About this school
Wai'anae High's mission is to build a collaborative learning environment and culture that emphasizes responsibility, innovation, complex thinking, effective communication and excellence. Increasing and strengthening relationships, communication and accountability are areas of emphasis for all teachers and staff.
The school has an academy structure to focus on student interests and needs, personalizing education and increasing rigor and relevance. Academies are also focused on building parent communication and involvement, and the systemic use of data to drive and monitor improvement efforts.
All Wai'anae High students enter the campus as a member of the Ninth Grade Success Academy. The academy structure continues into grade 10 as students move into either the Sophomore Academy or the Searider Productions Academy – a New Tech Network School. Students may opt from numerous interest areas, including natural resources, business, industrial, engineering and technology and health and human services.
Wai'anae High's schedule is designed to provide students opportunities to participate in early admission courses for college credit and internships.
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 | 2014-15 Report | 2013-14 Report | 2012-13 Report
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