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State

Hawaii

Number of Students

215

SAT Average

2373.6

Grades

8-12

Maui Preparatory Academy

Private Boarding School – Lahaina , Hawaii

Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Maui Preparatory Academy lies nestled on more than 25 acres of green, rolling hillside where students can grow, learn, discover and excel in a safe campus setting. Maui Preparatory Academy is fully committed to each and every student’s success. Recognized for its distinguished academic achievement in mathematics, science, technology and the arts, Maui Preparatory Academy offers small and intimate class sizes to enable its highly qualified teachers to connect with students on an individual level.

Facilities
Maui Prep’s facilities include science and computer labs, a college counseling office, and other traditional classroom accommodations.


Sports and Arts
Maui Prep makes great use of the outdoor environment and offers unique sports and excursions for students with activities like their interscholastic competitive surfing program. Students are also provided the opportunity to express themselves in Maui’s Performing and Visual Arts program.

Awards and Accomplishments
Maui Prep is one of a select few independent private schools in the State of Hawaii to be recognized five years in a row as a leading school of the future. Its students have won county and state championships in Science Olympiad and robotics. Maui Prep has also had county and state champions in a number of sports including swimming, surfing, and tennis.

Special Courses
Environmental Science:
• Students have participated in native Hawaiian reforestation projects in the Pu'u Kukui Watershed
• Students have worked to provide artificial nesting areas for endangered native seabirds
• Students have studied traditional, native Hawaiian agricultural practices
• Students have engaged in discussions and projects pertaining to environmental sustainability

Marine Science:
• Maui is the premier location to study the Humpback whale
• Students have participated in a coral reef restoration research project in Napili Bay
• Students have completed independent research projects on green sea turtles, reef sharks, and Hawaiian Spinner dolphins

Astronomy:
• Maui Prep students have partnered with local Astronomical agencies
• Students have presented research posters to the American Astronomical Society
• Students have studied both the daytime and nighttime skies with high-quality telescopes and imaging equipment

College Explorations:
The course is designed to provide students with an overview of the college process with a focus on preparing students to take the PSAT/ SA

Dormitories and Student Life
Maui Prep creates a residential home environment that supports the intellectual and emotional development of students. Teachers and residential parents are available at all times to provide students with supervision and support. Residential students usually dine together for dinner, family style, with either the Residential Director or Residential Parent.

Location
Maui is a short 25-minute flight from Hawaii’s international airport (HNL) in Honolulu, on the island of Oahu. The Maui Prep campus is 35 miles from Maui’s main airport (OGG) in Kahului. In addition, there are several direct flights from Maui to the US mainland.

Area population: 11,704
City website: City of Lahaina

Dates
Estimated Start Date: Mid-August
Estimated End Date: Late May


School Facts

Student Population

Co-Educational

Number of Students

215

Grades

8-12

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:8

ACT Average

26.6

ESL Programs

Yes

IB Programs

No

Offer Diploma

Yes

School Uniform

Yes

Campus Size

25 Acres

Religious Affiliation

None

SAT Average

2373.6

Foreign Languages

  • Japanese

University Acceptance Rate

100%

Arts

  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Music
  • Rock Band

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Human Geography
  • Macroeconomics
  • Physics
  • Studio Art 2D
  • US History

Sports

  • Canoeing
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Community Service
  • Music
  • National Art Honor Society
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Student Government
  • Theater
  • Yearbook

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Bentley University, Brown University, Chapman University,Dartmouth University, Flagler College, George Washington University, Lehigh University, Makana Wellness Academy, Marist College, New York University, Northern Colorado University, Okanagan College, Pacific University, Pepperdine University, Santa Barbara City College University of Notre Dame, University of Hawaii at Manoa, University of Hawaii - Maui, University of Oregon, University of Redlands, University of Oregon, University of Southern California, University of Miami, Whittier College

University Acceptance Rate:
100%

Closest International and Local Airports: 
Kahului Airport (OGG)
For Details Visit Website: Maui Preparatory Academy

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