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‘Iolani School

‘Iolani School is a culturally diverse, co-educational, college preparatory school for students in kindergarten through 12th grade founded upon Christian values.

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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Thank you for considering ‘Iolani School.

Applications are available for students entering Kindergarten and Grades 6, 7, 8 and 9.

Occasionally, new students enter in Grades 10, 11 and 12. Grades 1-5 are not entry levels. Applications for the 2017-18 school year are available beginning Aug. 15, 2016.

We are pleased to announce that our admission process for the 2017-18 school year is virtually paperless. ‘Iolani School's Online Admission Application is powered by Ravenna.


Financial Aid & Tuition

‘Iolani School is committed to enrolling qualified students from a wide range of experience and backgrounds.

To that end, we support an extensive financial aid program to assist students in their desire to attend ‘Iolani School.

While financial aid resources are limited, we make every effort to bring an ‘Iolani education within reach of all who wish to attend.

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We understand that choosing an independent school is a major financial decision for many families, and we are committed to keeping tuition as affordable as possible.

Tuition covers approximately 75 percent of the cost of educating a student at ‘Iolani School with the balance coming from our endowment, from fundraising and from gifts.

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‘Iolani School has more than 70 named scholarships, and all are awarded based on a family's financial need.

Once a student is accepted to ‘Iolani and qualifies for aid, the Financial Aid Committee assigns scholarship based on specific criteria. Students receive the scholarships each year they remain at ‘Iolani as long as they are in good standing academically and continue to qualify financially.

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“Last year was my first here and I couldn’t have asked for more. I had amazing teachers and made friends, whom I’ll always cherish.”

ZOIE DRIVER, Class of 2021

“My experience here can hardly be summed up by what I’ve learned in classrooms. ‘Iolani has helped me form invaluable relationships, pursue passions and realize potential.”

REMI JOSE, Class of 2018

Our teachers are so helpful. I remember in kindergarten science, I was having a hard time feeding my cricket. Mrs. Warner showed me how, because I almost squished it.

KAINALU KANE, Class of 2025

“The thing I like best about ‘Iolani is the friendly atmosphere. Everyone knows each other. No matter where I am on campus, there’s always a few friendly smiles from peers, teachers or coaches.

JAMES PENTLAND, Class of 2018