourth semester (early May to 15 July) C -O --N-~F -I- D- E-N-T-I-A-{L- STATE X ARMY X NAVY X T -Am, Tv I /~~ I I use Approved For Release 2008/06/09: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006300160009-9 3 or 11. Approved For Release 2008/06/09: CIA-RDP80-00810A006300160009-9 C-0-N-F-V-D-7..N- T-I -A-L 3. There were 3 senior middle schools for boys, 2 penior middle's chools--for girls, i1. Junior middle schools, and 39 primary schools"in P'yongyang.5 4. Examinations for promotion to the next higher school were usually given about 15 August for admission to the first semester in September. The higher school sent examinations and applications to the lower school, which returned the completed papers, 5? Usually about 90 percent of the students attended classes. If a student were absent from classes for more than three days consecutively without an excuse for his absence, theoretically he sight be expelled from the school. In practice, however, students absented themselves from classes for longer periods, without being dropped. 6. All students were issued school certificates by the school they attended. It was not necessary for the students to fill out applications before receiving these certificates. At the time the certificate was issued, the student signed his name in a register to indicate receipt. 7. During the period from 1950 to July 195k, students were not drafted into the army. 2. C nt. Reference is probably to government allowance received y le s nts . 3. These students do group work at vacation time. k. These students have 500 won left after payment of school fees. 5. Co esnt. According to the 22 October 1954 FBIS, P'y~angyang o reported peoples schools, 36 high schools, and 9 others (sic) newly constructed, rehabilitated, or expanded. Approved For Release 2008/06/09: CIA-RDP80-00810A006300160009-9