Best High Schools
in Hawaii

We reviewed 31,242 U.S. public high schools; 12 Hawaii schools made our rankings.View Rankings

High school graduation requirements in Hawaii call for a minimum of 24 credit hours, including a half credit in modern Hawaii history, and two credits in a world language, fine arts or career and technical education. All Hawaiian students are assessed via the Hawaii State Assessments, according to the Hawaii State Department of Education.

There are four silver medal schools and eight bronze medal schools from Hawaii included in the 2014 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 Public Schools.

Top Ranked HI Schools

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

#1

Kalani High School

4680 KALANIANAOLE HWY, HONOLULU, HI 96821

#2

President William McKinley High School

1039 SOUTH KING ST, HONOLULU, HI 96814

#3

King Kekaulike High School

121 KULA HWY, PUKALANI, HI 96768

#4

Waialua High & Intermediate School

67160 FARRINGTON HWY, WAIALUA, HI 96791

Other Notable HI Schools

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

Education Laboratory Public Charter School

1776 UNIVERSITY AVE, HONOLULU, HI 96822

James Campbell High School

91980 NORTH RD, EWA BEACH, HI 96706

Keaau High School

16725 KEAAUPAHOA RD, KEAAU, HI 96749

Kealakehe High School

745000 PUOHULIHULI ST, KAILUA-KONA, HI 96740

Kihei Public Charter School

300 OHUKAI RD, KIHEI, HI 96753

Kohala High School

543611 AKONI PULE HWY, KAPAAU, HI 96755

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