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‘Iolani School Benefits

The human resource department assists employees with their benefit packages. The following are some of the benefits available to full-time faculty and staff. HEALTH CARE PLANS ‘Iolani School participates with various carriers that offer health insurance. The School pays 75% of the cost, and the eligible employee contributes up to 25% of the cost. DENTAL CARE PLAN ‘Iolani School participates with a carrier that offers dental insurance. The School pays 75% of the cost, and the eligible employee contributes 25%. OTHER INSURANCE Group term life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and long term disability insurance are employer-paid benefits. RETIREMENT PLAN ‘Iolani School participates in a 403(b) tax-deferred

annuity program through TIAA-CREF. After one year of service, participation in the retirement plan is mandatory for all eligible employees. Contribution is 5% of salary which is matched by the school with an additional 10%. ‘Iolani School also participates in the Supplemental Retirement Annuities program with TIAA CREF. FLEXIBLE BENEFITS PLAN (CAFETERIA PLAN) The Flexible Benefits Plan allows faculty and staff to deduct medical and dental insurance premiums (which are paid through payroll deduction), unreimbursed medical and dental expenses, and dependent care expenses all on a pre-tax basis. On campus housing for eligible faculty is offered on a space available basis. Additional employee benefits include tuition remission for one child, discounted summer school tuition, a mortgage loan assistance program, cable and Internet discounts, and a wellness program.

‘Iolani School

563 Kamoku Street Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96826 (808)943-5355

School and Community

Founded in 1863 during the reign of King Kamehameha IV as a small mission school for young men, ‘Iolani School has evolved into one of the largest and most highly and respected independent coeducational schools in the nation. Approximately 1,875 talented students of diverse racial and religious heritage now attend this K-12 day school (with 1,326 in grades 7 - 12), which is historically related to the Episcopal Church. ‘Iolani students pursue a rigorous program of academic studies that includes Advancement Placement courses in more than 20 subjects. Through its religious, athletic, and extracurricular programs, the school also strives to intensify and broaden the capacities of its students so that they enter the world not only with trained minds but also with a sense of personal worth and responsibility to mankind. ‘Iolani graduates are regularly welcomed at a broad range of the nation’s most selective colleges and universities, and the school’s alumni are an accomplished and loyal group who retain strong ties to their alma mater.

Timothy R. Cottrell, Ph.D Head of School

Carey S. Inouye, Ph.D Dean of Instruction, Registrar

Ann K. Yoneshige Interim Dean of Upper School

B. Tate Brown Dean of Students, Upper School

Todd R. Fleming Director of College Counseling

Glenn Ching Director of Finance

Gerald M. Teramae Dean of Lower School

Tracy K.H. Kimura Director of Counseling

Lucy Frost Lewis Director of Advancement

Kelly M.F. Monaco Director of Admission

Stephanie Ching Human Resources Manager

‘Iolani also welcomed Head of School Timothy R. Cottrell, Ph.D. on July 1, 2012. With years of proven leadership experience and the vision to move ‘Iolani forward, Dr. Cottrell has already made a positive impact on the school and the community-at-large. In 2013, ‘Iolani will open the $23 million Sullivan Center for Innovation and Leadership which will be dedicated to the development of 21st century learning skills. The school will also implement a One-toOne Education Initiative in the 2013-14 school year which will put an iPad in the hands of each student in grades K-12.

Cathy Lee Chong Director of Communication

Located on a modern 25-acre urban campus in the cosmopolitan city of Honolulu, ‘Iolani is blessed with magnificent human, physical, and financial resources, including a superb faculty and an endowment of more than $145 million. In 2009, ‘Iolani School purchased 5.5 acres of land adjacent to the campus for possible campus expansion in the future. Head of School Dr. Timothy R. Cottrell is well-respected by faculty and students.

‘Iolani School Course Offerings 2006-2013 English

Mission and Philosophy Statement

Grade 9

Grade 10

Grade 11

English 9

English 10 English 10 Honors

AP English Literature 11th Grade Year Elective: American Literary Experience

(4 years required)

Grade 12

Semester Electives open to all in Grades 11 and 12: Advanced Creative Writing, Advanced Speech, American Literature, Asian American Literature, British Literature, Classical Literature, Creative Non-Fiction Writing, Creative Writing, Finding Poetry, Literature of Sport, Philosophical Literature, Shakespeare, War in the 20th Century, Women in Literature, Writing for Media, Literature of the Ocean, Narrative Visions


(3 years required)

History of the Modern World


Algebra 1A, 1B, 1C (3 years required, Geometry through Algebra 2) Algebra 2A Geometry Honors

Semester Electives: African American Studies Asian American Experience Contemporary Issues Economics and Entrepeneurship History of Hawaii History of the 60’s Hawaiian Studies Micro/Macro Economics Modern East Asian Studies War in the 20th Century Year Elective: Asian Studies

United States History AP United States History

AP European History AP Economics AP Gov’t & Politics: US (Semester Electives) AP MacroEconomics AP MicroEconomics

Geometry, Algebra 2A Algebra 2B, Trigonometry Algebra 2 Honors

Algebra 2B, Trigonometry Precalculus Precalculus AP Calculus AB Precalculus Honors AP Calculus BC Other math electives, Algebra 2 as pre-requisite: Statistics, Design Science, Economics of Personal Finance, AP Statistics, Calculus 3 & 4

Any electives also listed under grade 10

Laboratory Science


Foreign Language

Students may begin language study in grade 7, 8, 9, or 10. The following courses are offered to those in grades 9-12. Honors courses designated by “H.” Chinese 1, Chinese 2, Chinese 2H, Chinese 3, Chinese 3H, Chinese 4, Chinese 4H, Chinese 5H, AP Chinese Lang. French 1, French 2, French 2H, French 3, French 3H, French 4, French 4H, French 5H, AP French Language Japanese 1, Japanese 2, Japanese 2H, Japanese 3, Japanese 3H, Japanese 4, Japanese 4H, Japanese 5H, AP Japanese Lang. Latin 1, Latin 2, Latin 2H, Latin 3, Latin 3H, AP Latin Literature (through 2010), AP Latin Vergil Spanish 1, Spanish 2, Spanish 2H, Spanish 3, Spanish 3H, Spanish 4, Spanish 4H, AP Spanish Lang., AP Spanish Lit.

(2 years required)

(3 years required)

Visual Arts

Biology Chemistry Chemistry Honors

Chemistry in the Community Chemistry Chemistry Honors Physics AP Physics B

Students may begin art study in any grade. The following courses are offered to those in grades 9-12. Building Technologies, Ceramics 1-3, Design 3D 1-3, Drawing 1-3, Mixed Media 1-3, Painting 1-3, Photography 1-3

Conceptual Physics Physics, AP Physics B AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism AP Physics C: Mechanics AP Biology AP Chemistry

AP Studio Art: Drawing AP Studio Art: 3D Design

Performing Arts

Students may begin performing arts study in any grade. The following courses are offered to those in grades 9-12. Chorus 1-2, Concert Band 1-4, Stage Band 1-3, Orchestra 1-5, Dance 1-4, Dance K (Men’s) 1-3, Theater (Beginning, Int., Advanced)

Computer Science, Religion, PE, Extradepartmental Courses

Computer Science: Java 1, Web Design, Assembly Language, Developing Apps, AP Computer Science A Religion: One semester of Bible is required of all students at some point in grades 10-12 Physical Education: one quarter required in grade 9, two quarters each in grades 10 and 11 Extra-departmental: Graphics (yearbook) open to grades 9-12, Exploring Leadership (grade 10), Psychology and AP Psychology (grade 12 only)

‘Iolani School is a co-educational, college preparatory school for grades K - 12 founded upon Christian principles. Its mission is to develop liberally educated, well-rounded individuals who are well prepared for higher education and for responsible moral citizenship.

Faculty, Administration, and Board of Governors

At the heart of ‘Iolani’s success is its talented and dedicated faculty - a veteran group with an average of 18 years of service to the school. Seventy percent of the faculty hold advanced degrees, and continuing professional development is supported through a variety of study allowances, grants, and sabbaticals. The faculty culture is strongly participatory, with teacher expecting to be respected, consulted, and heard. Opportunities for faculty to also serve as part-time athletic coaches are available. Faculty salaries are competitive and include a provision to reward master teachers. One-quarter of this veteran faculty ranks at the top of the 30-step salary scale. Benefits include medical and dental coverage, a 10 percent TIAA-CREFF match (with a mandatory 5 percent employee contribution), and 100 percent tuition remission for one child at a time. A senior administration team, including a Dean of Upper School and Dean of Lower School, reports directly to the Head of School. Department Chairs oversee the curriculum in grades 7 - 12. The Head of School makes the final decisions regarding faculty hiring, with significant input from the Department Chairs and Division Deans. The Head reports to the 22-member Board of Governors, a dedicated and talented group that is well organized, efficient, and appropriately involved at strategic and fiduciary levels. Board members each possess valued skills and insights.

‘Iolani School Summary

185 administrators and teachers 13:1 student-teacher ratio 16 student average class size $43 million operating budget $145 million endowment $3.5 million of financial assistance for need-based scholarship programs awarded each year 25-acre campus 100 classrooms in Upper School 5 microcomputer labs 31,000 volumes in the library 500-seat Seto Hall used for meetings, performances, lectures, receptions 2 full gymnasiums 1 Olympic size swimming pool 5 tennis courts 1 baseball field 1 football field with excellent track 1 soccer field 1 One Team Field House

Accreditation and Membership

‘Iolani School is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The school is also a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, Hawaii Association of Independent schools (Charter Member), National Association for College Admission Counseling, Hawaii Association for College Admission Counseling (Founding Member), College Board, Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools, Educational Records Bureau, Cum Laude Society, Secondary School Admissions Test (SSAT) Board, National Association of Episcopal Schools, and Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education.

Class of 2013 Profile – 236 students Advanced Placement Enrollment for 2012-2013 With the exception of computer science, junior year is the first year in which students may take AP courses. The enrollment below includes seniors, juniors, and a limited number of sophomores, current as of the first day of school. In the Class of 2013, 218 (92%) seniors are taking one or more AP classes.

Standardized Testing During the Junior Year SAT Critical Reading Middle 50%: 540 - 660

Advanced Placement Performance In 2012, 855 AP Examinations were written, with 54% earning scores of 5, 81% earning scores of 4 or 5, and 95% receiving passing scores of 3,4, or 5.

ACT (Composite) Middle 50%: 25 - 31

SAT Math Middle 50%: 610 - 720 SAT Writing Middle 50%: 550 - 680

National Merit Scholarship Competition 30 seniors have been named National Merit Semifinalists out of 70 in the State of Hawaii.

Iolani School teacher recruitment  

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