Asia Pacific International School Hawaii

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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 5-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 150 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $54,000
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $25,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Asia Pacific International School Hawaii ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 289 schools) for:

Category
Attribute
Offering Breadth
Student Test Scores

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2023 School Data
Asia Pacific International School Hawaii
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
5-12, PG
8-12
Grades Offered (Day)
K-12, PG
8-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
2007
1907
Campus Size
97 acres
130 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
150 students
310 students
% Students of Color
60%
25%
% International Students
30%
20%
% Students Boarding
30%
67%
Average SAT Score
1350
* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
Yes
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
School Uniform
Casual
Average Class Size
12 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
7:1
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
70%
71%
Summer Program Offered
Yes

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$54,000
$64,000
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$25,000
$35,000
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$44,000
$46,000
Summer Program Cost
$3,500
(Full two-week boarding program)
% Students on Financial Aid
50%
40%
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
90%
60%
Director of Admissions
Rebekah Kirby

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
29
23
Extracurriculars
Club 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)

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)
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Asia Pacific International School Hawaii cost?
Asia Pacific International School Hawaii's tuition is approximately $54,000 for boarding students and $25,000 for day students.
What is the acceptance rate of Asia Pacific International School Hawaii?
The acceptance rate of Asia Pacific International School Hawaii is 90%, which is higher than the boarding school average of 60%.
What sports does Asia Pacific International School Hawaii offer?
Asia Pacific International School Hawaii offers 27 interscholastic sports: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, Climbing, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Dance, Equestrian, Golf, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Orienteering, Paddle Tennis, Polo, Riding, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Surf Team, Swimming, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball and Water Polo. Asia Pacific International School Hawaii is ranked as one of the top boarding schools for most sports offered.
What is Asia Pacific International School Hawaii's ranking?
Asia Pacific International School Hawaii ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for Most sports offered and High average SAT scores.
When is the application deadline for Asia Pacific International School Hawaii?
The application deadline for Asia Pacific International School Hawaii is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Review
Description

Class of 2017
5.00
Stanford University
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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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 5-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 150 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $54,000
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $25,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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