La Pietra - Hawaii School For Girls

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  • Located on the slopes of Diamond Head, La Pietra offers an outstanding college-preparatory education to girls in grades six to twelve.
  • The school's academic and co-curricular programs foster intellectual curiosity, leadership, creativity, self-confidence, respect and service to others in an environment dedicated to girls' highest and best aspirations.
  • Teachers utilize small classes to create opportunities for both individual success and group achievement, taking into account each student's strengths and interests.
  • The school seeks an ethnically and culturally diverse faculty and student body and maintains a strong commitment to the active alliance of home and school -- teachers, students and parents working together in pursuit of girls' academic, personal and professional goals.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS)
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1964
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students181 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 74%
Students by Grade La Pietra - Hawaii School For Girls Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses13 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Comparative Government & Politics, AP Environmental Science, AP Human Geography, AP Macroeconomics, AP Psychology, AP Statistics, AP US Government & Politics, AP US History
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniform Monday - Thursday)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$18,900
Tuition NotesFinancial aid and merit scholarships available; tuition payment plans offered.
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant$5,000
Admissions DirectorMegan Meyer

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsArchery, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Kayaking, Marksmanship, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingArcheryBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
GolfKayaking,
MarksmanshipRiflery,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
20 student clubs, Delegates - School Ambassadors, Peer Leaders, Student Councils

Arts and Music Programs:
2-D/3-D Art, Annual Musical/Drama Production, Ceramics, Jewelry Making, Photograpy, Select Choir, String Ensemble

School Notes

  • Located on the slopes of Diamond Head, La Pietra offers an outstanding college-preparatory education to girls in grades six to twelve. The school's academic and co-curricular programs foster intellectual curiosity, leadership, creativity, self-confidence, respect and service to others in an environment dedicated to girls' highest and best aspirations. Teachers utilize small classes to create opportunities for both individual success and group achievement, taking into account each student's strengths and interests. The school seeks an ethnically and culturally diverse faculty and student body and maintains a strong commitment to the active alliance of home and school -- teachers, students and parents working together in pursuit of girls' academic, personal and professional goals.

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