Most Selective Private Schools in Hawaii

The average private school acceptance rate in Hawaii is 82% per year (2024).
The most selective school in Hawaii is Maui Preparatory Academy, with an acceptance rate of 50%.
Acceptance Rate Range: 50% 100% Avg. Acceptance Rate: 82%

Most Selective Private Schools in Hawaii (2024)

School
Acceptance Rate
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Maui Preparatory Academy
Maui Preparatory Academy Photo - Welcome to the most stunning school in the world!
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: PK-12
4910 Honoapiilani Hwy
Lahaina, HI 96761
(808) 665-9966
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Mid Pacific Institute
Mid Pacific Institute Photo
Special Program Emphasis
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: PK-12
2445 Ka'ala Street
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 283-6155
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Seabury Hall
Seabury Hall Photo - State Champion Paddling Team
(Episcopal)
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: 5-12
480 Olinda Road
Makawao, HI 96768
(808) 572-7235
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Variety School Of Hawaii
Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Grades: Inquire with school
710 Palekaua Street
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 732-2835
Rank: #55.
Acceptance Rate: 51%
Grades: PK-12
4160 Lower Kula Road
Kula, HI 96790
(808) 878-2511
Rank: #66.
Le Jardin Academy
Le Jardin Academy Photo
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: PK-12
917 Kalanianaole Highway
Kailua, HI 96734
(808) 261-0707
Rank: #77.
Assets School
Assets School Photo
Special Education School
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 66%
Grades: K-12
One Ohana Nui Way
Honolulu, HI 96818
(808) 423-1356
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: K-12
65-1692 Kohala Mountain Rd
Kamuela, HI 96743
(808) 885-7321
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Windward Nazarene Academy
(Church of the Nazarene)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: NS-8
45-232 Puaae Road
Kaneohe, HI 96744
(808) 235-8787
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Huakailani School for Girls
Huakailani School for Girls Photo
All-girls | Special Program Emphasis
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: K-8
45-035 Kaneohe Bay Drive
Kaneohe, HI 96744
(808) 263-2020
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Island Pacific Academy
Island Pacific Academy Photo
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: K-12
909 Haumea Street
Kapolei, HI 96707
(808) 674-3523
Rank: #12 - 1512. - 15.
Asia Pacific International School
Asia Pacific International School Photo
(Christian)
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: K-12
54-230 Kamehameha HWY
Hauula, HI 96717
(808) 670-1900
Rank: #12 - 1512. - 15.
Hongwanji Mission School
Hongwanji Mission School Photo
(4)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: PK-8
1728 Pali Highway
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 532-0521
Rank: #12 - 1512. - 15.
Koolau Baptist Academy
Koolau Baptist Academy Photo - Aloha from Ko'olau Baptist Academy! We are a ministry of Ko'olau Baptist Church. Our desire is to provide a distinctly Christian education to our families and our community (Matthew 28:19-20; Ephesians 4:12-14). From a Bible-based, Christ-centered approach to education we the academic, physical, social, and spiritual development of every student.
(Baptist)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: K-12
45-633 Keneke St
Kaneohe, HI 96744
(808) 233-2900
Rank: #12 - 1512. - 15.
St. Patrick School
St. Patrick School Photo
(Catholic)
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: PK-8
3320 Harding Ave
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 734-8979
Rank: #1616.
Parker School
Parker School Photo - Located in the heart of Waimea on Hawai'i Island, Parker School offers a college-preparatory education for students in grades kindergarten through grade twelve.
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 87%
Grades: K-12
65-1224 Lindsey Road
Kamuela, HI 96743
(808) 885-6803
Rank: #1717.
Our Savior Lutheran School
Our Savior Lutheran School Photo - Everyone comes to learn
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 89%
Grades: PK-8
98-1098 Moanalua Rd
Aiea, HI 96701
(808) 488-0000
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
Hawaiian Mission Academy Winward Campus
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: K-8
160 Mookua St
Kailua, HI 96734
(808) 261-0565
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
Island School
Island School Photo - Driving into Island School's campus it is not uncommon to see a beautiful rainbow but in this occasion we were lucky enough to see a double rainbow.
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
3-1875 Kaumualii Hwy
Lihue, HI 96766
(808) 246-0233
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
Kalihi Union Church Preschool
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: NS
2214 N King St
Honolulu, HI 96819
(808) 841-7022
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
Makua Lani Christian Academy
Makua Lani Christian Academy Photo - The high school campus houses grades 5-12 on a lush 14 acres with ocean views.
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
74-4966 Kealaka'a Street
Kailua Kona, HI 96740
(808) 329-4898
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
Maui Adventist School
Maui Adventist School Photo - Maui Adventist School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: K-8
261 S Puunene Ave
Kahului, HI 96732
(808) 877-7813
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
Sacred Hearts Academy
Sacred Hearts Academy Photo - For over 110 years, Sacred Hearts Academy has developed girls through its educational and extra-curricular programs and ways of teaching focused on what helps girls advance and thrive.
All-girls (Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: NS-12
3253 Waialae Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 734-5058
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
St. Francis School
St. Francis School Photo - 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.
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
2707 Pamoa Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 988-4111
Rank: #18 - 2518. - 25.
St. Theresa School
(Catholic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-8
712 N School St Bldg A
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 536-4073
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
Doris Todd Christian Academy
Doris Todd Christian Academy Photo - CULTURE: Students learn a character trait in Hawaiian each week to grow and respect the Hawaiian culture and instill Christ-like values.
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: PK-12
519 Baldwin Ave
Paia, HI 96779
(808) 579-9237
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
Ho'ala School
Ho'ala School Photo - Our small class sizes allow students to make life-long friendships. Communication skills are taught including conflict resolution which creates respectful dialog and dispels bullying behaviors.
(12)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: K-8
1067 California Avenue A
Wahiawa, HI 96786
(808) 621-1898
Rank: #26 - 2826. - 28.
Waolani Judd Nazarene School
Waolani Judd Nazarene School Photo
(Church of the Nazarene)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: PK-8
408 N Judd St
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 531-5252
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Holy Family Catholic Academy
Holy Family Catholic Academy Photo
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 98%
Grades: PK-8
830 Main St
Honolulu, HI 96818
(808) 423-9611
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
St. Joseph School
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 98%
Grades: PK-8
94-651 Farrington Highway
Waipahu, HI 96797
(808) 677-4475
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Malamalama Waldorf School
Special Program Emphasis
Acceptance Rate: 99%
Grades: PK-8
15-1834 Maku'u Drive
Keaau, HI 96749
(808) 982-7701
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Acceptance Rate: 99%
Grades: PK-8
239 Dickenson Street
Lahaina, HI 96761
(808) 661-4720
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Acceptance Rate: 100%
Grades: K-12
91-1219 Renton Rd
Ewa Beach, HI 96706
(808) 681-3146
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
St. Philomena Early Learning Center
St. Philomena Early Learning Center Photo
Montessori School (Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 100%
Grades: K
3300 Ala Laulani St
Honolulu, HI 96818
(808) 833-8080

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Hawaii average Private Schools acceptance rate?
The Hawaii average Private Schools acceptance rate is 82% for 2024.
What are the most selective Private Schools in Hawaii?
The top ranked Private Schools in Hawaii include Maui Preparatory Academy, Mid Pacific Institute and Seabury Hall.
What is the most selective high school and elementary school in Hawaii?
The most selective private high school in Hawaii is Maui Preparatory Academy, with an acceptance rate of 50%. The most selective private elementary school is Maui Preparatory Academy, with an acceptance rate of 50%.

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