'Iolani School

Established in 1863, ‘Iolani School is recognized as one of the top college preparatory schools in the United States. Built on the spirit of aloha and our One Team philosophy, ‘Iolani has more than 150 years of history embracing students from around the world. A forward-looking education means every student who experiences ‘Iolani steps out into the world, ready to succeed.

Secondary Boarding

SCHOOL TYPE

1863

founded

K-12 (Day) 9-12 (Boarding)

Grade Range

1057

GIRLS

1072

boys

AP Courses

advanced programs

None

religion

Campus Life

  • Sports & Recreation
    Interscholastic Sports

    ‘Iolani fields more than 100 teams at the intermediate, junior varsity and varsity levels.

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Bowling
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross Country
    • Diving
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Judo
    • Kayaking
    • Paddling
    • Sailing
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track & Field
    • Volleyball
    • Water Polo
    • Wrestling
    Recreation Sports
    • Bowling
    • Camping
    • Cultural Excursions
    • Excursions
    • Hiking
    • Surfing
    • Shopping
    • Swimming
    • Table Tennis
  • clubs and organizations
    ‘Iolani offers over 90 clubs: academic, special interest, language/culture and service organizations.
  • Arts
    • Chorus
    • Concert Band
    • Dance
    • Marching Band
    • Musical Theatre
    • Orchestra
    • Stage Band
    • Theatre

Academics

  • ENGLISH
    • English 9 & 10
    • Pre-1900 Literature: African American, British Literature, Comedy in British Literature, Literature of the Ocean, Medieval Literature, Shakespeare, Women in Literature, World Literature
    • Post-1900 Literature: Asian-American, British, Latin American, Literature and Film, Literature of Hawaii, Literature of Sport, Philosophical Literature, Race and Social Justice
    • Speech
    • Creative Writing
    • Creative Nonfiction Writing
    • Poetry
  • HISTORY
    • World Geography
    • Social Studies
    • History of the Modern World
    • U.S. History
    • Asian Studies (Elective)
    • African American Studies (Elective)
    • Ancient and Medieval Studies (Elective)
    • Economics & Entrepreneurship (Elective)
    • European History (Elective)
    • Global Politics (Elective)
    • History of American Song
    • History of American Women
    • History of Hawaii (Elective)
    • Micro/Macroeconomics
    • War in the 20th Century (Elective)
  • foreign languages
    • Chinese
    • French
    • Hawaiian
    • Japanese
    • Latin
    • Spanish
  • religion / philosophy
    • World Religions (Grade 8)
    • Religion (Grade 9)
    • Bible (Grades 10-12)

  • SCIENCES
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Biology Honors
    • Chemistry Honors
    • Honors Independent Research in Science
    • Biological, Chemical and Physical Gastronomy I & II
    • Conservation Genetics
    • Environmental Science
    • Explorations In Chemical Analysis I - Environmental Chemistry
    • Explorations In Chemical Analysis Ii - Food Chemistry
    • Global Health
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology
    • Marine Biology
    • Materials Science
    • Oceanography
  • MATH
    • Algebra 1& 2
    • Geometry
    • Trigonometry
    • Precalculus
    • Design Science
    • Economics of Personal Finance
    • Statistics

  • computer studies
    • App Design And Development
    • Computer Science
    • Data Science
    • Design and Fabrication 1 & 2
    • Economics & Entrepreneurship
    • Film Production
    • Leadership of Ethics
    • Multimedia Production in Service to ‘Iolani
    • Newsroom
    • Robotics 1, 2, 3, & 4
    • Video Game Design
    • Wet Lab (Applied Science Research)
    • Yearbook
    • Advanced Innovation and Leadership Project (Grades 11–12, full year) is a capstone course for students
  • MUSIC
    • Chorus 1
    • Chorus 2/Hokuloa Singers
    • Beginning Band
    • Intermediate Band
    • Marching Band
    • Concert Band
    • Symphonic Band
    • Wind Ensemble
    • Stage Band Rhythmic Section Fundamentals
    • Stage Band 1, 2, and 3
    • Orchestra 1, 2, 3 and 4
    • Symphonic Orchestra 5
  • performing / visual arts
    • Dance: Hula 1, 2, 3, and 4, Jazz/Ballet 1, 2, 3, and 4
    • Musical Theatre I, II, III
    • Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Theatre
    • Ceramics
    • Design 3-D
    • Drawing
    • Mixed Media
    • Painting
    • Photography
  • special programs
  • ap courses
    • Biology
    • Calculus AB
    • Calculus BC
    • Chemistry
    • Chinese Language & Culture
    • Comparative Government
    • Computer Science Principles
    • English Literature
    • European History
    • French Language & Culture’
    • Government & Politics: U.S.
    • Japanese Language & Culture
    • Latin
    • Macroeconomics
    • Microeconomics
    • Multivariable Calculus
    • Music Theory
    • Physics 1
    • Physics 2
    • Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism
    • Physics C: Mechanics
    • Psychology
    • Spanish Language & Culture
    • Statistics
    • Studio Art: 3D Design
    • Studio Art: Drawing
    • U.S. History

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