All Pearl City graduates will be responsible citizens in the 21st century world of globalization, rapidly expanding technology and increasing cultural diversity.


The Highlands Intermediate faculty and staff will ensure that all Highlands learners will:

  1. Read and write at or above grade level
  2. Be prepared for 9th grade algebra
  3. Use technology to extend learning in all content areas
  4. Demonstrate responsible citizenship through service learning


  1. The Family Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  2. Hawaii Department of Education
  3. Smarter Balanced Assessment Information
  4. PTSA Parent's Guide to Student Success
  5. Water Pollution Prevention

Welcome To Highlands Intermediate School


Second Quarter Report Cards

Second Quarter Report Cards will be sent home with students on Friday, January 23, 2015.

PCHS AVID Interviews

Pearl City High School AVID interviews will take place on Wednesday, January 28. Make sure you get your passes in your Guidance class on Tuesday, January 27.

Basketball Practice

King Intermediate Basketball Tourney members, this is a reminder that there will be practice every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 3 to 4:00 p.m.

La Pietra Open House

The La Pietra, Hawaii School for Girls admissions open house will be held on February 7, 2015. Please call their Admissions Office at 922-2744 or visit for more information.

Pearl City High School 9th Grade Honors Program

Pearl City High School is offering all incoming freshmen an opportunity to apply for their 9th Grade Honors program. If you are interested, please pick-up an information packet and a Parent/Guardian Permission Form in the HIS front office. You will be required to attend the PCHS Honors Testing Session on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 from 1:50 - 4:00 in the HIS Cafeteria. Deadline to submit the permission form is Friday, January 16, 2015. to the HIS front office.

Highlands Hunger Games 2

Highlands Students Banned From McDonalds

Upcoming Events

Pearl City Complex Waiver Day, Friday, February 13, 2015. No School for Students.

Presidents Day, Monday, February 16, 2015. No School.