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Vision, Mission, and School Beliefs


To develop and nurture lifelong learners to be caring, respectful and responsible citizens who collaborate and think critically in a culturally diverse society.



The Waimanalo Elementary and Intermediate School community is united in providing students with opportunities to build strong relationships and develop career readiness skills in a safe learning environment, through effective instruction, rigorous curriculum, and the integration of technology.

School Beliefs:
  1. School staff, parents, students and the community share the responsibility for advancing the school's mission.
  2. Students will learn in different ways and should be provided with a variety of instructional approaches to support their learning.
  3. A safe and physically comfortable learning environment promotes student learning.
  4. Students learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process.
  5. Curriculum and instructional practices should incorporate a variety of learning activities to accommodate differences in learning styles.