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'Iolani School
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  • Private, Boarding, Episcopal
  • HONOLULU, HI

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

'Iolani School is committed to the safety and well-being of its students. As a result of extensive safety protocols and high vaccination rates among faculty, staff and students, we have remained on campus with full academics for all grades throughout the pandemic. 'Iolani School will again be continuing full on-campus operations for the 2021-22 school year. Learn More

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A+

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$125
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$26,150
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$61,200
Received Financial Aid
28%
Average Financial Aid
$12,000
From 'Iolani School

‘Iolani School is a culturally diverse, co-educational, world renowned college-preparatory school founded upon Christian values. Academic excellence and personal growth flourish in an atmosphere that is challenging & competitive, yet caring & nurturing. Through dynamic & personalized instruction, ‘Iolani develops liberally educated, well-rounded individuals who are prepared for college and ready to pursue their dreams and make a positive impact on the world.

Founded in 1863, ‘Iolani has about 2,100 students in grades K-12. New campus additions include: a residence hall housing up to 112 students from around the world; a kindergarten / first grade community focused on biophilic design; a Science & Innovation Center (STEAM) for K-6; Sullivan Center for Innovation (6-12); performance studios for dance, music and theater; & an ESports gaming center. ‘Iolani also has a robust athletics program sponsoring 107 teams at all levels. 73% of upper school students are athletes.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1360
619 responses
Average ACT
31
197 responses

Bringing Genome Science to High School Classrooms

'Iolani School was selected as 1 of only 5 schools in the country to receive the prestigious Edward E. Ford Educational Leadership Grant. 'Iolani is using these funds to develop the first program to bring genome science to Hawaii high school classrooms. 'Iolani develops and shares citizen science experiments around genomics and is facilitating a larger discussion on the issues of bioethics.

Culture & Safety

Poll
94%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 53 responses
Poll
92%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 53 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 254 responses
  • Cheerfest
    19%
  • Spirit Week
    15%
  • Graduation
    15%
  • Winterball
    9%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • Burning of the I
    8%
  • The Variety Show
    8%

Boarding

Students Boarding
10%
Boarding Days Per Week
7-day
Top Countries
China, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, Ukraine
International Boarding Students
4%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,116
95%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 59 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 59 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 59 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Poll
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 72 responses
Poll
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 72 responses
Poll
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 72 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 80 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 80 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 80 responses

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