Overview

Established in 1863, and located in Honolulu, Hawaii, 'Iolani School is a culturally diverse, co-educational, college preparatory school for over 1900 students in grades K-12 founded upon Christian values. We are recognized as one of the top college preparatory schools in the United States and have more than 150 years of history embracing students from around the world. 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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Official information of 'Iolani School in 2024 | FindingSchool

A Boarding
B+ Matriculation
A Academics
A+ Extracurricular activities
B+ Community
A+ Reviews
A Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 9-12
Co-ed
Urban
ESL: No
Tuition: $63,600
# of Students: 2,169
Teacher:Student: 1:10
International Student: 10%
AP Courses: 29
Endowment: $91,840/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 77%
SAT: 1370/1600
#56

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Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 1
#2 Harvard College 1
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1
#5 Yale University 1
#6 Stanford University 1
#6 University of Chicago 1
#8 University of Pennsylvania 1
#9 Johns Hopkins University 1
#9 Northwestern University 1
LAC #2 Amherst College 1
#14 Brown University 1
#14 Vanderbilt University 1
#14 Washington University in St. Louis 1
LAC #3 Swarthmore College 1
#17 Cornell University 1
#17 Rice University 1
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 1
#21 Emory University 1
#22 University of California: Berkeley 1
#23 Georgetown University 1
#25 Carnegie Mellon University 1
LAC #5 Wellesley College 1
#27 University of Southern California 1
#28 New York University 1
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 1
LAC #6 United States Naval Academy 1
#34 University of Rochester 1
#36 University of California: Irvine 1
#38 Georgia Institute of Technology 1
#38 University of California: Davis 1
#42 Boston University 1
#42 Brandeis University 1
#42 Case Western Reserve University 1
#42 Tulane University 1
#47 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1
#49 Northeastern University 1
#49 Pepperdine University 1
#49 Purdue University 1
#55 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1
#55 Santa Clara University 1
LAC #11 United States Military Academy 1
#59 Syracuse University 1
#59 University of Washington 1
#62 Rutgers University 1
#63 George Washington University 1
#63 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 1
#75 Baylor University 1
#75 Loyola Marymount University 1
#75 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1
#79 American University 1
#79 Brigham Young University 1
#79 Gonzaga University 1
#83 Michigan State University 1
LAC #17 Smith College 1
#89 Texas Christian University 1
#93 University of San Diego 1
#99 University of Oregon 1
#103 Creighton University 1
#103 Loyola University Chicago 1
#103 University of Arizona 1
#103 University of San Francisco 1
LAC #22 United States Air Force Academy 1
LAC #22 Vassar College 1
Arizona State University 1
#117 Rochester Institute of Technology 1
#122 Chapman University 1
LAC #25 Bates College 1
#127 Seattle University 1
LAC #27 Macalester College 1
#136 University of La Verne 1
#136 University of the Pacific 1
LAC #28 Harvey Mudd College 1
#148 San Diego State University 1
LAC #30 Scripps College 1
#162 Oregon State University 1
#166 University of Hawaii at Manoa 1
LAC #35 Pitzer College 1
LAC #36 Oberlin College 1
LAC #38 Bucknell University 1
LAC #38 Whitman College 1
LAC #42 Denison University 1
Berklee College of Music 1
Butler University 1
California Baptist University 1
California Lutheran University 1
California Maritime Academy 1
California Polytechnic State University: San Luis Obispo 1
California State University: Fullerton 1
California State University: Northridge 1
Carson-Newman University 1
Colorado State University 1
Concordia University Irvine 1
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art 1
DigiPen Institute of Technology 1
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University: Prescott Campus 1
Emerson College 1
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering 1
George Fox University 1
Gettysburg College 1
Hawaii Pacific University 1
Maine Maritime Academy 1
Marist College 1
McGill University 1
Menlo College 1
Ohio State University: Columbus Campus 1
Oregon Institute of Technology 1
Pace University 1
Pacific Lutheran University 1
Pratt Institute 1
Rhode Island School of Design 1
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 1
Sarah Lawrence College 1
St. John's University 1
University of British Columbia 1
University of Hawaii at Hilo 1
University of Hawaii: Kapiolani Community College 1
University of Montana 1
University of Nevada: Reno 1
University of Portland 1
University of Puget Sound 1
University of Redlands 1
Washington State University 1
Whitworth University 1
Willamette University 1
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AP Courses

(Total 29)
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
Computer Science Principles
English Literature and Composition
European History
French Language and Culture
Latin
Macroeconomics
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
Computer Science Principles
English Literature and Composition
European History
French Language and Culture
Latin
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Physics 1
Physics 2
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Physics C: Mechanics
Psychology
Statistics
Studio Art: 3-D Design
Studio Art: Drawing
United States Government and Politics
United States History
Research
Chinese Language and Culture
Japanese Language and Culture
Spanish Language and Culture
Music Theory
Seminar
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Sports

(Total 19)
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Diving
Football
Golf
Kayaking
Paddling
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Diving
Football
Golf
Kayaking
Paddling
Sailing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
Water Polo
Wrestling
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Arts

(Total 15)
Ballet
Band
Chorus
Dance
Music
Music Theory
Theater
3D Design
Ceramics
Drawing
Ballet
Band
Chorus
Dance
Music
Music Theory
Theater
3D Design
Ceramics
Drawing
Painting
Photography
Design
Mixed Media
Writing
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 100+)
language honor societies and clubs
cultural clubs
student literary publications
acolytes
Ala Wai Big Brother/Sister
Interact
“I” Club
Key Club
Leo Club
Chess Club
language honor societies and clubs
cultural clubs
student literary publications
acolytes
Ala Wai Big Brother/Sister
Interact
“I” Club
Key Club
Leo Club
Chess Club
Christian Athletes
Gay-Straight Alliance
Speech and Debate
Math Team
Science Bowl
Science Olympiad
Robotics
‘Iolani Dramatic Players
Student Peace Institute
SyFy-Fantasy Club
Psychology
Ping Pong
Hiking
Student Government
Jazz
Language Honor Societies and Clubs
Cultural Clubs
Student Literary Publications
Acolytes
Young Democrats
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1863
Campus Size: 25 acres
Boarding Rate: 4%
Religious Affiliation: Episcopal

Application Info

Deadline: 01/15
Interview: Skype, On Campus, Admission Travel to China, Zoom
Pre Interview: No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores: PSAT,ACT
School Code:
TOEFL: B845
SSAT: 4144

TOEFL

SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 39)
5.0/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 6)
5.0 / 5 Overall
5.0 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
4.8 / 5 Student Life
5.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
4.8 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

(Total 54)

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Frequently Ask Questions about 'Iolani School

01.
Tell me a bit about 'Iolani School.
'Iolani School is Co-ed private boarding school located in Hawaii, US. It was founded 1863, and currently has about 2169 students, 10.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.iolani.org/.
06.
Where is 'Iolani School located?
'Iolani School is located in the State of Hawaii of USA.
02.
Does 'Iolani School have rigorous academic requirements?
'Iolani School is offering 29 AP courses.

In recent years, 72 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

'Iolani School also have 77% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
07.
How popular is 'Iolani School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, 'Iolani School is among the most popular schools, within top 156 for all US schools.

Also 'Iolani School has been favorited by 145 users.
03.
Where do 'Iolani School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 13.85% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 8.85% go to top 25, and about 4.62% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
08.
How to start with an application with 'Iolani School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about 'Iolani School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit 'Iolani School’s official site: http://www.iolani.org/ or call them at +1 808 943 2379.
04.
What is the application requirement for 'Iolani School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, 'Iolani School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, standard test (like TOEFL and SSAT), and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
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Please share a few nearby schools that are close to 'Iolani School?
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What is the latest tuition for 'Iolani School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for 'Iolani School in 2024 is $61,725 , which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at Boarding@iolani.org .
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What is the FindingSchool rating for 'Iolani School?
The overall rating for 'Iolani School is A.

The section ratings of 'Iolani School are:
B+ for Matriculation
A for Academics
A+ for Extracurriculum
B+ for Community
A+ for Students and Parents reviews
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