The First Episode of Idol School Just Aired And The Rankings Are Out

Mnet’s idol survival program, Idol School aired its first episode and the initial rankings of the girls are out. There are a total of 41 contestants and the following contestants are in the top 10 frontrunners for now based on live voting!

10. Chu Won Hui

Birthday: April 14, 1999
Blood Type: O
Motto: “Let’s eat rice and chew it slowly!”

9. Baek Ji Hyeon

Birthday: April 17, 2003
Blood Type: B
Motto: “My way.”

Baek Ji Hyeon was formerly a trainee at Woollim Entertainment. When she first introduced herself to her fellow classmates, Baek Ji Hyeon instantly charmed everyone with her cute personality.

8. Jo Yuri

Birthday: October 22, 2001
Blood Type: AB
Motto: “You can.”

Jo Yuri also received some attention for resembling WekiMeki‘s Yoojung. On the first episode of the show, Lee Chaeyoung said her most attractive body part was her lips.

7. Song Ha Young

Birthday:  September 29, 1997
Blood Type: A
Motto: “Don’t lose sight of what’s important and keep working hard.”

When Song Ha Young first revealed her age on the show, the other contestants were all shocked that she was actually one of the older members.

6. Kim Eun Kyul

Birthday: January 11, 2005
Blood Type: O
Motto: “Don’t give up and do your best to the end.”

Kim Eun Kyul is only 12 years old and the youngest contestant on the show. She’s also received some attention for resembling WekiMeki‘s Doyeon.

5. Park Ji Won

Birthday: March 20, 1998
Blood Type: A
Motto: “Have courage and be kind.”

Park Ji Won is a former JYP Entertainment trainee, and participated in TWICE‘s survival program SIXTEEN. When she appeared on screen for the first time, the other Idol School contestants instantly recognized her from the show.

4. Seo Herin

Birthday: February 26, 2002
Blood Type: A
Motto: “Everything happens for a reason.”

Seo Herin is a former SM Entertainment trainee and starred on Disney Korea’s Mickey Mouse Club. Before she moved to Korea to become a trainee, Seo Herin lived in England.

3. Lee Chaeyoung

Birthday: May 14, 2000
Blood Type: B
Motto: “People who can do well, will do well.”

Before the first episode of Idol School, Lee Chaeyoung was accused of being part of a school gang. These allegations have been proven to be false by Mnet prior to the show’s first broadcast. Like Jo Yuri, she also chose her lips as her most attractive point.

2. Natty

Birthday: May 30, 2002
Blood Type: O
Motto: “Don’t try to be better than others and just focus on improving yourself!”

Natty is a former JYP Entertainment trainee and participated in TWICE’s survival show SIXTEEN. Showing off her competitive nature, Natty predicted that she would rank number 1 among all the contestants. Bt the end of the show’s first episode, Natty indeed ranked the highest in the class in the talent evaluation, scoring  8.63 out of 10.

1. Lee Hae In

Birthday: July 4, 1994
Blood Type: A
Motto: “Don’t doubt your first thought. That faith will lead you.”

Lee Hae In was a participant on Mnet‘s Produce 101, where she came in at 17th place.