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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked HI School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 669 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $16,884
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Damien Memorial School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Hawaii for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
669 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
89%
State avg.: 72%
Students by Grade
Damien Memorial School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
22 students
Number of AP Courses
5 courses
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
shirt/tie/dress slacks/dress shoes

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Middle School (grades 6-8): $12910.00
% on Financial Aid
60%
Admissions Director
Brent Limos

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Band Program, Campus Ministry, Digital Photography, Esports Club, Forensics Club, Key Club, Leo Club, Math League, Music Ministry, National Honor Society, Newspaper Club, Robotics Team, Speech and Debate, Student Government, Yearbook Club

School Notes

  • 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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Damien Memorial School cost?

Damien Memorial School's tuition is approximately $16,884 for private students.

What sports does Damien Memorial School offer?

Damien Memorial School offers 17 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Kayaking, Martial Arts, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting and Wrestling. Damien Memorial School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Hawaii for most sports offered.

What is Damien Memorial School's ranking?

Damien Memorial School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Hawaii for: Largest student body and Most sports offered.

When is the application deadline for Damien Memorial School?

The application deadline for Damien Memorial School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked HI School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 669 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $16,884
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Honolulu, HI is $16,147 for elementary schools and $19,784 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Honolulu, HI is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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