With extraordinary foresight, Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, great-granddaughter and last royal descendant of Kamehameha the Great founded Kamehameha Schools.
Kamehameha Schools' mission is to fulfill Pauahi's desire to create educational opportunities in perpetuity to improve the capability and well-being of people of Hawaiian ancestry.
Kamehameha Schools is a dynamic and nurturing learning community committed to educational excellence.
We assist people of Hawaiian ancestry to achieve their highest potential as “good and industrious men and women.” We do so by contributing to their development as people who are grounded in spiritual and Christian values; intellectually, emotionally, and socially self-reliant; resourceful, resilient, life-long learners; equipped with the skills they need to succeed in endeavors of their choosing; responsible, ethical, contributing members of their multi-cultural and diverse communities, and prepared to practice and perpetuate the Hawaiian values and traditions of Ke Ali‘i Pauahi.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked HI School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 340 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

Kamehamaha Schools - Hilo Camp ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Hawaii for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
340 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 72%
Students by Grade
Kamehamaha Schools - Hilo Camp Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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What is Kamehamaha Schools - Hilo Camp's ranking?

Kamehamaha Schools - Hilo Camp ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Hawaii for: Highest percentage of students of color and Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for Kamehamaha Schools - Hilo Camp?

The application deadline for Kamehamaha Schools - Hilo Camp is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked HI School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 340 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Hawaii County, HI is $20,897 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Hawaii County, HI is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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