McKinley High

​​​​About this school

McKinley High has smaller learning communities to support students' transition to high school, strengthen teaching and learning practices and ensure students graduate ready for college and careers.

The school has established Freshman Houses where a team of teachers for different subjects share the same students. This places teachers in a stronger position to support their students' progress in all classes. In addition, all freshman have an upperclass mentor. Students also have a designated time to receive additional instruction and guided support to master key skills and concepts for their classes.

Work with teaching and learning strategies will continues with increased emphasis on the Common Core State Standards. Underlying all of the work at McKinley High has been an increased reliance on data.

Learning Centers

  • Business
  • Graphic Arts

McKinley Foundation

​​The mission of the McKinley Foundation​ is to promote and foster the development of McKinley High School; to grant scholarships, loans, and other assistance to students and faculty; to provide funds for school equipment and activities which contribute to improving the learning experience; and to encourage scholarship and good citizenship in the McKinley High School community.

Academic Plan & Financial Plan

Every school develops an Academic Plan as part of collaborative process with its School Community Council, staff and Complex Area. ​The three-year plan provides structure for a school's plans for improvement, achievement and innovation. The companion one-year financial plan outlines anticipated expenditures to realize the vision of the Academic Plan. Both are aligned to the state's 2017-2020 Strategic Plan.

Strive HI report

An annual snapshot of key school progress indicators such as reading, math and science scores, achievement growth, student readiness, and more. Learn more about the Strive HI Performance System here.

PRIOR REPORTS:  2015-16 Report​  |  2014-15 Report  |  2013-14 Report  |  2012-13 Report

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School Info

Official School Name:
President William McKinley High

Principal:
Ron Okamura
Ron_Okamura@hawaiidoe.org

Address:
1039 S. King Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814  

Phone:
808-594-0400

Fax:
808-594-0407

Website:
McKinley High

School Type:
High School

Grade Levels:
9th grade; 10th grade; 11th grade; 12th grade