Top 10 Best Hawaii Charter Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 37 charter public schools serving 12,225 students in Hawaii.
Learn more about how charter schools work. The top ranked charter public schools in Hawaii are Ka'ohao Public Charter School, Myron B. Thompson Academy - New Century Pcs and Innovations - Pcs. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Hawaii charter public schools have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Hawaii public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 54% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Hawaii public school average of 89% (majority Asian).

Best Hawaii Charter Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ka'ohao Public Charter School
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
140 Alala Rd
Kailua, HI 96734
(808) 266-7844
Grades: PK-6
| 330 students
Rank: #22.
Myron B. Thompson Academy - New Century Pcs
Charter School
Math: 56% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1040a Richards St, Room 220
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 441-8000
Grades: K-12
| 527 students
Rank: #33.
Innovations - Pcs
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
75-5815 Queen Kaahumanu Hwy
Kailua Kona, HI 96740
(808) 331-3130
Grades: K-8
| 242 students
Rank: #44.
Voyager - A Public Charter School
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2428 Wilder Ave
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 521-9770
Grades: K-8
| 271 students
Rank: #55.
School For Examining Essential Questions Of Sustainability
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
845 22nd Ave
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 677-3377
Grades: 6-8
| 174 students
Rank: #66.
University Laboratory School
Charter School
Math: 45% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1776 University Ave, Uhs Build
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 956-7833
Grades: K-12
| 450 students
Rank: #77.
Hawaii Technology Academy - Pcs
Charter School
Math: 43% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
94-450 Mokuola St
Waipahu, HI 96797
(808) 676-5444
Grades: K-12
| 1,337 students
Rank: #88.
Waialae Elementary - Pcs
Charter School
Math: 51% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1045 19th Ave
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 733-4880
Grades: PK-5
| 490 students
Rank: #99.
West Hawaii Explorations Academy
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
73-4500 Kahilihili St
Kailua Kona, HI 96740
(808) 327-4751
Grades: 6-12
| 275 students
Rank: #1010.
Kihei Charter School
Charter School
Math: 39% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
650 Lipoa Pkwy
Kihei, HI 96753
(808) 875-0700
Grades: K-12
| 713 students
Rank: #1111.
Volcano School Of Arts & Sciences - A Community Pcs
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
99-128 Old Volcano Rd
Volcano, HI 96785
(808) 985-9800
Grades: PK-10
| 260 students
Rank: #1212.
Alaka'i O Kaua'i Charter School
Charter School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2-4035 Kaumualii Hwy
Kapaa, HI 96746
(808) 635-5110
Grades: K-6
| 164 students
Rank: #1313.
Kanu O Ka Aina - New Century Pcs
Charter School
Math: 27% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
64-1043 Hiiaka St
Kamuela, HI 96743
(808) 887-8144
Grades: K-12
| 627 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Ke Kula O Samuel M Kamakau - A Laboratory Pcs
Charter School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
46-500 Kuneki St
Kaneohe, HI 96744
(808) 235-9175
Grades: PK-12
| 136 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Kona Pacific - Pcs
Charter School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
79-7595 Mamalahoa Hwy
Kealakekua, HI 96750
(808) 322-4900
Grades: K-8
| 211 students
Rank: #1616.
Hawaii Academy Of Arts & Science Pcs
Charter School
Math: 29% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
15-1397 Post Office Rd
Pahoa, HI 96778
(808) 965-3730
Grades: K-12
| 711 students
Rank: #1717.
Kanuikapono - Pcs
Charter School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4333 Kukuihale Rd
Anahola, HI 96703
(808) 823-9160
Grades: K-12
| 233 students
Rank: #1818.
Waimea Middle - Pccs
Charter School
Math: 33% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
67-1229 Mamalahoa Hwy
Kamuela, HI 96743
(808) 887-6090
Grades: 6-8
| 234 students
Rank: #1919.
Connections - New Century Pcs
Charter School
Math: 23% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
174 Kamehameha Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 961-3664
Grades: K-12
| 344 students
Rank: #2020.
Kamalani Academy
Charter School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1403 California Ave
Wahiawa, HI 96786
(808) 203-2992
Grades: PK-8
| 178 students
Rank: #2121.
Malama Honua Charter School
Charter School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
41-054 Ehukai St
Waimanalo, HI 96795
(808) 259-5522
Grades: K-8
| 170 students
Rank: #2222.
Hakipuu Academy
Charter School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
45-720 Keaahala Rd, Cottage #1
Kaneohe, HI 96744
(808) 235-9155
Grades: 5-12
| 56 students
Rank: #2323.
Kua O Ka La - Ncpcs
Charter School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
14-5322 Kaimu-kapoho Rd
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 981-5866
Grades: PK-8
| 173 students
Rank: #2424.
Kualapuu School - Public Conversion Charter
Charter School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
260 Farrington Hwy
Kualapuu, HI 96757
(808) 567-6900
Grades: PK-6
| 309 students
Rank: #2525.
Ke Kula O Nawahiokalaniopuu Iki - Laboratory Pcs
Charter School
Math: 22% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
16-120 Opukahaia St, Suite 2
Keaau, HI 96749
(808) 982-4260
Grades: PK-8
| 473 students
Rank: #2626.
Ke Ana Laahana - Pcs
Charter School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
160 Baker Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 961-6228
Grades: 7-12
| 46 students
Rank: #2727.
Halau Ku Mana - A New Century Pcs
Charter School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2101 Makiki Heights Dr
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 945-1600
Grades: 4-12
| 113 students
Rank: #2828.
Laupahoehoe Community - Pcs
Charter School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
35-2065 Mamalahoa Hwy
Laupahoehoe, HI 96764
(808) 962-2200
Grades: PK-12
| 346 students
Rank: #2929.
Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
222 Desha Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 961-0470
Grades: PK-11
| 222 students
Rank: #3030.
Kula Aupuni Niihau A Kahelelani Aloha - Ncpcs
Charter School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8315 Kekaha Rd, Suite K
Kekaha, HI 96752
(808) 337-2022
Grades: PK-12
| 33 students
Rank: #3131.
Kawaikini - Ncpcs
Charter School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3-1821 J Kaumualii Hwy
Lihue, HI 96766
(808) 632-2032
Grades: K-12
| 167 students
Rank: #3232.
Na Wai Ola - Pcs
Charter School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
18-1355 Volcano Hwy
Mountain View, HI 96771
(808) 968-2318
Grades: PK-6
| 150 students
Rank: #3333.
Ka Waihona O Ka Naauao - Pcs
Charter School
Math: 19% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
89-195 Farrington Hwy
Waianae, HI 96792
(808) 620-9030
Grades: K-8
| 741 students
Rank: #3434.
Ke Kula Niihau O Kekaha Learning Center
Charter School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
8135 Kekaha Rd
Kekaha, HI 96752
(808) 337-0481
Grades: PK-12
| 55 students
Rank: #3535.
Kamaile Academy Pcs
Charter School
Math: 9% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
85-180 Ala Akau St
Waianae, HI 96792
(808) 697-7110
Grades: PK-12
| 900 students
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