Hawaii Independent (Private) Schools

Hawaii private schools can have some pretty expensive tuition rates but provide smaller class ratios. Additionally, the private schools have upgraded technology and facilities and higher graduation rates. You can check out the tuition rates by clicking on the link below. 

Hawaii Association of Independent schools (private schools) listings on Oahu. http://www.hais.us/p/4243_Find_a_School.asp?pass=2&type=criteria&island=5&city=&enrollment=&boardingday=&gender=&gradelevels=&religion=

2018 Hawaii Magazine
Hawaii private schools guide. http://www.honolulumagazine.com/Hawaii-Private-School-Guide/2018-Hawaii-Private-School-Guide-Listing-of-Private-Schools/

PRIVATE SCHOOL timeline for applications start a year in advance in September. http://www.honolulumagazine.com/Hawaii-Private-School-Guide/Applying-to-Private-School-A-Timeline/

Some applications require applicants to test for the SSAT. You can register for a test in the November-December timeframe in any state. https://ssat.org

Full list of Private schools in Oahu









Looking for private school near Schofield? Trinity Lutheran is in Wahiawa. 

Trinity Lutheran School/Preschool is a Christian school that offers a convenient location serving families from Wahiawa, Schofield Barracks, Mililani, the North Shore, Ewa Beach and other nearby communities. http://www.tls-hawaii.org/home.html

There is also Ho'ala school in Wahiawa. Average tuition is around $10,000 a year.

1067-A California Ave.
Wahiawa, HI 96786
(808) 621-1898
Email: darlene@hoala.org

Private school in Kapolei - Island Pacific Academy is popular with DoD families.

One of the most popular private schools for DoD families in Kapolei is Island Pacific Academy (IPA). IPA is very competitive to get in especially at 6th grade level. I've seen folks get in during the 5th grade year so they can just roll into 6th grade. 

2017-2018 Tuition

Grades K-5: $14,375
Grades 6-8: $15,475
Grades 9-12: $15,975

For more information, please contact the Admission Office.
(808) 674-3563

Private schools resources for children with Learning disabilities (Special Needs)



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