Waolani Judd Nazarene School

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In 1967, Waolani Judd Nazarene School (WJNS) opened its doors for the first time.
This small, non-profit Christian school nestled in Nu`uanu valley began as a ministry of Honolulu First Church of the Nazarene.
In its first year, WJNS began as a preschool nurturing just four students.
From these humble beginnings, today WJNS educates and cares for preschoolers from the age of three through eighth grade.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 250 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,200
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1967
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost
$1,300

Student Body

Total Students
250 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Waolani Judd Nazarene School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
35%
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(khaki pants and school uniform polo)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition rate is for our elementary program for the 2018-2019 school year. Please call the school office for preschool and middle school rates.
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jen Ayala
Admissions Associate
Armaine Tomacder

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Little Medical School, Little Veterinary School

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Amazing Athletes

School Notes

  •  The mission statement of Waolani Judd Nazarene School (WJNS) is "where faith and learning reflect the character of Christ." The statement is not only the driving force of the school program, but also the glue that ties all aspects of the school together. Our philosophy is rooted in the Word of God with the belief that a child's academic, emotional, physical, and spiritual needs are best met though Christian training and sound educational principles. WJNS supports the belief that education is a cooperative venture among students, parents, and teachers; the more closely we work together, the more effective our efforts will be.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 250 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,200
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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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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