Parker School is a private, co-educational school for students in grades K through 12. It's located on the Big Island of Hawaii in the small ranching town of Kamuela. Tuition is $17,200 a year, and the student-teacher ratio is 10 to 1.
"We recognize and value our students as artists first and foremost," according to the school's website. "Our philosophy allows students to flourish in an environment of free thinking, unrestricted innovative expression and ingenuity, allowing artists to develop their individual voices."
The school's visual arts program helps painters, sculptors, photographers, animators, potters, fashion designers and conceptual installation artists perfect their crafts. The school's performing arts program provides classes and after-school programs for dancers, singers, writers, actors, poets, comedians, songwriters, musicians, choreographers, set designers, costume creators, make-up artists and directors.