Waolani Judd Nazarene School

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In 1967, Waolani Judd Nazarene School (WJNS) opened its doors for the first time.
This small, private, non-profit Christian school nestled in Nu`uanu valley is an educational ministry of Honolulu First Church of the Nazarene.
Today WJNS educates and cares for preschoolers from the age of two through eighth grade.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 258 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,750
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Waolani Judd Nazarene School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Hawaii for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1967
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
258 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 74%
Students by Grade
Waolani Judd Nazarene School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
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 2023-2024 school year. Please call the school office for preschool and middle school rates.
Summer Program Cost
$1,500
Summer Program Cost Notes
The summer program rate is for the 2022-2023 school year. Please call the main office for updated costs after March of the program year.
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jen Ayala
Admissions Associate
Natalie Dickey

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Waolani Judd Nazarene School cost?
Waolani Judd Nazarene School's tuition is approximately $8,750 for private students and $1,500 for summer students.
What is the acceptance rate of Waolani Judd Nazarene School?
The acceptance rate of Waolani Judd Nazarene School is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 82%.
Does Waolani Judd Nazarene School offer a summer program?
Yes, Waolani Judd Nazarene School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Waolani Judd Nazarene School offer?
Waolani Judd Nazarene School offers 2 interscholastic sports: Basketball and Volleyball.
When is the application deadline for Waolani Judd Nazarene School?
The application deadline for Waolani Judd Nazarene School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 258 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,750
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Honolulu, HI is $16,129 for elementary schools and $19,327 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Honolulu, HI is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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