Palisades Elementary School

At Palisades Elementary School, we are a community of lifelong learners, empowered to achieve our fullest potential to become contributing members of an ever-changing global society. 

 The mission of Palisades Elementary School is to prepare students for the 21st century, to meet the diverse needs of our students, and to empower our school community to be effective educators and leaders. We believe that every person has inherent worth and is a lifelong learner.

Quick Links

i-Ready iPad Help
Hawaii Public Schools Website
Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment
Translations of Notice of Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Hawaii Public Schools Website
Student Privacy (FERPA) Hawaii Public Schools Website


Ohana Help Desk: self-service and chat support for families experiencing issues connecting to HIDOE systems remotely from home. 

  • By phone at (808) 643-DESK (3375) Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Sundays from 4 to 8 p.m. The help desk will be closed on state holidays.
  • Online 24/7 at for self-service support and information.

Distance Learning Option Letter; Distance Learning Option Opt-In Form  Please mail or drop off completed form at Palisades office. You will be contacted.

Palisades Elementary School Parent Guide School Year 2020-2021 (COVID-19)

Principal's Message: Updates on School Reopening (dated July 12, 2020)

2020-2021 School Uniform Sale Information Uniforms to be worn on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Wednesday is college shirt day.

Cash Assistance for Students Who Receive Free or Reduced Cost Meals

Superintendent's Message (dated June 8, 2020)

Superintendent's Message (Letter dated June 5, 2020)

May 2020 Special Newsletter

A+ registration information .

If you're new to Palisades or if you need to register a kindergarten student, please see How to Enroll on HIDOE website.  Online registration information and registration instructions . You may also visit the office to register. Our summer office hours are 8:00-4:00. 

If you need to get in touch with the school, please email:

DOE and Palisades use School Messenger to communicate with parents. Set your preferences for text and email. Send text to 67587 and type "subscribe".

COVID-19 Resources and Information

Superintendent's Message: Schools closed through May 28

Flyer to Parents of Children with Disabilities

English Language Families Resources: 

Dates to Remember

School Closed until further notice.

About Us

Read our beliefs and values, and find out about our WASC accreditation term. Meet our teachers and staff. 

General Information

What's for lunch? When are the holidays? Rules? (We have rules?) See our Parent/Student Handbook and learn about SchoolMessenger, our school to home communication system.

School Community Engagement

Get involved with the Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) and the School Community Council. Learn about public school safety through Department of Education notices.


In addition to the core curriculum, Palisades has a wealth of learning opportunities through programs and activities.


What school supplies do you need? What are some school resources you can use? Find out here.


Palisades in pictures.