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9-12 & Ungraded
Public district
Hilo, HI
Students enrolled: 1,207

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556 Waianuenue Ave
Hilo, HI 96720

(808) 974-4021
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January 19, 2009
Hilo High is a diverse cultural education. The family of alumni and educators works very hard to give the students their best efforts. Hilo High is a school that teaches real life lessons. Not everything is perfect and some areas need work. But the students leave with a quality education.

- submitted by a parent

January 19, 2009
Great theater arts program, I hope PALC stays at Hilo High for a long time because its such an inspiration for students everywhere.

- submitted by a parent

October 26, 2004
In addition to a good selection of classes, there are numerous extra-curricular activities including: Mock Trial, Academic Decathlon, Junior Achievement,Model U.N., Performing Arts (Hilo High is a performing arts learning center), JROTC, athletics, numerous clubs (Key, Leo, Junior Greenpeace). The school has taken numerous state championships in Academic Decathlon, Mock Trial, Science Bowl, Japan Bowl, and Paradise Pursuits (environmental knowledge). Graduates are or have been attending, Harvard, Yale, Stanford, USC, West Point, and the Air Force Academy in addition to colleges located within Hawaii and west coast states. Overall test scores for school do not reflect education received by students who come from families with supportive parents.

- submitted by a parent

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Hilo High School
556 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, HI  96720
(808) 974-4021
Last modified Hilo High School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Hilo High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 5 reviews. Top