Punahou School

Tel: (808)944-5711
  • At Punahou School, we are committed to providing an environment where students can develop moral and spiritual values consistent with the Christian principles on which Punahou was founded, affirming the worth and dignity of each individual; develop intellectual, academic and physical potential to the fullest degree, preparing them for college and for challenges facing them now and in the future; develop and enhance creativity and appreciation of the arts; and appreciate cultural diversity and develop social responsibility.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded 1841

Student Body

Total Students 3751 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
67%
State avg.: 62%
Students by Grade Punahou School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 330 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 15 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Oct. 15 / Oct. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost $19,950
Tuition Notes 2013 - 2014
% on Financial Aid
13%
Admissions Director Betsy Hata

Sports

Total Sports Offered 19 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Kayaking, Riflery, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDiving,
FootballGolf,
KayakingRiflery,
SailingSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,
Wrestling

School Notes

  • At Punahou School, we are committed to providing an environment where students can develop moral and spiritual values consistent with the Christian principles on which Punahou was founded, affirming the worth and dignity of each individual; develop intellectual, academic and physical potential to the fullest degree, preparing them for college and for challenges facing them now and in the future; develop and enhance creativity and appreciation of the arts; and appreciate cultural diversity and develop social responsibility. Our vision for Punahou School is to promote an enlightened and challenging educational program for Punahou students through a cohesive and appropriately integrated K-12 curriculum that is continuously examined, renewed and communicated, in an effort to strengthen it; and to help Punahou students to develop to their fullest powers both as individuals and as members of a group; and to promote within them a sense of responsibility towards and interdependence with their schoolmates, their community, and their world.
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