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Spring 2018

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Class of 2017 Academic and College Choice Profile

Each winter, we publish the college choices of our last graduating class in the printed Bulletin.

Each winter, we publish the college choices of our last graduating class in the printed Bulletin. In addition, we also share some data on the exemplary scholarship of our students, whose diversity of interests and talents at Punahou are always supported by a foundation of solid academic performance when measured by national standards.

National Merit Scholarship Program
Percentage of statewide National Merit Semifinalists
41%
Percentage of graduating class: 6.3%
SAT Scores
(Range of mid-50%)
610 – 690
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
620 – 720
Math
Financial Aid
48%*
currently attend college with the support of need-based financial aid.

*Based on survey responses from 408 students.
Class size: 424
Number applied to colleges: 423
Number of colleges receiving applications: 403
Number of college applications filed: 4,094
Average number of applications per student: 9.68
Number of students who
Will attend college: 419
Four-year college: 414
Two-year college: 5
Undecided/working/other: 5
The Class of 2017 planned to attend 167 different colleges and universities
Public institutions: 32%
Independent institutions: 68%
Geographic distribution of final college choices
California 30%
East Coast 26%
Other U.S. regions 18%
Pacific Northwest 16%
Hawai‘i 7%
Foreign 3%