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US News & World Report: Best High Schools in Hawaii
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Best High Schools in Hawaii

We reviewed 28,561 U.S. public high schools; 17 Hawaii schools made our rankings.

From USNWR, April, 2016

High school graduation requirements in Hawaii call for a minimum of 24 credits, including a half credit in modern Hawaii history and two credits in world language, fine arts, JROTC or career and technical education. High school students are tested via Smarter Balanced assessments in English language arts and math, according to theHawaii State Department of Education.

There are five silver medal schools and 12 bronze medal schools from Hawaii included in the 2016 rankings of U.S. News Best High Schools. A few of Hawaii's highly ranked schools are in the state capital of Honolulu, within the Hawaii Department of Education.

Top Ranked HI Schools

To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.

#1 Mililani High School 951200 Meheula Parkway, Mililani, HI 96789

#2 Kalani High School 4680 Kalanianaole Hwy, Honolulu, HI 96821

#3 Waialua High and Intermediate School 67160 Farrington Hwy, Waialua, HI 96791

#4 Leilehua High School 1515 California Ave, Wahiawa, HI 96786

#5 President Theodore Roosevelt High School 1120 Nehoa St, Honolulu, HI 96822

Other Notable HI Schools

These schools were awarded a national bronze medal. They are listed alphabetically.

Hawaii Academy of Arts and Science Public Charter School 151397 Homestead Rd, Pahoa, HI 96778

Henry J Kaiser High School 511 Lunalilo Home Rd, Honolulu, HI 96825

James Campbell High School 91980 North Rd, Ewa Beach, HI 96706

Kamaile Elementary School 85180 Ala Akau St, Waianae, HI 96792

Ke Kula O Ehunuikaimalino 811041 Konawaena School Rd, Kealakekua, HI 96750

See complete >>> Hawaii High School Rankings

Related: Why Schools Moved Up or Down in the Best High Schools Rankings


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