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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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded2005

Student Body

Total Students258 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 Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses8 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1292
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$20,000
Tuition NotesPlease visit
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorLiz Turcik


Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Riflery, Surf Team, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
RiflerySurf Team,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


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

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.  

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