preparing for 'life after leilehua'
Our goal is to prepare our students for the day after graduation - Life after Leilehua. Our comprehensive program provides opportunities for students who are college bound, have an interest in serving in our armed forces or for the world of work.
College Prep Courses and Programs
Leilehua has a one-stop College Counseling Center to meet all your needs!
In addition, the school offers the following programs to prepare students for their college career! Click here to visit the College Webpage.
*Gifted and Talented/Honors Courses - offered in Math, Social Studies, Science and English.
*Advanced Placement Courses - English Literature & Composition, English Language & Composition, World History, Psychology, Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, Statistics. Test results may be accepted for college credit.
*Collegiate Athletic Prep Program (CAPPS) - assists our student athletics to prepare for post high school education and athletic eligibility at all collegiate levels. This year 22 seniors were awarded athletic scholarships over $950,000.00.
*Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) - prepares students for college by developing the study skills and disposition to succeed in college. Grades 9-12.
*Accelerated Reader program (English classes) - provides the opportunity to improve reading and comprehension skills. The AR program at Leilehua is the program used to encourage students to sample an array of reading genres.
*PLATO - Computer Assisted Instruction in multiple content areas. Modules can be accessed online from home and school. PLATO provides students the opportunity to target skill areas of improvement.
The iReady Program began two year ago. This year, 95 students have earned 3 or more from University of Hawaii - Leeward Campus college credits while still attending high school through our program. With a grant from P-20 initiative, the college credits were free to the students and families.
University of Hawaii - Kapiolani Community College partnership with Health Academy
*University of Hawaii - Honolulu Community College partnership with Construction Academy
*University of Hawaii - Leeward Community College
*University of Hawaii - Kapiolani Community College
Our 2016 Graduates have been accepted to many colleges and universities across our nation!
preparing for The world of work
We offer students the opportunity to prepare for and experience the world of work through our internship programs. Students and families are invited to visit our Career Connections website for updates on internship programs. Our students have participated in field experiences with such partners as:
*National Security Administration
*Zippy's Internship Program (food service)
*Iliahi Dragon Cafe
*Olelo - Public Television
*Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) Complex Initiative