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Tel: (808) 246-0233
Island School Photo #2 - May Day is Lei Day in Hawai'i. Island School celebrates with an all-school event, followed by a lu'au lunch. These first graders will perform a hula with their class. The entire student body is involved in this special day.
Island School Photo #3 - Performing arts classes are part of the curriculum beginning in kindergarten. In this photo, middle school drama students perform, "Agatha Rex," a modern version of "Antigone."
Island School Photo #4 - Island School graduates are accepted at colleges and universities across the country and internationally.
Island School Photo #6 - Parents and friends support Island School while having a fantastic evening at the annual Gala Auction, The Disco Ball. Proceeds go directly into financial aid for qualifying families. Over 40% of our students receive financial aid.
Island School Photo #7 - Community service is fostered through campus recycling and a number of projects around the island.
Island School Photo #8 - Classes prepare student for higher education while helping them discover their talents and interests.
- Island School combines academic excellence with character building and experiences in the arts, athletics and academics.
- The curriculum is based on ideas of Howard Gardner, reflecting the development of "multiple intelligences." The campus has 38 acres and is safe and secluded. Island School seeks students who want to learn, have an independent spirit, get along with others, and enjoy new experiences.
- Diversity is valued, and a generous financial aid program ensures a broadly representative student population. Island School prepares students for college.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)|
Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS)
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Summer Program Cost||$550|
|Summer Program Cost Notes||This is usually geared towards elementary K-2, and 2-5th Science Focus, 4 & 5th Literacy focus|
|Summer Program Details||Link to Summer Program Details|
|Total Students||424 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 72%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||52 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||8:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||17 students|
|Number of AP Courses||8 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||AP Biology, AP Calulas A/B, AP Calulas B/C, AP Language & Composition, AP Literature, AP US History|
|Average SAT score||1277|
|Average ACT score||26|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(Logo wear t-shirts and knee length shorts and or pants)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$16,500|
|Tuition Notes||Other tuition is as follows: Pre- K = $10,975 and K-12 is $16,500|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$8,100|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Sean Magoun|
|Admissions Associate||Candice Lopez|
|Endowment Size||$1 million|
|Total Sports Offered||10 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Riflery, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,|
Cross Country, Golf,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||9 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
FIrst Lego League Robotics, First Robotics, GIrls Volleyball, Mock Trail, Science Olympiadmpiad, SCUBA Diving Club
Arts and Music Programs:
Recreational Athletic Programs:
Middle School Basketball, Outrigger Canoe Paddling
- A Center for Hawaiian Culture and the Arts focuses on building an understanding of and appreciation for Hawaiian culture
- Foreign languages include Spanish and Chinese
- All classrooms have computer projectors with direct tie-in to the Internet
- Each Middle School student is assigned a Chrome book for use during the school year
- The staff is talented and varied, having earned degrees from 45 different colleges and universities across the mainland and in Hawaii and all are well traveled
- The science curriculum includes robotics, science olympiad, first lego league
- All seniors do independent cap stone projects on subjects of their choosing
- graduates of the class of 2020 received 126 college acceptances from 90 different institutions of higher learning
Profile last updated:
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Kailua Kona Grades: K-12 | 135 students
74-4966 Kealakaa Street
Kailua Kona, HI 96740
(808) 326-9866 271.1 K-12
- Kamuela Grades: K-12 | 642 students
65-1692 Kohala Mountain Rd
Kamuela, HI 96743
(808) 881-4321 273.5 K-12
- Hilo Grades: PK-12 | 343 students
1000 Ululani St
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 935-4936 319.1 PK-12
- Honolulu Grades: 9-12 | 85 students
913 Alewa Dr
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 595-6359 108.4 9-12
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