Annual Notification of Privacy Rights
Know your privacy rights as they apply to 1) student record information; 2) directory information; 3) surveys and other information collection; and 4) military recruitment information. For more information on your privacy rights, the laws that protect them, and how to exercise your rights, contact your school administrator or visit http://ferpa.k12.hi.us.
KIS continues to be in compliance with the Asbestons Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA). Read our informational letter to all stakeholders.
Flu Immunizations will be given this fall. Stay tuned for specific dates.
KIND (Kids Insisting on No Disrespect) continue their efforts to increase awareness of bullying on campus and lend support to victims of bullying. The new KIND membership card is now in circulation and is valid until July 31, 2011. Our KIND card has some pretty nice perks! See more about the KIND Organization, and learn about the benefits of being a card-carrying member of KIND.
Shigellosis is a disease that can easily be prevented by hand-washing and taking care with food. Right now, there is an increase in Shigellosis cases in the Kailua-Kona area.
Is your child immunized against Pertussis (Whooping Cough)? View a Health Department flyer, and if you have further questions, call 322-4877.
We have a very firm policy about bullying, harassment and discrimination. See more here.
All students are issued a Photo Identification card upon entering our school.
IDs are (4 in 1 card) for student identification, meal purchase card, bus pass and library card.
Please take note of the procedures in place for these ID cards.
HSA testing is online this year. Do
you have questions? You can visit
the DOE website and get more information.
Interested in volunteering at Kealakehe Intermediate School or another public school in the area? Get some assistance and more information here.
Chapter 19 contains the rules which the school follows. You can access a quick-reference chart, or see all of Chapter 19.
Important bus information:
To ride the bus you must have a bus pass.
You may only ride the bus you signed up to
ride (apply 2 days in advance for an exception from the bus
company if you need one).
You must get off at your assigned bus stop
We welcome our new 6th graders and welcome back our
returning 7th and 8th graders. Our faculty and staff
are looking forward to a fabulous year with our students!
We have been working hard to create an exciting educational
program for the 2013-2014 school year. In addition to
our classroom programs we invite you to take advantage of
our other educational programs such as before and after school
activities and our schools revolutionary "Mentor Center".
Our school is dedicated to providing educational opportunities
and life skills for all students. Have a great year!
Our Mission and Vision
You can view our mission and vision on our website. Share your ideas with us!
Little About Our School
on the western slope of volcano
Hualalai in tropical
Kona, Kealakehe Intermediate School serves the greater Kailua-Kona
area. We have a student population of about 720, in grades
six through eight. Although one of the largest intermediate
schools in the State of Hawaii, Kealakehe's student population
is divided into learning communities of between eighty and
ninety students, led by four-teacher teams. This approach
to learning has rewarded all our partners in education with
higher scores on the Hawaii Standards Assessment test.
from our mountainside campus take in
Keahole Airport, innovative new deep-ocean aquaculture
enterprises along the coast, the historic town of
Kailua with its
old stone church,
royal palace and bustling tourist industry, hotels,
Kailua Bay and anchored cruise
of our unique location, Kealakehe Intermediate School has
a very diverse population. Ethnically and socio-economically,
our children represent a wide cross-section of daily life
in Hawaii, and this makes us an exciting school in which to
teach and learn.