About this school
Ho‘okele Elementary School opened in July of 2015. Ho‘okele means Navigator. The name of this “high tech” elementary school was selected for its meaning in relation to the 21st century; the students of Ho‘okele must learn to successfully navigate in an ever-changing world.
The 21st century skills our students will need to excel in are collaboration, communication, creativity and critical thinking/ problem solving. Through Project Based Learning (PBL) and our Science STEM Program, Project Lead the Way (PLTW), our students have opportunities to authentically work on these skills while focusing on real world challenging problems or questions.
In our first year of opening the school, Thinking Maps were implemented followed by the initial implementation of the Thinking Maps Writing Program, Write From the Beginning and Beyond. Ho‘okele students create visual maps to display their thought process when developing concepts across the content areas to support their writing.
To build a cohesive collaborative community and positive culture, the Tribes process was selected to assist the school in attaining this goal. The Tribes process will help our students flourish in a safe, caring environment to gain the knowledge, skills and resiliency to be successful in an ever-changing world.
Academic Plan & Financial Plan
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2017-2020 Strategic Plan.
Strive HI report
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PRIOR REPORTS: 2016-17 Report | 2015-16 Report
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