- There are 142 private schools in Hawaii, serving 43,561 students.
- The average private school tuition is $7,460 for elementary schools and $14,877 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 81% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 62% and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.
Students in HPAs Biotechnology class identify genetic code for Global Genomics Project, an international project to map the DNA of the planet's creatures large and small.
Our big yard area allows the students free space to play on beautiful, sunny days. The yard overlooks a stream that runs in the back of the school.
The mission of Ho`ala School is to provide students with a safe and stimulating environment that encourages the development of mutual respect, a sense of belonging, and a passion for learning.
In 2004 and 2006 the school completed construction of its two large and well-equipped classroom and office buildings. In Fall 2009, IPA completed negotiations that resulted in purchase of the campus land.
May Day is Lei Day in Hawai'i. Island School celebrates with an all-school event, followed by a lu'au lunch. These first graders will perform a hula with their class. The entire student body is involved in this special day.
Aloha Show is an annual program which includes grades K-12. We honor a King and a Queen from the Senior class. Many students share their talents performing with their classmates in the Royal Court. Here are some high school students after their Hula performance.
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Hawaii Private Schools by County
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