Hawai’i Preparatory School
USA - WEST
65-1692 Kohala Mountain Road, Hawai’i 96743
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BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
Extraordinary Experiences and Outstanding Academics
Founded in 1949, Hawai’i Preparatory Academy (HPA) is one of the leading college preparatory boarding and day schools in the United States. Boarding is offered for students in grades 9-12 and post graduate (PG).
HPA is a global community for highly-motivated students who seek rigorous academic programs and extraordinary learning experiences. In the last year, more than 90 percent of students scored high enough on their Advanced Placement (AP) exams to receive university credit
HPA has a long history of admitting international students and continues to seek opportunities to increase diversity.
One of the strategic advantages of attending HPA is that students become highly desirable university admission candidates.
University admission deans recruit heavily in Hawai’i and international students have an edge when applying from HPA. Working with HPA’s university counseling office improves a student’s chances of gaining acceptance to the university that is the best fit for the student and is the school of his/her choice.
HPA is located on the Island of Hawai’i. HPA’s unique island location, which includes 80 percent of the world’s ecosystems, providing opportunities for students to engage in specialized place-based learning.
The HPA campus is in the town of Kamuela, population 7,000, which provides an extremely safe environment and amazing opportunities for students. National Geographic Magazine ranked Kamuela as one of the top 10 places in the world to live. Here are a few of the many benefits of our location:
Among HPA’s exceptional course offerings (Grades 9-12 + PG) are:
In the last four years, HPA students were admitted to the following top-tier universities, among others: