How To Apply

How To Apply

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN IPA

ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY uses a web-based application service called Ravenna for the admission process.  The online application includes student information, family information, and a non-refundable $85 application fee. Please click on the link below to access our online application, as well as all other forms needed to complete your child’s application.

We have a rolling admission policy, applications are continually accepted. Priority consideration deadline is extended to February 8, 2019.

You will be asked to create an account with Ravenna in order to access the application. Please make a note of your account information so that you may use it going forward. If you have created a Ravenna account for another school and/or child, please use your existing Ravenna account. Your one Ravenna account will manage all of your Ravenna applications. If you have more than one child, you only need one Ravenna account since it accommodates multiple children applying to multiple schools.

If you are applying for the 2018-2019 school year, please contact Admission.

Tour Campus

In order to become familiar with IPA, all prospective families are invited to attend a school tour. For a list of weekly tour dates or to reserve your spot on a tour, head over to Plan a Campus Visit.

Application Requirements

Our specific grade-level requirements for application are listed below.

Applicants to Grade K - Grade 5

Teacher Reference Reports and Progress Reports

Applicants to Kindergarten – Grade 5 (one required).

Parents must sign the parents' portion of the Teacher Reference Report and submit the form to your child's current teacher*. The teacher must upload the reports to Ravenna.

Assessment

Applicants to Kindergarten - Grade 5 will be scheduled for an admission assessment. The focus of the assessment is to evaluate your child’s developmental maturity and school readiness for the program at IPA. We will schedule your child for this session once the application has been submitted online.

Academic Records (Grade 2-5 only)

Please upload copies of your child's academic records to your Ravenna online account. Parents must submit the Consent for Release of Information Form to your child's current school to request the following academic records*.

  • Previous Report Card, to include teacher's comments
  • Current Report Card, to include teachers' comments
  • Copies of the most recent standardized school test scores

 

*Kindergarten applicants not currently enrolled in a pre-school program are not required to submit any records.

Applicants to Grade 6 – Grade 12

Teacher Reference Reports and Progress Reports

Applicants to Grades 6-8 (two required).
Applicants to Grades 9-12 (three required).

Parents must complete the parents’ portion of the Teacher Reference Reports and then distribute the forms to your child’s current mathematics and English teachers. If your child has only one teacher, give the second form to your child’s additional academic subject, coach, activity coordinator or previous year’s teacher. The references should be uploaded directly by those completing the forms to the Ravenna website.

Assessment

Register your child for the SSAT (Secondary School Admission Test) at ssat.org and select ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY as your Score Recipient. For questions regarding your SSAT account, please call (609) 683-4440.

Academic Records

Parents must submit the Consent for Release of Information Form to your child's current school to request the following academic records*.

  • Previous Report Card, to include teacher's comments
  • Current Report Card, to include teachers' comments
  • Copies of the most recent standardized school test scores

Student Questionnaire and Student Interview

Students applying to Grades 6-12 must complete the Student Questionnaire and Essay. Applicants with be scheduled for a personal interview with a member of the Admission Committee, once your child's application has been submitted online.

Admission Checklist

Online Application for Admission

School Tour (optional)

Applicant's Photo (optional)

Application Fee of $85

Birth Certificate

Teacher Reference Report(s)

Consent for Release of Information

Academic Records

Student Questionnaire (Grade 6-12)

Student Interview (Grade 6-12)

Student Essay (Grade 6-12)

SSAT (Grades 6-12) with Character Skills Assessment

Accepted Applicants

The following will be required for all accepted applicants:

  • A non-refundable enrollment deposit of $550
  • A copy of student's current completed Health Form 14. Due by the first day of school
  • A tuberculosis (TB) clearance completed within one year before the first entrance to school in the State of Hawaiʻi. Due by the first day of school

CONTACT ADMISSION

Still have questions?

Email:
Admission

Phone:
(808) 674-3563