Use the National Center for Education Statistics website to search for your school. In the "School Details" section, check the designation for "Locale."
Public school search: https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/
Private school search: https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/pss/privateschoolsearch/
If the NCES does not have your school’s information, we suggest reaching out to your principal or school administration to find the most accurate information to report on your application.
NOTE: All islands of Hawaii, except Oahu, will be considered “rural” regardless of the NCES data.