Ohana Institute

The Ohana Institute is a fully accredited, independent, private, exploratory and innovative school serving students in grades 3–12 in the Florida Panhandle. The school operates on a flexible calendar that emphasizes project-based learning and combines both theoretical and real-world experiences for students through an engaging and broad array of subjects.

Our Mission is to respect the individual needs of all students, foster a caring and creative environment and use innovative technology to deliver an experiential, student-centered blended education model.

Our Vision is to provide a personalized learning path that truly transforms education by discovering individual talents in an environment where students want to learn and where they can naturally discover their true passion.

Community Service

Community Services

Our school nurtures caring relationships, connections, and a sense of belonging to the local and global communities.

Cultural Trips

Cultural Trips

Our students learn by “Experiencing the Different.” Each year every student has the option of participating in our cultural trips.

Learning Fair

Project Based

Students are engaged through stimulating, rigorous, relevant and inspiring educational experiences that ignite a lifelong passion for learning.

Ohana Records

Ohana Records

Ohana Records is an exploratory music program that focuses on music education through the formation of student bands.

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What People Are Saying

  • Ohana offers me a flexible travel schedule. I can go and be on-set but I can still skype and do project based learning with the class.

    Kylie Cloutier, Former Student (aspiring actress)

  • Ohana is full of endless opportunties and students are welcome to take as many as they want.

    Jodie Davis, Social Studies Facilitator

  • Ohana has given me such a drastic change of an educational environment that it really is very inviting for me.

    Carlton, Student

  • Because of Ohana’s vision and mission, on which they have built a strong foundation, students will walk out into the world as global citizens, possessing the traits of character we most admire and hope for in regard to building the future of America and our educational system.

    Dr. William Bennett, Former U.S. Secretary of Education