Best Hawaii Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 129 private schools serving 39,448 students in Hawaii (there are 295 public schools, serving 173,178 students). 19% of all K-12 students in Hawaii are educated in private schools (compared to the national average of 10%).
The average private school tuition is $14,412 for elementary schools and $17,747 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Hawaii include Hawaii Preparatory Academy, Ho'ala School and St. Patrick School.
The average acceptance rate is 82% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 74% and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.
71% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Hawaii Private Schools by County (2024)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
18
4,077
48%
85
30,565
80%
7
1,218
26%
19
3,588
57%

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Hawaii?
The best top ranked private schools in Hawaii include Hawaii Preparatory Academy, Ho'ala School and St. Patrick School.
How many private schools are located in Hawaii?
129 private schools are located in Hawaii.
How much do private schools cost in Hawaii?
The average private school tuition in Hawaii is $14,412 for elementary schools and $17,747 for high schools
How diverse are private schools in Hawaii?
Hawaii private schools are approximately 74% minority students (view national minority students).
What percentage of students in Hawaii go to private school?
19% of all K-12 students in Hawaii are educated in private schools (compared to national average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Hawaii?
71% of private schools in Hawaii are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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