Damien Memorial School

  • 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.

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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 AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1962

Student Body

Total Students669 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
89%
State avg.: 72%
Students by Grade Damien Memorial School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size22 students
Number of AP Courses5 courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(shirt/tie/dress slacks/dress shoes)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$12,375
Tuition NotesMiddle School (grades 6-8): $9425.00
% on Financial Aid
60%
Admissions DirectorBrent Limos

Sports

Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Kayaking, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfKayaking,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
WeightliftingWrestling,
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The average private school tuition in Honolulu, HI is $10,999 for elementary schools and $18,625 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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