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The High School section of Hong Kong Adventist Academy (HKAA) is a Griggs International Academy (GIA) affiliate, which follows an American educational system designed for non-public schools, with fully accredited courses and curriculum provided by GIA.


Griggs International Academy is owned and operated by Andrews University, in Berrien Springs, Michigan, USA with an office located in Silver Spring, MD. Please visit GIA’s webpage for accreditation details and further information.


HKAA High School students will receive an American Standard High School Diploma or a College Preparatory Diploma upon graduation. Their diploma reflects their studies in a wide variety of subjects including Chinese language (Putonghua).  Students also have the opportunity to enroll in Advanced Placement (AP) or honors classes as well as some specialized English and Math labs if they need additional help.​


Highlights of the school year include a variety of activities. Students enjoy a variety of trips and extra-curricular opportunities.  Among these are a mandatory ten days mission/service trip to another country, an educational science, history, or language trip (focus varies each year) to the US or Europe

High School Info

Mission Trip

Universities Graduates Attend


Rebecca Buhrke

Rebecca Buhrke

Grade 11 Advisor /

Social Studies 

Lauren Brackbill

Lauren Brackbill

Grade 12 Advisor /

English / Geography

Benjamin Norheim

Benjamin Norheim

Grade 10 Advisor / Math

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Sasikala Narayan

Grade 10 Advisor / Science

Khim Chan

Khim Chan


Rachel Heffelfinger

Rachel Heffelfinger

Grade 7 HR Teacher MS/HS Science

Dr Divya Rai

Dr. Divya Rai

Art Teacher

Soontorn Thanteeraphan

Soontorn Thanteeraphan

Chaplain / Ethics Teacher

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AP Curriculum 2023

Graduates Testimonials

See what Surya and Ezra have to share about their experience at HKAA

HKAA Safe place to Grow


Students enjoy the benefits of both systems and are taught to perform at high levels of academic excellence. A majority of HKAA’s teachers are internationally based teachers from all corners of the globe. 

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