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'Iolani School


School Facts

  • Number of Students
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Boarding accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Fall Year

School Description

‘Iolani School is a culturally diverse, all-gender college preparatory school. With more than 158 years of history, it is recognized as one of the top college preparatory schools in the United States. Through dynamic and personalized instruction in a multitude of disciplines, ‘Iolani develops liberally educated, well-rounded individuals.

There are a number of great facilities on the 25-acre campus at ‘Iolani School. The Sullivan Center for Innovation and Leadership is a 40,000 square foot building that is home to research science, design, and applied technologies. Outside of the academic buildings, students can use a number of athletic facilities, including fields, a pool, and a six lane outdoor track.

Students at ‘Iolani School participating in sports are continuing a long, proud tradition that goes back to the 1930s. The Raiders have won more than 75 state championships with ‘Iolani being the only school to win five consecutive boy’s basketball championships (2002-2006).
The ‘Iolani arts program consists of 32 performing arts groups and over 15 course offerings including AP classes. Student performances have brought ‘Iolani several awards and special invites to perform in the US and internationally.

‘Iolani School’s long tradition of academic excellence has seen it ranked the #1 college preparatory private high school in Hawaii by Niche.

A brand new residence hall opened in the 2018-19 academic year, providing students with a state-of-the-art facility where they are supervised by residential advisors. Outside of the classroom, students have plenty of opportunity to pursue their passions, whether that be through athletics, arts, or other school-sponsored extracurriculars.


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Famous Alumni

Dr. Sun Yat-sen '82 (Father of Modern China, First President of the Republic of China)
Guy Kawasaki '72 (Venture capitalist, Former Chief Evangelist of Apple) Angela Hamano (Aki) '96 (Singer and songwriter)
Aaron and Jordan Kandell '01 (Co-writers and producers, recent work: Disney's Moana)
Bobby Webster '02 (General Manager of Toronto Raptors)

  • 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 25 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Average Class Size
SAT Average
ACT Average
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
French Immersion
Speciality Programs
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Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Diving, E-Sports, Football, Football, Golf, Judo, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling
3D Design - Advanced, Ceramics - Advanced, Drawing, Media, Musical Theater, Photography, Studio Art - 3D Design, Studio Art - Drawing, Theater
Band, Choir, Marching Band, Orchestra
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language and Culture, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, European History, French Language and Culture, Government and Politics, Government and Politics, History, Japanese Language and Culture, Latin Language, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics 1, Physics 2, Physics C, Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, Physics C: Mechanics, Psychology, Statistics, US History
American Sign Language, American Sign Language, Chinese, French, Japanese, Latin, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Ballroom Dancing, Math Club, Model United Nations (Model UN), Robotics Club, Science Olympiad
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11
Ages Accepted
ELTiS Minimum
Not Accepted
TOEFL Minimum
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Minimum Duolingo: 110; SSAT Required

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