Damien Memorial School

1401 Houghtailing Street
Honolulu, HI 96817-0968
Tel: (808)841-0195
Grades: 6-12 | 686 students
Founded in 1962, Damien Memorial School is a private Catholic school for young men and women grades 6-12.
Named after St. Damien de Veuster, the Apostle of Molokai and world-famous humanitarian, Damien guides young men and women from all walks of life to become responsible, respectful, and community-minded citizens who are prepared to excel in higher education and ready for the challenges in their future.
Ranked among the top educational institutions in the Sate of Hawaii, Damien provides excellent opportunities for intellectual and personal growth. As a community of faith missioned by the Roman Catholic Church, Damien espouses the message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ as exemplified in the Essential Elements of an Edmund Rice Christian Brother Education and through the selfless service of St. Damien.
The school is sponsored by the Congregation of Christian Brothers and is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Year Founded 1962

Student Body

Total Students 686 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 63%
Students by Grade Damien Memorial School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 22 students
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(shirt/tie/dress slacks/dress shoes)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,375
Tuition Notes Middle School (grades 6-8): $9425.00
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Brent Limos


Total Sports Offered 16 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Kayaking, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
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