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A timeless education elevates our thinking and increases our awareness of the world around us.

A supportive community lights our path for each achievement and gracious triumph.

Together, we continue to climb ever higher. Because the unique gifts of each of us lift us all. Together, we reach new heights. We discover new horizons. We gain the strength and inspiration to take flight. Together, we fly.

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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 2019-20 school year are available beginning Aug. 15, 2018.

Our admission process for the 2019-20 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, fundraising and gifts.

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‘Iolani School has more than 100 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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Residential life returning to ‘Iolani School

‘Iolani School is looking for highly motivated students of great ability and potential. We embrace the global community and welcome students who are prepared to lead and succeed in a dynamic, fast-paced, multicultural world.

For the 2019–20 academic year, ‘Iolani School will admit 28 residential students per grade level in grades 9, 10 and 11.

Applications for the 2019–20 academic year will be accepted from Aug. 15, 2018, to Jan. 15, 2019. Student interviews may be scheduled throughout this period.

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“What I love about ‘Iolani is the support everyone shares. No matter if it's in the performing arts, iDept or sports we all have each other's backs.”

SYDNEY WEAVER, Class of 2021

“What ‘Iolani means to me is friendship, memories and learning. You are excited to make new memories with your friends and learn about the world with them.”

SAGE DOUGLASS, Class of 2024

The ‘Iolani community is my second family made up of amazing people. Everyone supports each other. You're not just another face in the crowd.

MAY KAMAKA, Class of 2020

Innovation is reflected in our school culture. My teachers and friends are always striving to reach new heights of excellence, which inspires me to be better as well.

CONNER KOJIMA, Class of 2020