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


School Meal Price Increase

On April 7, 2015 the Board of Education approved a change in school meal prices in accordance with a 2009 state law requiring the Hawaii State Department of Education to charge at least half the cost of preparing the meals. The new prices are shown below.


  • Secondary Student $1.20
  • Reduced-price student $0.30
  • Second and subsequent student $2.40


  • Secondary Student $2.50
  • Reduced-price student $0.40
  • Second student entree $2.00
  • Second and subsequent student $5.50

Free or Reduced Lunch Meal Applications

Free or Reduced Lunch meal applications are available online at Thank you!

Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act

Upcoming Events

Make Up picture taking is Friday, August 7.

Highlands Intermediate Open House, Thursday, August 20.

7th Grade Team Bonding, Friday, August 28.

8th Grade Team Bonding, Friday, September 4.