Graduating class of 2016

The graduating class of 30 Seniors earned over $ 2 million in merit and need based scholarships for college with acceptances at over 74 colleges and universities


  • Pre-K — 37 Students
  • K-5 — 126 Students
  • 6-8 — 116 Students
  • 9-12 — 137 Students

Class size comparison

Grade Level HAIS Average Class Size 2014-2015* IS Average Class Size 2016-2017
PK 23 19
K-5 23 21
6-8 19 17.9
9-12 21 13.2

*Most recent year that data is available


AP Results from 2015-2016

  • AP Calculus BC – 4.3 average score
  • AP English Literature and Composition – 4.0 average score
  • AP English Language and Composition – 4.0 average score

2016 SAT Graduating Class Average Scores

  • Reading – 593
  • Math – 569
  • Writing – 579

College Placement

Individual College Planning that highlights the strengths and interests of each student through extensive one on one personal and family conferences throughout high school. IS 2016 Students were accepted to Stanford University, University of Pennsylvania, Haverford College, Lehigh University, Wake Forest University, University of Washington, University of California – Berkeley, University of Portland, Lewis and Clark College, USC, Duke University

What’s New

  • Chromebook provided to each student in grades 6-8
  • Rotating schedule implemented to address peak learning times
  • Advanced Placement courses
  • Busses WiFi connected and provide round trip to the South and North Shore
  • 6-12 summer reading program
  • Chinese Language classes offered in the Elementary and Middle Schools
  • Partnership between Island School and Kaua’i Community College Pre K program. The program is located across the street from Island School on KCC campus. It serves as a lab site for KCC’s Early Childhood Education program, while under the management of Island School.


May Day, Art Day, Class Retreats, Senior Projects Theater, Chorus, Art, Chinese, Technology, Ukulele, Robotics, Hawaiian Studies Riflery, Volleyball, Cross Country, Swimming, Wrestling, Soccer, Basketball, Track, Tennis, Golf


  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Hawaii Association of Independent Schools
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children

2015-2016 Awards

  • Gold Medal winners at the Global Natural History Day in Shanghai, China
  • Hiki No Awards for Video Production
  • Middle School Robotics Kauai Champions
  • Award Winning All State Chorus
  • Hawaii Regional Scholastic Art Awards
  • Science Olympiad Kauai Champions
  • Mock Trial Kauai Champions
  • Poetry Out Loud Winner
  • Model UN honors
  • First Lego Champions

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