Kamehameha Schools Hawaii Campus

  • Founded in 1887, Kamehameha Schools is a statewide educational system supported by a $6.2 billion trust, endowed by Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop.
  • The system includes K-12 campuses on O‘ahu, Hawai‘i, and Maui, and 31 preschool sites statewide.
  • The combined 6,715 preschool through grade 12 student enrollment makes Kamehameha the largest independent school system in the United States.
  • Kamehameha Schools gives preference to children of Hawaiian ancestry to the extent permitted by law.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students1,136 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Kamehameha Schools Hawaii Campus Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers135 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Keaau
    Malamalama Waldorf School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: NS-8 | 116 students
    1.3 miles
    15-1834 Maku'u Drive
    Keaau, HI 96749
    (808)982-7701
    1.3 NS-8
    116
  • Hilo
    Grades: PK-8 | 185 students
    8.2 miles
    190 Ululani St
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808)961-5026
    8.2 PK-8
    185
  • Hilo
    Grades: K-8 | 340 students
    8.2 miles
    162 Baker Avenue
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808)982-6885
    8.2 K-8
    340

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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Hawaii is $9,234 for elementary schools and $15,262 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Hawaii is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).