The Princess Victoria Ka'iulani School Heritage
Named after Hawaii’s beloved princess, Princess Victoria Ka’iulani School has more than a hundred years of tradition of providing quality education to children. Princess Victoria Ka’iulani is a public elementary school that offers Kindergarten to Grade 5 curriculum. The school caters mostly to low-income families in the island of Hawaii.
Princess Victoria Ka’iulani School passed the Annual Yearly Progress Report conducted by the federal government through the Department of Education. This means that the school is of good standing and can provide quality education to children from kindergarten to the fifth grade. There are 23 teachers at the school who are dedicated to give excellent education to students. The school’s administration personnel including the principal are there as well to assist the students and their parents for their needs at the school.
For the current school year (2008-2009), there are 406 students enrolled at Princess Victoria Ka’iulani School, in which about 82% belong to low-income families. Among student groupings, Filipino students were the highest number of enrollees comprising 35.47% of the school’s student population, followed by those with Hispanic descent who compose 12.32% of the enrollees.
The institution started providing education to children in 1899, the same year when Princess Victoria Ka’iulani died. It is located near downtown Honolulu. The school grounds are just across the Tamashiro Market.