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The Cole Academy

Locations throughout Oahu
Honolulu, HI 96813

(808) 531-4500


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

From the Director:

Academic-based, structured curriculum

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Academic and social preparation for kindergarten and beyond, in a secure setting with the top trained and most nurturing professionals in the field.

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

Parent participation sincerely invited, daily communications, regular conferences and report cards.

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Small group sessions
  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation
  • Parents in classroom early on