ALOHA!

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN
CARDEN ACADEMY OF MAUI

Carden Academy of Maui is committed to educating the whole child through a balance of academic excellence, character development, and enrichment through the arts in a nurturing, small classroom setting.

We utilize the FACTS Application & Enrollment system for online admissions which provides parents convenience and ability to view the progress of their child(ren)’s application.

ready to GET STARTED?

Learn How to Submit a New Student Application

THERE ARE 2 WAYS TO APPLY

DETERMINE WHICH OPTION IS RIGHT FOR YOU:

1. FOR FAMILIES NEW TO CARDEN ACADEMY

If you are a family NEW to Carden Academy and have not applied before, you will first setup a FACTS Application Account to begin the Application process by clicking the button below.

An email containing a verification link will be sent to your email.  Click the link provided to complete account verification.

You can then login to FACTS Application once you’ve successfully created an account, then click:

Create A New Student Application” to begin.

There is a non-refundable fee of $80 for each student application.

2. FOR EXISTING CARDEN ACADEMY FAMILIES

If you have are an EXISTING Carden Academy Family, please login to your FACTS Family Portal account (link below).

From left navigation menu, click:
Apply/Enroll
Application
Create New Student Application

This will populate your current information on file and prevent any duplicate records.

Application submitted?

What to Expect Next

You will then have the flexibility to access your open application, create additional student applications for other child(ren), upload documents, submit application payment, and complete submission.

Once you have submitted a complete application, you will receive a confirmation email from our Admission office with more information on what to expect next, such as testing/assessment schedule, family/parent interviews, etc.

PK Age Requirements

4 years old by September 1st.
All students must be able to to complete basic self-care activities such as toilet use and hand washing.
Kindergarten Admissions
Age Requirement: 5 years old by September 1st

Kindergarten Age Requirements

Age Requirement: 5 years old by September 1st. All students must be able to to complete basic self-care activities such as toilet use and hand washing.

Grades 1-8 Requirements

All students must provide previous school transcripts.

questions?

Contact Carden Academy Admissions

Should you simply have any general questions, or would like to schedule a campus tour to learn more about our school before submitting an application, please contact us via phone or email listed below.

Mahalo again for your interest in Carden Academy of Maui, proudly serving Pre-Kindergarten, Elementary, and Middle School students in beautiful Upcountry Maui.  We appreciate your interest and hope to assist you any way we can.

Mrs. Jennifer Haleakala
Office & Admissions Manager

Phone / Fax

+1 808-573-6651 Phone
+1 808-573-6651 Fax

Location

55 Maka’ena Place
Pukalani, HI 96768

Admissions Timeline

October 1st
2021

Application Window Opens

Families may begin submission of new student applications

October 23rd
2021

Open House
(Grades PK-8)

9:00 am – 12:00 noon
3 Sessions. 18 Families Per Session
By RSVP

December
2021

FACTS Grant & Aid Application Window Opens

Submit an application for financial aid.

January
2022

FACTS Grant & Aid Application Deadline

Deadline to submit financial aid application.

January
2022

Admissions Testing Day #1

First day for new student testing.

Early February
2022

2022-23 Application Deadline (1st Round)

Deadline for 1st round applications.

Early February
2022

Admissions Testing Day #2

Last day for new student testing.

Mid – February
2022

Pre-K & Kindergarten Parent Interviews

Interviews for prospective PK & Kindergarten students.

End of February
2022

Grades 1-8 Parent Interviews

**Only for grades with availability

April
2022

Notification Letters

Sent to families via email.

On-Going
2022

Personal Campus Tours

Scheduled after school hours for campus tours & make-up Admissions testing

Admissions FAQ 

How can I apply for the 2022-23 school year? 
You can submit an application beginning October 1st at www.cardenmaui.org/admissions

Is there an application fee?  
Yes, our application fee is $80 per application. 

If I submitted an application for a previous school year, do I have to re-submit a new application if I am applying for another school year?  
Yes, our applications do not carry over from year to year. 

Do I have to submit more than one application for multiple students? 
Yes

Can we schedule a campus tour?  
At this time, we are scheduling private tours after school hours.  Please contact admissions@cardenmaui.org to schedule a day and time. 

Are you offering shadow days?  
Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are not offering any shadow days until further notice.  Note: Shadow days are usually offered to Middle School applicants only.

Do you offer Tuition Assistance?  
Yes, you can submit an application for FACTS Grant & Tuition Assistance starting on December 1st at www.cardenmaui.org/facts-grant-aid Deadline for Tuition Assistance is January 25th at 11:59pm HST

Are there age requirements for your Pre-K and Kindergarten programs?  
Yes.  Pre-K: 4 years old by September 1 of the school year you are applying for.  Kindergarten: 5 years old by September 1 of the school year you are applying for. 

When are notifications sent out?  
All notification letters (Acceptance, Wait List, and Tuition Assistance Awards) will be emailed directly to families on April 1.  A hard copy of the letter(s) will follow via USPS. 

How does your waitlist work, does it matter what place my student is on the list?  
If a space opens up for admission, our Admissions Committee will evaluate all candidates on the waitlist to ensure we find the student that will be the most successful in our existing class.  Unfortunately, our wait list does not carry over from year to year.   

If accepted, how long do we have to make our decision?  
We ask for all families to make a decision within two weeks of the date of our Acceptance Letter. 

Accreditations

Carden Educational Foundation | HAIS | WASC

Carden Academy of Maui admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. Carden Academy of Maui does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.