Iolani School

Tel: (808)949-5355
Grades: K-12 | 1887 students
Iolani School is a coeducational, college-preparatory school for grades K-12 founded upon Christian principles.
Its mission is to develop liberally educated, well-rounded individuals who are well prepared for higher education and for responsible, moral citizenship.
To foster academic excellence and personal growth, a school must be challenging and competitive yet compassionate and humane.
The Iolani motto "One Team" expresses the spirit of unselfish cooperation and mutual support among faculty, staff, coaches, parents and students.
Academic excellence and personal growth flourish in an atmosphere that is challenging and competitive, yet caring and nurturing.
Through dynamic and personalized instruction in a multitude of disciplines, Iolani develops liberally educated, well-rounded individuals who are well prepared for college and ready to assume their responsibilities as active, moral citizens.
The school's Sullivan Center for Innovation and Leadership provides students with the tools and resouces for real-world experiences and includes a fabrication lab, digitial media center, seminar room, science wet labs, library with collaboraiton centers and movable walls.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS)
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded 1863
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students 1887 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
84%
State avg.: 62%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 190 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 24 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost $20,100

Sports

Total Sports Offered 20 sports
Sports Ballet, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Drill Team, Golf, Ice Hockey, Kayaking, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weightlifting, WrestlingBalletBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
DanceDiving,
Drill TeamGolf,
Ice HockeyKayaking,
SailingSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,
WeightliftingWrestling,

School Notes

  • Founded in 1863 after a request by King Kamehameha IV and Queen Emma, 'Iolani School is situated on a 25-acre campus and serves more than 1,900 students in kindergarten through 12th grade. A culturally diverse, co-educational, college preparatory school with approximately 316 full-time faculty and staff, 'Iolani is rated among the best independent schools in the country for its academic, arts and athletics programs. One distinguishing strength of the school is its small class sizes and personal attenation provided to each student. 'Iolani's teacher-student ratio is 10:1. 

Profile last updated: 08/24/2015

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