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Punahou School
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  • Private
  • HONOLULU, HI

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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
November 15
Application Fee
No data available  
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$27,716
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
24%
Average Financial Aid
$10,950
From Punahou School

At Punahou School, our 76-acre campus and state-of-the art learning, athletic and art facilities provide unmatched resources and venues that give our students the tools and spaces to explore any interest and pursue any passion.

From college-preparatory courses to innovative electives, clubs and countless opportunities in athletics, art, music, theatre and more, we greatly enrich our students’ educational experience, preparing them to become well-rounded leaders of tomorrow.

Our students are taught by experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic faculty. Punahou teachers go above and beyond to provide instruction in innovative and engaging ways.

For generations, Punahou alumni have ventured across the globe to build successful careers in business, medicine, technology, government, social services, the arts, athletics and much more. While at Punahou, our students develop the skills, knowledge, vision and mindset to flourish as the next generation of leaders poised to change the world.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
No data available  
Average SAT
1340
907 responses
Average ACT
30
272 responses

Design, Technology and Engineering at Punahou

Our Design, Technology and Engineering faculty are dedicated to empowering students to take purposeful action. This team of K – 12 faculty members teach students to look for the educational opportunities in taking on the challenges that they encounter, discover and create. Students learn more deeply when they are engaged in solving problems and working on challenges that inspire them.

Culture & Safety

Poll
94%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 49 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 49 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 239 responses
  • Carnival
    24%
  • Variety Show
    16%
  • Academy Camp
    12%
  • Flaming P
    11%
  • Football games
    11%
  • Graduation
    7%
  • An all grade camp retreat
    5%

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Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,744
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 56 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 56 responses
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 56 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Poll
96%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 74 responses
Poll
96%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 74 responses
Poll
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 74 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 43 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 43 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 43 responses

Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$76,055
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,534
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$749,000
National
$217,500

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