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


Highlands Summer School News

Highlands Intermediate Summer School 2015

Reminder that all students enrolled in the Credit Recovery courses are allowed just one absence during the summer. Attendance for credit recovery is mandatory in order to receive course credit.

Teen Summer Reading Program

Summer is right around the corner. What are your plans for the long breaK? Keep your mind sharp and prepared for the next school year by getting involved with the Teen Summer Reading Program, sponsored by the Hawaii State Public Library System.

Upcoming Events

Fees Payment Day is Tuesday, July 14 from 8 to 11 a.m. at Highlands Intermediate.

First day of school for incoming 7th graders is Thursday, July 30, 2015. All students (7th and 8th graders) report to school on Friday, July 31, 2015.

Hit the Snooze, by Asia Guting

Fast and Furious 7, by Aifua Moe

Intramural Soccer, by Alisha Gleason