Hawaii Preparatory Academy
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Hawaii Preparatory Academy (Hawaii)
Located on the Big Island of Hawaii in the town of Kamuela, Hawaii Preparatory Academy is one of the top boarding schools in the United States. Fostering an environment focused on academics and supportive relationships, Hawaii Preparatory Academy provides students the opportunity to thrive and grow in the shadow of the Pacific Ocean.
Due to its proximity to the Pacific Ocean, Hawaii Preparatory Academy provides students with a unique set of experiences that cannot be found at any other school. Aside from traditional academic programs, students at HPA are provided with a large variety of experiential learning opportunities. Some of these opportunities include working with NASA scientists at a renowned astronomical observatory, and scuba diving in the Pacific Ocean in conjunction with marine biology coursework.
Founded in 1949, before Hawaii joined the United States, HPA has been educating students of all backgrounds for over 65 years. The school features a diverse student body and continues to grow by leaps and bounds.
Associations & Organizations
- National Association of Independent Schools
- The Association of Boarding Schools
- Other School Associations