Hanalani Schools

Hanalani Schools Photo #1 - Hanalani has a highly successful robotics program that contributed to two International Championship and 4 Regional Championship Botball teams. Here a student builds a robot from the multitude of parts and tools at his disposal.
Hanalani Schools Photo #2 - Hanalani Schools is located on a beautiful 6 acre campus conveniently located in Central Oahu. Facilities include a large gymnasium, large stage with state of the art lighting, large music and band rooms, art facilities and classrooms with SMART board technology.
Hanalani Schools Photo #3 - Science Technology Engineering & Math (STEM) are critical elements of the 21st century education and a priority at Hanalani Schools. Students experience many hands-on activities that emphasize STEM.
Hanalani Schools Photo #4 - Hanalani Schools goes beyond the classroom and prepares the students to be productive citizens in the real world. Students are provided a multitude of community service opportunities during their tenure at Hanalani. Here a student participates in "Make a Difference Day" where they go out into the local community and cover up graffiti and conduct community beautification projects.
Hanalani Schools Photo #5 - At Hanalani Schools, patriotism is important. Pledges are said daily and our appreciation is show to our military service members through our waiver of the application fee.
Hanalani Schools Photo #6 - The Hanalani Royals athletics program is a competitive program. With participation in the ILH & Pac5 there are competitive athletics programs for students elementary through upper school.
Hanalani Schools Photo #7 - This young lady is conducting an assignment for the digital story-telling class. Hanalani embraces 21st century technology. Whether it's through videography, photography or robotics, we don't shy away from today's technology. Hanalani Schools even has a "bring your own device" (BYOD) program where students bring a laptop and have digital textbooks in some classes.
Hanalani Schools Photo #8 - We believe that some activities shouldn't be "extra-curricular" but should be a part in the development of the overall student. Therefore we refer to these programs as "co-curricular". From music, orchestra, band, private lessons, public performances and more, there are plenty of opportunities for Hanalani students to pursue their passions beyond the classroom.
Hanalani Schools Photo #9 - Hanalani has state of the art facilities. The stage lighting, curtain and audio systems are just one example of that. From Annie to the Wizard of Oz, we put on some great drama productions.
Hanalani Schools serves 797 students in grades Prekindergarten-12 and is a member of the American Association of Christian Schools (AACS), the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS).
The student:teacher of Hanalani Schools is 19:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Christian.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1952
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students797 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 72%
Students by Grade Hanalani Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size13 students
Number of AP Courses4 courses
Advanced CoursesCalculus, Chemistry, English, US History
Average ACT score21
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform polo and bottoms required)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,495
Tuition Notes(Age 3 - 5) Tuition + Fees = $9,370.00<br/> (1st - 6th) Tuition + Fees = $9,495.00<br/> (7th - 12th) Tuition + Fees = $10,255.00
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,762
Admissions DirectorJim Haugh
Admissions AssociateEmily Engelsgjerd


Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Indoor Soccer, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfIndoor Soccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Botball, Chess Team, Japan Wizards, Math Bowl, Math Team, National Honor Society, Science Bowl
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School Reviews

My daughter has been attending Hanalani Schools since she was 3 years old. She is now in the 3rd grade. Hanalani Schools is one of the most affordable private schools on this island that offer Pre - K through High School. I couldn't be happier with the choice I made to send her there. Being a single mother, I have to admit, it has not been easy making ends meet. I am very blessed to have received financial assistance through Hanalani Schools Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). It does not fully cover my daughter's tuition, but it sure does help! I have made many sacrifices in order for my daughter to receive an excellent education and I have to tell you, Hanalani Schools is well worth the sacrifice. If you haven't had a chance, stop by and take a tour!!
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