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Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Sports
    grade A+

About

Applying

Application Deadline
February 9
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, SSAT, TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$28,600
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$57,200
Received Financial Aid
45%
Average Financial Aid
$17,000
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Aloha from Hawai‘i Preparatory Academy

On Hawai‘i Island, you will live and learn within spectacular landscapes, vital ecosystems, and a mix of world cultures. Hawaiian traditions reach back thousands of years, while today’s community leaders, scientists, artists, and entrepreneurs of the region are propelling us forward on issues such as sustainability, space exploration, human creativity, spirituality, and cultural cooperation.

At HPA, we embrace these unique resources to create signature programs and exceptional learning opportunities you won't find anywhere else.

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Hawai'i Preparatory Academy Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1230
150 responses
Average ACT
29
99 responses

A place to learn like nowhere else!

Our island will inspire you on a daily basis to explore, create, and challenge yourself. Learn leadership skills while hiking Waipio Valley. Master the art of essay writing while researching Hawaiian myth. The opportunities will prepare you for college and beyond.

Culture & Safety

Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 26 responses
Poll
96%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 26 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 93 responses
  • Olympics!
    27%
  • Lava Lounge
    15%
  • Summer breaks
    12%
  • Spirit week
    11%
  • Class Retreats
    9%
  • Lipsync
    9%
  • Cleansing
    6%

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Boarding

Students Boarding
50%
Boarding Days Per Week
7-day
Top Countries
China, Germany, Japan, Spain, Taiwan, Province of China
International Boarding Students
20%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
572
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 26 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 26 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 26 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Poll
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 34 responses
Poll
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 34 responses
Poll
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 34 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 21 responses
48%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 21 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 21 responses

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