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About This School

Hawaii Baptist Academy is a private high school in Honolulu. 1,082 students attend Hawaii Baptist Academy and identify primarily as Asian/Pacific Islander, Asian, and Multiracial. The ratio of students to teachers at Hawaii Baptist Academy is 14:1. Pacific Buddhist Academy is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Japanese
    • Mandarin
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Water polo
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School
Asian/Pacific Islander 89%
Asian 56%
Multiracial 39%
White, non-Hispanic 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.5%
Hispanic 0.09%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 months ago)

    HBA is not worth the money. In fact the school is desperately trying to increase enrollment. Did you notice they have opened admissions to all grades? They have a tv commercials print advertisements and expect parents to recruit family and friends. Instead of advertising more the school should improve their curriculum get rid of ineffective teachers and create a positive atmosphere for students. HBA equates the amount of homework with effective learning. They should be ashamed to be called "Homework Baptist Academy". Look at schools like Punahou and Iolani that do not load their students with homework in K 1st and 2nd grade. Yet their students perform much better. HBA is in denial that they are not a top ranking school. The school culture as mentioned in the previous post is toxic. Why do parents need to create cliques? The teachers choose favorites (ie. clear illustration for some teachers are those on the citizenship list--which my child is on so I'm not just bitter). Students as young as K are made to feel inadequate and that they are smart enough. In a nutshell HBA creates state workers not leaders innovators or professionals. We're leaving waste of $

  • (1 year ago)

    HBA used to be a good school. In 2013 your child will receive a public school education at a Punahou tuition price tag. Some good teachers remain; but overall HBA elementary is now a very poor environment to nurture a child's psyche unless they are gifted AND popular. Parent/teacher/student cliques prevail. Very secretive toxic society of with teachers/counselor/coaches/principal turning a blind eye to social bullying. Some of the bullying of students (and parents) is inflicted by teachers. If your kido is struggling academically or socially at all don't torture them here. You will regret it. Save your money and try for Iolani or Punahou or Maryknoll or Sacred Hearts or St. Andrews. Anything-but-HBA.

  • (5 years ago)

    I really like this school although its small the teachers and coaches are very supportive and fun to be around!

  • (5 years ago)

    I am currently in the 7th grade here a HBA and it is a great school with a well balanced environment. It is a very *Green* school and we have great classrooms a great gym and a very nice library. The teachers are very encouraging and have already made an impact in my life by their loving care.

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