St. Philomena Early Learning Center

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Mahalo for considering St. Philomena Early Learning Center as the first educational stepping stone for your child.
St. Philomena Early Learning Center, a private preschool operated by the St.
Philomena Church under the direction of the Catholic School Department of the Diocese of Honolulu, has been in operation since 1978.
The Center offers a well-rounded academic foundation in a caring and nurturing environment.
Children as young as 15 months up through kindergarten can enjoy learning through the Montessori based principles offered here.
You`ll find a low teacher/student ratio in the classrooms and enjoy the flexibility of our year-round schooling.
We encourage and foster parent involvement in the development of your child to build a strong sense of family and community.
St. Philomena Early Learning Center offers large play areas, daily hot lunches and snacks, a convenient, secured location and excellent preparation for further private schooling.
Below you will find our School Application. There is an $85 non-refundable registration fee.
We invite you to tour our school grounds and observe our classrooms.
Please call our office at 808-833-8080 to schedule your personal tour or to request more information.
Tours and classroom observations are scheduled from 8:30am -10:30am. St. Philomena Early Learning Center is always accepting applications for children to become a part of its family.
We look forward to having your child learn with us.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 157 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $990
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded
1978
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
157 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
81%
State avg.: 72%
Students by Grade
St. Philomena Early Learning Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
18 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Pre-K and Kindergarted - SPELC t-shirt and khaki pants or shorts.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Toddler School Day $865 Toddler All Day $990 Pre-Primary School Day $835 Pre-primary All Day $955 Kindergarten School Day $885 Kindergarten All Day $995 School Day 7:30a - 2:30p All Day 7:00a - 6:00p Tuition includes breakfast, hot lunch, and afte
% on Financial Aid
20%
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Associate
Shari Albano

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Keiki Kartwheels (additional monthly fees Pre-Primary and Kindergarten), TumbleBus (included in tuition Toddler)

School Notes

  • 6:30am - 6:00pm, Monday - Friday
  • 15 months - Kindergarten
  • Montessori based education

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 157 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $990
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Honolulu, HI is $15,242 for elementary schools and $19,011 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Honolulu, HI is 81% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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