How To Apply

Thank You For Your Interest In IPA

Applications for the 2024-2025 school year are now being accepted online. ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY uses a web-based application service called FACTS Management for the admission process. The online application includes student information, family information, and a non-refundable $90 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.

You will be asked to create an account with FACTS Management 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 FACTS Management account for another school and/or child, please use your existing FACTS Management account. Your one FACTS Management account will manage all of your FACTS Management applications. If you have more than one child, you only need one FACTS Management account since it accommodates multiple children applying to multiple schools.

Tour Campus

Thank you for your interest in ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY. We are currently offering campus tours – see our Plan a Visit page for dates and times.  We invite you to contact us at (808) 674-3563 or [email protected] to schedule a tour.

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Application Requirements

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

Please note, applicants must be 5 years of age by July 31.


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 FACTS Management.

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 FACTS Management 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 school year report card, to include teacher’s comments
  • Current school year 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.

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 FACTS Management website.

Assessment

Register your child for the SSAT (Secondary School Admission Test) at ssat.org and select ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY (School Code: 4182) as your Score Recipient. For questions regarding your SSAT account, please call (609) 683-4440. The following are testing dates at Island Pacific Academy:

December 9, 2023
February 3, 2024

Please see SSAT.org for additional test centers and dates.

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 school year report card, to include teacher’s comments
  • Current school year 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

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

SSAT Testing

ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY proudly serves as a testing site for the SSAT (Secondary School Admission Test). Please visit SSAT.org for registration details and on-campus COVID protocols.

Island Pacific Academy 2023-2024 testing site dates are December 9, 2023 and February 3, 2024.

Please see SSAT.org for additional test centers and dates.

Please feel free to contact Jennifer Banquil our IPA SSAT Coordinator at (808) 674-3563 if you have any further questions.