Island School is a top rated, private school located in Lihue, HI. It has 417 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 9 to 1. Tuition is $15,600 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 96% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
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- of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.10 responses
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This was a great high school. I felt over prepared when I went to college. Highly recommend! The campus is absolutely beautiful and the staff is so genuine and honestly cares about you. At Island School you get to learn in a loving yet academically challenging environment. It is also great because it is a Pre-k though 12th grade school, therefore you can essentially get your entire education here until you graduate and move on to college! I was and am so glad that I can say I am an Island School Alumni.
Being a student here for over 10 years, there's no doubt I absolutely enjoyed my life here. The teachers are clearly well-qualified to teach their subjects, the community is thriving and incredibly supportive, and the overall atmosphere is just nice. That being said, the disciplinary aspect of Island School could be improved.
It's a pretty good academic school, and the best education on Kauai. However, there is a lot of constraining policies and rules that the school upholds which makes it somewhat unpleasant as an everyday experience, especially as the staff seem not to care about more important issues like a bad teacher once in a blue moon or a bullying problem or even drug use. These are glossed over while the dress code and cheating on homework are strictly enforced. It's a good school with a lot of problems, all in all.