Ni'ihau High & Elementary

​​​​​​​About this school

Ni'ihau High and Elementary primary focus is on improving reading and math skills of students.

Elective classes include chorus, drawing and painting, Hawaiian arts and crafts, Hawaiian dance, keyboarding, music appreciation, Polynesian music, ukulele, and a writing workshop. Students at Ni'ihau School excel in the area of fine arts, particularly chorus and ukulele. The expression of the arts is evident in community celebrations such as Family Literacy Day and graduation.

​Enrollment at the school fluctuates as children travel to and from Kaua'i for several weeks at a time. ​​

Annual Notice of Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Statement

Equity Specialist

You may also contact this person for questions or concerns relating to non-discrimination and anti-harassment at your school:

David Dooley, Civil Rights Compliance Branch, Kapaa-Kauai-Waimea Complex Area Specialist

  • Phone Number: 808-586-3322
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Academic plan & financial plan

Prior financial plans: 2022-23 | 2021-22 | 2020-21 | 2019-20

Strive HI report

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

Prior reports: 2020-21 | 2019-20 | 2018-19 | 2017-18 | 2016-17 | 2015-16: No data | 2014-15: 202 points, Continuous Improvement | 2013-14: 212 points, Continuous Improvement | 2012-13: 222 points, Continuous Improvement

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School Info

Official School Name:
Niihau High and Elementary

Daniel Hamada

c/0 Department of Education, Kauai Complex Area Office 3060 Eiwa Street, Suite 305
Lihue, Hawaii 96766




School Type:
K-12 School

Grade Levels:
kindergarten; 1st grade; 2nd grade; 3rd grade; 4th grade; 5th grade; 6th grade; 7th grade; 8th grade; 9th grade; 10th grade; 11th grade; 12th grade