Variety School Of Hawaii

Variety School of Hawaii educates children with learning differences through the use of an individualized multidisciplinary approach, so that each child may achieve their maximum potential.
Classes are limited to a maximum of 10, each with a teacher and a teaching assistant.
Children are supported by other highly qualified staff, including a speech and language pathologist, an occupational therapist, an adaptive physical education teacher and a reading coach.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Inquire with school
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedhigh-functioning autism, ADD, ADHD, LD, Dyslexia,Speech delay
Year Founded1961
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students38 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 72%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size7 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(polo shirt, t-shirt w/school logo)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$20,000
Tuition Notestuition depends on financial aid application results and diagnosis of child
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$8,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions AssociateJolene Chongchua


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars club, instrumental music club, reading club

School Notes

  • Variety School of Hawaii is a small private school that educates children with learning differences between the ages of 5 and 22.  We are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and by the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools.  
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The average private school tuition in Honolulu, HI is $11,018 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).