Hawaii Baptist Academy

  • Hawaii Baptist Academy is a Christian college preparatory school that equips students spiritually, intellectually, physically, socially, and emotionally, so that they bring honor to God.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded1949
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students1,026 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 74%
Students by Grade Hawaii Baptist Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers78 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses18 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 31 / Jan. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost$16,900
Tuition NotesComprehensive Fee and Book Fee (fees may be subject to change) Grades K-6 $470 Grades 7-12 $665 - $705.00 After School Enrichment Program Grades K-6 $1,650
Admissions DirectorTraci Haly
Admissions AssociateBecky McGuire


Total Sports Offered20 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Kayaking, Martial Arts, Riflery, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDiving,
KayakingMartial Arts,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Water PoloWrestling,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.33 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Art Club, Boba & Karaoke Club, Cartoon Club, Chess Club, Chinese Club, Christian Ministry Team, Cooking Club, Creative Writing Club, Drone Club, Experiments Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), Filipino Club, Film Club, Games Club, Interact Service Club, Japanese Club, Korean Club, Maker's Club, Math League, Mock Trial, Model UN, Music Club, National Honor Society, Photography Club, Politics Club, Red Cross Club, Robotics, Science Bowl, Science Olympiad, Shakespeare Club, Spanish Club, Star Wars Club, Stock Market Club

School Notes

Hawaii Baptist Academy (HBA) is a Christian, co-educational, college preparatory school for grades K-12.  We provide a safe and nurturing environment for students to discover their inherent potential.  Our outstanding academic program utilizes time-tested instructional methods led by highly-qualified teachers who are supported by cutting-edge technology and devoted administrators and staff.

With approximately 1,000 students on three campuses in Nuuanu, our school is the perfect size for students who thrive in a more personalized setting and desire the freedom to participate and excel in a multitude of opportunities including:  sports, visual and performing arts, academic and enrichment organizations, service opportunities, and much more.
  • 100% of our graduates are accepted to college
  • 70% of our middle and high school students participate in a sport
  • HBA offers 20+ Varsity Sports and 40+ Clubs
Most importantly, we provide a school setting where students can learn about Christianity and freely express their faith, while maintaining academic rigor.  We cultivate the sensibilities of humility, curiosity, love, and commitment into students' lives, so that upon graduation they will be ready for the challenges of life.

Our mission is to share the gospel of Jesus Christ and a relationship with Him is encouraged, but is never mandatory.  However, it is our hope that our graduates will incorporate Christian values into their everyday lives and become effective leaders and community contributors.

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The average private school tuition in Honolulu, HI is $10,566 for elementary schools and $18,318 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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