Punahou School

1601 Punahou St.,
Honolulu, HI, 96822-0968
Tel: (808)944-5711
Grades: K - 12 | 3751 students
At Punahou School, we are committed to providing an environment where students can develop moral and spiritual values consistent with the Christian principles on which Punahou was founded, affirming the worth and dignity of each individual; develop intellectual, academic and physical potential to the fullest degree, preparing them for college and for challenges facing them now and in the future; develop and enhance creativity and appreciation of the arts; and appreciate cultural diversity and develop social responsibility.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1841

Student Body

Total Students 3751 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 67%
State avg.: 61%
Students by Grade Punahou School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 330 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 15 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Oct. 15 / Oct. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost $19,950
Tuition Notes 2013 - 2014
% on Financial Aid 13%
Admissions Director Betsy Hata

Sports

Total Sports Offered 19 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Kayaking, Riflery, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDiving,
FootballGolf,
KayakingRiflery,
SailingSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,
Wrestling

School Notes:

  • At Punahou School, we are committed to providing an environment where students can develop moral and spiritual values consistent with the Christian principles on which Punahou was founded, affirming the worth and dignity of each individual; develop intellectual, academic and physical potential to the fullest degree, preparing them for college and for challenges facing them now and in the future; develop and enhance creativity and appreciation of the arts; and appreciate cultural diversity and develop social responsibility. Our vision for Punahou School is to promote an enlightened and challenging educational program for Punahou students through a cohesive and appropriately integrated K-12 curriculum that is continuously examined, renewed and communicated, in an effort to strengthen it; and to help Punahou students to develop to their fullest powers both as individuals and as members of a group; and to promote within them a sense of responsibility towards and interdependence with their schoolmates, their community, and their world.

  • Profile last updated: 01/17/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Maryknoll Grade School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Clement''s School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Clement''s School (0.1 miles away)
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  • Honolulu St Clement''s School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Episcopal)
    1515 Wilder Ave
    Honolulu , HI , 96822
    (808)949-2082
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Episcopal)
    0.1  mi  |  33  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Honolulu
    Maryknoll Grade School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1722 Dole Street
    Honolulu , HI , 96822
    (808)952-7320
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.1  mi  |  1389  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Honolulu
    Maryknoll School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1526 Alexander St
    Honolulu , HI , 96822
    (808)952-7333
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.2  mi  |  1370  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Honolulu
    Maryknoll School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1526 Alexander St
    Honolulu , HI , 96822
    (808)952-8400
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.2  mi  |  1428  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Honolulu
    Central Union Preschool And Ki
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Church of Christ)
    1660 S Beretania St
    Honolulu , HI , 96826
    (808)946-4025
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Church of Christ)
    0.3  mi  |  146  students  |  Gr.  PK-K

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