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

Welcome To Highlands Intermediate School


PTSA Cookie Pick-Up has been rescheduled from Saturday, October 18 to Saturday, November 1, 2014 due to preparation for the approaching storm. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Quarter 1 Report Card will be distributed to students in Study Skills class on Friday, October 24, 2014.

Highlands Voice, October 2014, Volume 3, Issue 2

Upcoming Events

Hawaii College and Career Fair, November 14, 2014. The annual Hawaii College and Career Fair has been an excellent resource for many students, parents, teachers and counselors for the past 40 years. Representatives from colleges, universities, professional schools, technical, industrial and trade schools, military services, and academies will be represented at this event. Admission to the fair is free. The event will be held at the Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall on Friday, November 14, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. For more information please visit

School Community Council Meeting, Highlands Intermediate Library, Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 5 p.m.