A Pre-K through Grade 12 Coordinate School Located in Honolulu

 

Downtown Honolulu is the New Classroom

Priory in the City leverages St. Andrew's School's downtown location with personalized college and career coaching to align students' strengths and interests with the market landscape. The Priory is footsteps from the seat of government, businesses, nonprofit organizations, arts and cultural centers and healthcare systems. This signature program nurtures the next generation of women leaders through networking, mentoring and internships in the heart of the city.

Priory in the City follows students throughout their high school career beginning in sophomore year. It's designed to help them explore their interests and gain valuable experience before entering college. Through this program, students are given the time and guidance to develop their future goals with the help of a mentor and career coach in a safe, engaging environment. Priory in the City gives St. Andrew's students a head start in life, creating an opportunity for exposure to real work environments. A one-of-a-kind program, Priory in the City gives students a chance to discover what potential fields and majors they are interested in, and what they truly want out of a career through projects, field trips, and an internship in their senior year.


“Priory in the City is personalized learning in the heart of downtown Honolulu. This program helps students connect their college, career and life goals. We live in a rapidly changing world and encourage students to see opportunities and design solutions. We envision students using their gifts and talents to make the world a better place.” - Marcie Uehara Herring 


 

Develop Your Passion, Design Your Career Path, Deliver Your Brand

Priory in the City Sophomores: Develop Your Passion

1. Students identify their top five strengths.
2. Students pitch a passion project that utilizes their interests and skills to contribute to the community.
3. Students plan career trips that align with their passions and interests.

Priory in the City Juniors: Design Your Career Path

1. Students identify their interests, work values, abilities and future plans using a career decision-making system.
2. Students identify future careers to explore.
3. Students plan career trips to network with industry professionals.

Priory in the City Seniors: Deliver Your Brand

1. Students secure an internship related to their career interest.
2. Students experience a workplace environment and create a meaningful project.
3. Students present their internship experience to parents, mentors, the leadership team and trustees.

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