Hawai'i Preparatory Academy

Hawaii, USA

Hawai’s Preparatory Academy is a school for boys and girls from kindergarten to graduate school. It is located in the beautiful, rural setting of Waimea in the north of the magnificent Hawaiian Islands. HPA is a place for highly motivated students who are looking for a combination of a thorough academic program and progressive educational methods. Students live and study in an incredible landscape and culturally diverse environment. The unique location on the island, which boasts 80% of the world's ecosystem, allows HPA to offer its students extraordinary opportunities even outside of regular classes.

The school has unique programs for students, such as turtle research, oceanography, robotics and much more.


Grades: K–12
Number of students: 600
Teacher-student ratio: 1:8
Year of foundation: 1949

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