Top 5 Best Hawaii County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 18 private schools serving 4,077 students in Hawaii County, HI (there are 55 public schools, serving 27,484 public students). 13% of all K-12 students in Hawaii County, HI are educated in private schools (compared to the HI state average of 19%).
The best top ranked private schools in Hawaii County, HI include Ho'ala School, Hawaii Preparatory Academy and Maui Preparatory Academy.
The average acceptance rate is 82%, which is same as the Hawaii private school average acceptance rate of 82%.
61% of private schools in Hawaii County, HI are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Seventh Day Adventist).

Top Ranked Hawaii County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
65-1692 Kohala Mountain Rd
Kamuela, HI 96743
(808) 885-7321
Grades: K-12
| 599 students
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)
1067 California Avenue A
Wahiawa, HI 96786
(808) 621-1898
Grades: K-8
| 40 students
Kamehamaha Schools - Hilo Camp
(Church of Christ)
162 Baker Avenue
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 982-6885
Grades: K-8
| 340 students
Kamehameha Schools Hawaii Campus
(Christian)
16-714 Volcano Road
Keaau, HI 96749
(808) 982-0008
Grades: K-12
| 1,136 students
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)
74-4966 Kealaka'a Street
Kailua Kona, HI 96740
(808) 329-4898
Grades: PK-12
| 364 students
Maui Preparatory Academy
Maui Preparatory Academy Photo - Welcome to the most stunning school in the world!
(2)
4910 Honoapiilani Hwy
Lahaina, HI 96761
(808) 665-9966
Grades: PK-12
| 275 students
Christian Liberty School
Christian Liberty School Photo
(Christian)
(1)
16-675 Milo St
Keaau, HI 96749
(808) 966-8445
Grades: PK-12
| 234 students
Haili Christian School
(Christian)
190 Ululani St
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 961-5026
Grades: PK-9
| 190 students
Hale Aloha Nazarene School
Daycare / Preschool (Church of the Nazarene)
595 Kupulau Road
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 959-4949
Grades: NS-PK
| 33 students
Hawaii Montessori Schools - Kona Campus
Montessori School
74-978 Manawalea Street
Kailua Kona, HI 96740
(808) 329-0700
Grades: PK-K
| 80 students
International Christian Schools Kona
Montessori School (Christian)
75-5851 Kuakini Hwy Ste 228
Kailua Kona, HI 96740
(808) 326-4411
Grades: PK-K
| 74 students
Kohala Adventist School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
55-3361 Akoni Pule Hwy
Hawi, HI 96719
(808) 889-5646
Grades: 5-8
| 15 students
Kona Adventist Christian School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
82-1013 Kinue Rd
Captain Cook, HI 96704
(808) 323-2788
Grades: K-8
| 21 students
Makua Lanii Christian Academy
(Christian)
74-4907 Palani Rd
Kailua Kona, HI 96740
(808) 329-3093
Grades: PK-6
| 157 students
Malamalama Waldorf School
Special Program Emphasis
15-1834 Maku'u Drive
Keaau, HI 96749
(808) 982-7701
Grades: PK-8
| 95 students
Mauna Loa School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
172 Kapiolani St
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 935-1545
Grades: PK-8
| 59 students
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)
65-1224 Lindsey Road
Kamuela, HI 96743
(808) 885-6803
Grades: K-12
| 317 students
Waimea Country School
Waimea Country School Photo - Hands-on Science in our K/1st multiage class
Alternative School
65-1237 Kawaihae Rd
Kamuela, HI 96743
(808) 885-0067
Grades: K-6
| 48 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Hawaii County, Hawaii

Hawaii County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
64-1058 Mamalahoa Highway
Kamuela, HI 96743
(808) 885-7683
Grades: PK-K
| 54 students
999 / 1000 Ululani St
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 935-4936
Grades: PK-12
| 312 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Hawaii County, HI?
The top ranked private schools in Hawaii County, HI include Ho'ala School, Hawaii Preparatory Academy and Maui Preparatory Academy.
How many private schools are located in Hawaii County, HI?
18 private schools are located in Hawaii County, HI.
How diverse are private schools in Hawaii County, HI?
Hawaii County, HI private schools are approximately 48% minority students, which is lower than the Hawaii private school average of 74%.
What percentage of students in Hawaii County, HI go to private school?
13% of all K-12 students in Hawaii County, HI are educated in private schools (compared to the HI state average of 19%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Hawaii County, HI?
61% of private schools in Hawaii County, HI are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Seventh Day Adventist).

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