Maui Preparatory Academy

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  • Maui Preparatory Academy provides a superior educational program in a safe, nurturing, and stimulating environment.
  • We promote character development, community service, and the values of sustainability.
  • We foster a love of learning while instilling academic excellence, artistic expression, athletic achievement and the skills necessary for success in the 21st century.

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Maui Preparatory Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in Hawaii for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.State or regional independent school association
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia/ English Language Support/ Specialized Learning Support Services
Year Founded2005
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$5,000
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students234 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 72%
Students by Grade Maui Preparatory Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Number of AP Courses10 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniform tops-collared shirt with school logo)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$18,958
Tuition NotesThis price is for High School Day Students. Boarding Students and Lower/Middle Students have different tuition costs. See here for more:
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorAndrew O'Riordan


Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Cross Fit, Cycling, Golf, Mountain Biking, Surf Team, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Cross FitCycling,
GolfMountain Biking,
Surf TeamSwimming,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Global Issues Network (GIN), Robotics and Engineering Club, Rotary Interact Key Club, Student Leadership and Government, Vegan Cooking Club

Arts and Music Programs:
7 AM Pop/Rock Band

School Notes

  • Welcome to world-class education in Paradise.  Top quality teachers and students from all over  the world prepare you for life and college success in an incomparable natural setting, on a 22 acre green campus nestled between the mountains and the stunning coastline of northwest Maui.  We offer a boarding house on the beach, the world's best surf team, and most importantly, incredible teachers who will empower you to succeed.  Inquire today. The Dream is Real!
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Makawao
    Grades: PK-8 | 154 students
    24.1 miles
    55 Makaena Pl
    Makawao, HI 96768
    (808) 573-6651
    24.1 PK-8
  • Kula
    Grades: PK-12 | 269 students
    26.5 miles
    4160 Lower Kula Road
    Kula, HI 96790
    (808) 878-2511
    26.5 PK-12
  • Makawao
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    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-8 | 296 students
    23.6 miles
    2933 Baldwin Ave
    Makawao, HI 96768
    (808) 573-0374
    23.6 PK-8
  • Makawao
    Grades: K-12 | 973 students
    24.1 miles
    270 Aapueo Pkwy
    Makawao, HI 96768
    (808) 572-3100
    24.1 K-12
  • Lahaina
    Grades: PK-8 | 194 students
    7.5 miles
    239 Dickenson Street
    Lahaina, HI 96761
    (808) 661-4720
    7.5 PK-8

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The average private school tuition in Hawaii is $9,533 for elementary schools and $15,403 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Hawaii is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).