'Iolani School

563 Kamoku Street
Honolulu, HI 96826
Tel: 808-943-2279
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  • Established in 1863, and located in Honolulu, Hawai'i, 'Iolani School is a culturally diverse, co-educational, college preparatory school for over 1900 students in grades K-12 founded upon Christian values.
  • We are recognized as one of the top college preparatory schools in the United States and have more than 150 years of history embracing students from around the world.
  • Academic excellence and personal growth flourish in an atmosphere that is challenging and competitive, yet caring and nurturing.
  • Through dynamic and personalized instruction in a multitude of disciplines, 'Iolani develops liberally educated, well-rounded individuals who are well prepared for college and ready to assume their responsibilities as active, moral citizens.

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Definition of Terms 
2017 School Data
'Iolani SchoolBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)9-126-12
Grades Offered (Day)K-124-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
Religious AffiliationEpiscopalNon-denominational
Year Founded18631910
Campus Size25 acres110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment1900 students300 students
% Students Boarding
5%
68%
Average SAT Scoren/a* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeCasualCasual
Average Class Size16 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:101:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered2817
ESL Courses OfferedNoYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
76%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Finances

Endowment Size$172 million$17 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$57,000$52,940
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$22,550$28,400
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Admission

Application DeadlineJan. 15Jan. 15
SSAT RequiredYesYes
Director of AdmissionsKim Nguyen

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered2817
CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Capstone: AP Seminar, Capstone: AP Research, Applied Research, Chemistry, Chinese Language & Culture, Computer Science & Principles, English Literature, European History, French Language & Culture, Government & Politics:

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1714
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Kayaking, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling

College Matriculation

Year: 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • A unique location within the United States, Hawai'i stands apart as a true cultural polyglot - we speak and celebrate the languages of many cultures.  This spirit infuses student life at 'Iolani School.  Ethnic and cultural diversity are the very face of our school and this empowers students from many different backgrounds to be who they are, share their culture and form friendships that will last a lifetime.
  • At 'Iolani School, we provide opportunities for the whole child, so that all students can pursue their passions and discover bigger parts of themselves.  This is a safe place for trial and error, as well as intellectual risk taking.  
  • 'Iolani is a world learder in teaching innovation.  The Sullivan Center for Innovation and Leadership is a 40,000 square foot facility dedicated to teaching innovation, leadership, applied technolgoies, research science, design, computer science and communcations.  
  • Outside the classroom, our students are engaged in 90+ clubs, organizations, and community service organizations and compete on more than 100 teams at the intermediate, junior varsity, and varsity level.  
  • School accreditations: WASC, HAIS, NAIS
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  • A unique location within the United States, Hawai'i stands apart as a true cultural polyglot - we speak and celebrate the languages of many cultures.  This spirit infuses student life at 'Iolani School.  Ethnic and cultural diversity are the very face of our school and this empowers students from many different backgrounds to be who they are, share their culture and form friendships that will last a lifetime.
  • At 'Iolani School, we provide opportunities for the whole child, so that all students can pursue their passions and discover bigger parts of themselves.  This is a safe place for trial and error, as well as intellectual risk taking.  
  • 'Iolani is a world learder in teaching innovation.  The Sullivan Center for Innovation and Leadership is a 40,000 square foot facility dedicated to teaching innovation, leadership, applied technolgoies, research science, design, computer science and communcations.  
  • Outside the classroom, our students are engaged in 90+ clubs, organizations, and community service organizations and compete on more than 100 teams at the intermediate, junior varsity, and varsity level.  
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  • At 'Iolani School, we provide opportunities for the whole child, so that all students can pursue their passions and discover bigger parts of themselves.  This is a safe place for trial and error, as well as intellectual risk taking.  
  • 'Iolani is a world learder in teaching innovation.  The Sullivan Center for Innovation and Leadership is a 40,000 square foot facility dedicated to teaching innovation, leadership, applied technolgoies, research science, design, computer science and communcations.  
  • Outside the classroom, our students are engaged in 90+ clubs, organizations, and community service organizations and compete on more than 100 teams at the intermediate, junior varsity, and varsity level.  
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  • Established in 1863, and located in Honolulu, Hawai'i, 'Iolani School is a culturally diverse, co-educational, college preparatory school for over 1900 students in grades K-12 founded upon Christian values.
  • We are recognized as one of the top college preparatory schools in the United States and have more than 150 years of history embracing students from around the world.
  • Academic excellence and personal growth flourish in an atmosphere that is challenging and competitive, yet caring and nurturing.
  • Through dynamic and personalized instruction in a multitude of disciplines, 'Iolani develops liberally educated, well-rounded individuals who are well prepared for college and ready to assume their responsibilities as active, moral citizens.
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