First in Hawai’i

Kūlia is the first school to implement the Saturated Counseling Model in Hawaii.

1:100 Student/Counselor Ratio

National average is 1:415

Culturally Responsive

Students will be assigned to the best matched counselor to ensure culturally responsive practices to the extent possible (for example, a student whose parents speak Chuukese will be assigned to a counselor who speaks Chuukese if available).

Starts in 6th Grade

Research shows that college awareness and readiness start in middle school. We will start our program in 6th grade.

Covers grades 6-13

The counselor will follow the assigned student until their second year of college.

Help with College and Financial Aid Applications

Students will be supported through middle and high school.