Top 10 Best Honolulu County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 185 public schools serving 115,004 students in Honolulu County, HI (there are 85 private schools, serving 30,565 private students). 79% of all K-12 students in Honolulu County, HI are educated in public schools (compared to the HI state average of 81%).
The top ranked public schools in Honolulu County, HI are Momilani Elementary School, Hokulani Elementary School and Nuuanu Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Honolulu County, HI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Hawaii public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in Honolulu County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Hawaii public schools.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the Hawaii public school average of 89% (majority Asian).

Best Honolulu County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Momilani Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2130 Hookiekie St
Pearl City, HI 96782
(808) 453-6444
Grades: PK-6
| 407 students
Rank: #22.
Hokulani Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2940 Kamakini St
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 733-4789
Grades: PK-5
| 271 students
Rank: #33.
Nuuanu Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3055 Puiwa Ln
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 595-5422
Grades: PK-5
| 338 students
Rank: #44.
Mililani Ike Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
95-1330 Lehiwa Dr
Mililani, HI 96789
(808) 626-2980
Grades: PK-5
| 513 students
Rank: #55.
Noelani Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2655 Woodlawn Dr
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 988-1858
Grades: PK-5
| 418 students
Rank: #66.
Lt Col Horrace Meek Hickam Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Manzelman Cir
Honolulu, HI 96818
(808) 421-4148
Grades: PK-6
| 463 students
Rank: #77.
Manoa Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3155 Manoa Rd
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 988-1868
Grades: PK-5
| 502 students
Rank: #88.
Waikiki Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3710 Leahi Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815
(808) 971-6900
Grades: PK-5
| 544 students
Rank: #99.
Myron B. Thompson - New Century Pcs
Charter School
Math: 65% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1040 Richards St, Suite 220
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 441-8000
Grades: K-12
| 542 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Aikahi Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
281 Ilihau St
Kailua, HI 96734
(808) 254-7944
Grades: PK-6
| 484 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Mayor John H Wilson Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4945 Kilauea Ave
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 733-4740
Grades: PK-5
| 540 students
Rank: #1212.
Ka'ohao Public Charter School
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
140 Alala Rd
Kailua, HI 96734
(808) 266-7844
Grades: PK-6
| 323 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Kaimuki Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
631 18th Ave
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 733-4800
Grades: 6-8
| 960 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Maemae Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
319 Wyllie St
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 595-5400
Grades: PK-5
| 659 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Kaelepulu Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
530 Keolu Dr
Kailua, HI 96734
(808) 266-7811
Grades: PK-6
| 188 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Maunawili Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1465 Ulupii St
Kailua, HI 96734
(808) 266-7822
Grades: PK-6
| 338 students
Rank: #1717.
Mililani Mauka Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
95-1111 Makaikai St
Mililani, HI 96789
(808) 626-3350
Grades: PK-5
| 698 students
Rank: #1818.
Pauoa Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2301 Pauoa Rd
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 587-4500
Grades: PK-5
| 356 students
Rank: #1919.
Koko Head Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
189 Lunalilo Home Rd
Honolulu, HI 96825
(808) 397-5811
Grades: PK-5
| 347 students
Rank: #2020.
University Laboratory School
Charter School
Math: 56% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1776 University Ave, Uhs Build
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 956-7833
Grades: K-12
| 449 students
Rank: #2121.
Pearl Ridge Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
98-940 Moanalua Rd
Aiea, HI 96701
(808) 483-7250
Grades: PK-6
| 441 students
Rank: #22 - 2422. - 24.
Aina Haina Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
801 W Hind Dr
Honolulu, HI 96821
(808) 377-2419
Grades: PK-5
| 413 students
Rank: #22 - 2422. - 24.
Kahala Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4559 Kilauea Ave
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 733-8455
Grades: PK-5
| 342 students
Rank: #22 - 2422. - 24.
Pearl City Highlands School
Math: 59% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1419 Waimanalo Home Rd
Pearl City, HI 96782
(808) 453-6470
Grades: PK-6
| 538 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Admiral Chester W Nimitz Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
520 Main St
Honolulu, HI 96818
(808) 421-4165
Grades: PK-6
| 554 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Henry J Kaiser High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
511 Lunalilo Home Rd
Honolulu, HI 96825
(808) 394-1200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,185 students
Rank: #2727.
Moanalua Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1337 Mahiole St
Honolulu, HI 96819
(808) 831-7878
Grades: PK-6
| 644 students
Rank: #2828.
Moanalua Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1289 Mahiole St
Honolulu, HI 96819
(808) 831-7850
Grades: 7-8
| 674 students
Rank: #2929.
Laie Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
55-109 Kulanui St
Laie, HI 96762
(808) 293-8965
Grades: PK-6
| 638 students
Rank: #3030.
Manana Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1147 Kumano St
Pearl City, HI 96782
(808) 453-6430
Grades: PK-6
| 292 students
Rank: #3131.
Waialua Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
67-020 Waialua Beach Rd
Waialua, HI 96791
(808) 637-8228
Grades: PK-6
| 472 students
Rank: #3232.
Hahaione Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
595 Pepeekeo St
Honolulu, HI 96825
(808) 397-5822
Grades: PK-5
| 549 students
Rank: #3333.
Mililani High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
95-1200 Meheula Pkwy
Mililani, HI 96789
(808) 627-7747
Grades: 9-12
| 2,603 students
Rank: #3434.
Palisades Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2306 Auhuhu St
Pearl City, HI 96782
(808) 453-6550
Grades: PK-6
| 403 students
Rank: #3535.
Kainalu Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
165 Kaiholu St
Kailua, HI 96734
(808) 266-7835
Grades: PK-6
| 500 students
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Honolulu County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
401 Waiakamilo Rd, Unit 1a
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 832-3594
Grades: K-12
| 161 students
324 Kapahulu Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815
(808) 971-6931
Grades: PK-5
| 6 students
1040a Richards St.
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 441-8000
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Pohukaina School (Closed 2013)
Special Education School
637 18th Ave
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 733-4400
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3633 Waialae Ave
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 733-4680
Grades: PK-6
| 102 students
939 Hind Iuka Dr
Honolulu, HI 96821
(808) 377-2414
Grades: PK-5
| 90 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Honolulu County, HI?
The top ranked public schools in Honolulu County, HI include Momilani Elementary School, Hokulani Elementary School and Nuuanu Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Honolulu County, HI?
185 public schools are located in Honolulu County, HI.
What percentage of students in Honolulu County, HI go to public school?
79% of all K-12 students in Honolulu County, HI are educated in public schools (compared to the HI state average of 81%).
What is the racial composition of students in Honolulu County, HI?
Honolulu County, HI public schools minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the Hawaii public schools average of 89% (majority Asian).

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