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-12
  • Enrollment: 3,186 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Hawaii for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students
3,186 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 72%
Students by Grade
Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
362 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked HI School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 3,186 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Honolulu, HI is $16,109 for elementary schools and $19,784 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Honolulu, HI is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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