Skip to Main Content
Punahou School
blue checkmark
  • Private
  • HONOLULU, HI

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
$31,680
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
23%
Average Financial Aid
$11,800
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.

Upcoming Events

Punahou School Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

YouTube Video

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1360
835 responses
Average ACT
31
231 responses

Punahou’s Mission Statement

academic spotlight

In 2023, Punahou revealed its renewed Mission and Values statements, after a yearlong process of listening to students, faculty, staff, families, and alumni. The statements reflect the many voices who shared their perspectives about Punahou and its future. The Mission is a response in the voice of our students, and an expression of the timeless values we share as children of the new spring.

Culture & Safety

Poll
93%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 58 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 58 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 276 responses
  • Carnival
    24%
  • Variety Show
    16%
  • Flaming P
    11%
  • Football games
    11%
  • Academy Camp
    11%
  • Graduation
    8%
  • Holoku Pageant
    6%

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. 65 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 65 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 65 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Poll
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 83 responses
Poll
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 83 responses
Poll
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 83 responses

Map

Home Listings

Listings by Homes.com

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  
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 52 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 52 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 52 responses

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$99,816
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,976
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$832,200
National
$281,900

Punahou School Reviews

Rating 4.48 out of 5  462 reviews
Rating 4 out of 5  
Rating 5 out of 5  
Rating 5 out of 5  

Add to List