Hawaii Preparatory Academy
- Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
- Enrollment: 400 students
- Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $60,900
- Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $30,500
- Acceptance rate: 42%
- Average class size: 15 students
- Application Deadline: Feb. 10 / rolling
- Source: Verified school update
Academics and Faculty
AP / Advanced Courses
- Students pursue an ambitious, well-rounded course of studies in small classes taught by a dedicated, highly professional faculty using the latest in educational technology. The challenging academic curriculum takes advantage of Hawaii's geographic and social setting to give students a strong sense of Hawai`i and its culture. The marine science program, in collaboration with NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, offers unrivaled encounters with the island`s remarkable ocean environment. Partnerships with its high-tech neighbors such as the Mauna Loa Observatory enable participation in real-world, cutting edge research Offerings also include programs in the visual and performing arts as well as an Upper School interscholastic athletic program that stresses school-wide participation and teaches the values of sportsmanship and fair play. About 98 percent of graduates enter college in the fall following their high school graduation. Many choose colleges in the western United States, favoring such schools as Lewis & Clark College, Pomona College, Santa Clara University, Stanford University, University of Southern California, and the Universities of California, Colorado, Oregon, and Washington. Others seek experiences farther east at such institutions as Amherst College, Boston University, Bowdoin College, Brown University, Carnegie Mellon University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, George Washington University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Princeton, and Vanderbilt University. HPA is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of 12 educational organizations including the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, College Entrance Examination Board, Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education, Cum Laude Society, National Association of College Admission Counselors, Hawaii Association of Independent Schools, and National Association of Independent Schools.
- Hawaii Preparatory Academy accreditations: HAIS, WASC, NAIS, TABS
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Hawaii Preparatory Academy cost?
Hawaii Preparatory Academy's tuition is approximately $60,900 for boarding students and $30,500 for day students.
What is the acceptance rate of Hawaii Preparatory Academy?
The acceptance rate of Hawaii Preparatory Academy is 42%, which is lower than the boarding school average of 58%.
What sports does Hawaii Preparatory Academy offer?
Hawaii Preparatory Academy offers 23 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Dance, Diving, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Polo, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo and Wrestling. Hawaii Preparatory Academy is ranked as one of the top boarding schools for most sports offered.
Does Hawaii Preparatory Academy offer a summer program?
Yes, Hawaii Preparatory Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What is Hawaii Preparatory Academy's ranking?
Hawaii Preparatory Academy ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for Most sports offered.
When is the application deadline for Hawaii Preparatory Academy?
The application deadline for Hawaii Preparatory Academy is Feb. 10 / rolling (applications are due on Feb. 10 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).
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