Asia Pacific International School Hawaii

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54-230 Kamehameha Hwy
Hauula, HI 96717
  • Asia Pacific International School (APIS) is a K-12, coed, college-preparatory school with a mission to nurture leaders of the New Pacific Century and bridge the gap between East and West.
  • To leverage the power of place-based education, APIS has established a global network of campuses under one school: an East Asia campus in Seoul, South Korea, and a West campus in Hau`ula, Hawai`i.
  • The 97-acre Hawai`i campus on the North Shore of O`ahu is a safe learning environment, where students from Hawai`i and around the world build relationships, explore passions, and become leaders.

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    APIS is a project-based school that is really focused on community. Teachers truly care about you and your learning, and the things you learn in class not only prepares you so well for college but. . .

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Definition of Terms
 | 2019 School Data
Asia PacificBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)5-12, PG9-12
Grades Offered (Day)K-12, PG9-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationChristianNon-denominational
Year Founded20071909
Campus Size97 acres120 acres

Student Body

Enrollment70 students320 students
% Students of Color
60%
24%
% International Students
30%
20%
% Students Boarding
30%
70%
Average SAT Score1350* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearYesNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesYesNo
Frequency of Saturday ClassesWeeklyWeekly
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniform)
Casual
Average Class Size5 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:51:7
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
60%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes
Summer Program Cost$3,500
(Full two-week boarding program)

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$45,700$57,898
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$19,100$30,150
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$43,300$43,000
% Students on Financial Aid
50%
38%
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
90%
57%
Director of AdmissionsTiaan van der Linde

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered2316
SportsBadminton, Basketball, Boxing, Climbing, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Dance, Equestrian, Golf, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Orienteering, Paddle Tennis, Polo, Riding, Sailing, Soccer, Surf Team, Swimming, Swimming and Diving, Volleyball, Water Polo

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations2924
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Agriculture, Book Club, Entrepreneurship Club, Investment Club, Japanese Club, Knitting, Korean Club, Math Club, Model United Nations, Student Council, Student-Led Clubs

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Studio, Band, Ceramics, Choir, Dance, Hula, Theater

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball, Camping Club, Horseback Riding, Outdoor Club, Polo, Sailing, Scuba, Snorkeling, Soccer, Surfing, Water Polo Club

College Matriculation

Year: 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • APIS was founded in 2007 on the belief that students should authentically engage in global learning experiences. Through project-based learning, frequent field trips, outdoor learning, internships, community service, and opportunities to study in their Seoul campus, APIS students learn from what is real and meaningful.
  • APIS is a caring, Christian community with less than ten students in each grade. Small class sizes and advisories create an environment where students are known, support is readily available, and instruction is individualized.
  • Extracurricular options include swimming in their 25-meter saltwater pool, golf, beach volleyball, canoe paddling, agriculture, computer science, robotics, art, band, piano, and many other activities, including student-run clubs.
  • All APIS graduates pursue higher education. Students from the Hawai`i campus have been admitted to top-tier universities, including Stanford, Yale, Brown, Columbia, Duke, Boston, and NYU.
  • Five-day and seven-day boarding options enable students from around the world to live on campus, enjoying meals cooked by a world-class chef, weekend activities, and evening tutoring sessions.
  • Asia Pacific International School Hawaii accreditations: Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS), and The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)

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