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Health Requirements

Form 14 (physical) obtained from your child’s Pediatrician. A current physical must be completed within the year of enrollment.  Your child must complete the following immunizations: HEP B, DTP, IPV, Hib, MMR, Varicella. DHS 908 Early Childhood Pre-K Health Record Supplement form, completed by your child’s physician. A current TB clearance taken within the year of enrollment.

Enrollment Process

Children are accepted by application at the selected site. If no openings are available, the child’s name will be placed on a waiting list.

Tuition Assistance Program

Rainbow Schools accepts the following tuition assistance programs:

  • DHS Childcare Connection – Arbor
  • Preschool Open Doors
  • Kamehameha Schools Pauahi Keiki Scholars
  • Federal Subsidies
  • Keiki O Ka Aina
  • Other preschool subsidies

Food Services Program

Rainbow Schools serves a USDA approved breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack each day for children beginning at age 12 months. Menus feature child-friendly foods, emphasizing healthy eating choices and plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables.

Infant Food Program

Rainbow School provides Similac and cereal for infants (3-12 months). Baby food will be provided for infants. Parents may provide their own age appropriate fruits, vegetables and meats as suggested by their pediatrician. No food will be served that hasn’t already been tried at home.

Breast milk will be accepted in ready-to-feed or other sealed sanitary containers labeled with both the infant’s name and the date. Frozen breast milk can be kept at school for up to three months. Refrigerated milk must be used within 24 hours.

Parents of infants will provide teachers with a feeding schedule which will be followed.

Our open door policy is extended to parents who wish to come throughout the day for their child’s feedings.

Rainbow Schools

Rainbow Schools is a non-profit group of early education centers which has been serving the families of Oahu with excellent programs for over 40 years.

All of our sites are licensed by the State of Hawaii . In addition, our organization seeks national accreditation for all of its centers through the National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) or the National Early Childhood Program Accreditation (NECPA).

For specific information on operating hours, tuition, and site visits, please see the link for each location.

Children are accepted by application at the selected site. If no openings are available, the child’s name will be placed on a waiting list.

All Rainbow School tuition fees include meals and snacks. Transportation to and from school is not provided. Upon enrollment, each family is given a handbook with detailed information regarding all school policies.

Upon enrolling, a Form 14 (health record) is required for every child. This card must show that a physical exam and tuberculin test have been completed within the past year, and that all required immunizations are current. In addition, the DHS 908 Supplemental Health Form will need to be completed by the child’s physician.

Rainbow Schools accept children of any race, religion, national or ethnic origin. Children with special needs are accepted whenever they can be appropriately accommodated by our program.

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