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Apply for Boarding Admission

How to Apply

Students and families who wish to be considered for enrollment at ‘Iolani School are welcome to apply. We hope to make the application process an enjoyable and fulfilling experience for all students.


For the 2020–21 academic year, ‘Iolani School will admit residential students in grades 9, 10 and 11.

Boarding applicants have the option to use either Ravenna or the Standard Application Online (SAO) for the application process. Click on either of the icons below to start the process.




August 15, 2019 -- Please apply to the Boarding program using either Ravenna or the SAO (Standard Application Online). Please use the links above. The SAO is not available for Day Admission applicants.


Campus tours available
SSAT testing: October 19, 2019; November 16, 2019; December 14, 2019; or January 4, 2020
TOEFL or IELTS testing (TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for applicants whose first language is not English)
Schedule in-person or Skype interview (email:

JanuaryCampus tours available
January 15, 2020 -- Boarding application due
January 31, 2020 -- Supporting documents due
  • Last year's final report card
  • This year's semester/trimester report card
  • SSAT and TOEFL or IELTS Results
  • Two teacher reference reports

January 31, 2020 -- Last day for in-person or Skype interview


March 10, 2020 -- Notification of boarding admission decision

AprilApril 10, 2020 -- Accepted candidates reply deadline

For more information about admission to ‘Iolani School’s Residential Program, please contact:

Kim Nguyen
Director of Residential Admission
(808) 943 2279

‘Iolani School
Office of Admission
563 Kamoku Street
Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96826
(808) 943 2279