Frequently Asked Questions:

  • What ages does Aloha School serve?
Aloha School is licensed by the department of human services to enroll 40 students between the ages of 2 years and 8 months through 5 years old. Your child must be at least 2 years & 8 months by his/her first day of school. 

  • Do you have space available for 
immediate enrollment?
Please call us at 808.826.6421 to check for availability, or to be put on the waiting list. *Please fill out an online application form so we can have your information on file. 

What are your hours of operation?
  • Our hours of operations are from 7:30am to 3:30pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. 7:30am-2:30pm Every Wednesday. Students are asked to be at school by 8:15am. It is essential for a positive school day for your child to have time to integrate before snack and Piko (circle) time. Please check out our calendar for school closure days.

  • How much is tuition and when is it due?
Tuition is due on the 1st of each month. If needed, you have the option to make weekly or bi-weekly payments. 
 Please call to inquire about Monthly tuition   + $100 yearly registration fee 

  • Can I get financial aid assistance?
We accept the following financial aid programs: Preschool Open Doors (POD), Pauahi Keiki Scholars (PKS), Arbor, Keiki o Ka'Aina, First to Work & Childcare Connections. Applications for Aloha School Scholarships are available after an application is submitted to atleast one of the previous programs, Scholarships are awarded based on financial need. Please see out "Tuition" tab for more information on how to obtain an application for financial assistance. 

  • Does my child need to be potty trained?
Yes. It is very important that your child be potty trained and independent in the bathroom before attending our preschool. We are licensed to accept only children that are independent in the bathroom. We know that the children have accidents and we are prepared for this to happen. We ask that parents always have extra clothes in their cubbies each day. 

  1. What clearance forms do I need?
Required forms include: Negative Tuberculosis (TB) clearance, Physical examination within the last 12 months, signed by a physician and required immunizations mandated by the State Department of Health. **See administrator or director for health forms.  

  1. Do we bring our own snack and food?
Yes.  We ask that you please bring in a labeled water bottle and lunch bag.  The children will need healthy snacks for both morning and afternoon.  Also, a nutritious lunch is to be provided by the parent.  We request that lunch items be sent in reusable containers in effort to care for our environment. 

  1. Do you have nap time?
Yes. All of our children participate in a rest time after lunch. We read stories to the children during this time and play relaxing music for them to listen to.  We ask that you bring in a small blanket and or pillow labeled with their names. These items must be taken home weekly to wash, or when soiled. 

  1. Do you take the kids on field trips or excursions?
Yes !  Field trips and excursions are a vital part of our curriculum and we will participate in many over the course of the school year.  Excursions will be within close walking distance to Aloha School, and field trips will be scheduled in advance.

  • Can parents/guardians of students volunteer at Aloha School?
Absolutely and we encourage it !  Aloha School parents are an integral part of our school community and are actively involved in many areas of campus life.  Our program benefits greatly from parents/guardians who volunteer their time and share their gifts and talents. *Please speak with the director or teachers about current Covid-19 Policies.