We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 11 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. Honors graduates must take specific courses, including Algebra II, and complete a senior project. All Hawaiian students are assessed via the Hawaii Content and Performance Standards III, according to the Hawaii State Department of Education.
There are 11 bronze medal schools from Hawaii included in the 2013 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.