About KCS


STEM High School


STEM Middle School


STEM Elementary School


Administration and Support



STEM Elementary School


Matt Satovich
STEM Middle School Engineering Teacher

Matt received his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, with a Minor in Liberal Studies (Philosophy, Literature, History of Philosophy, and English). He has worked as a teacher’s aide with elementary, middle, and high school students, in food service, and as a middle school teacher. He enjoys hiking, camping, snorkeling, gardening, and cooking. Matt enjoys reading and studying any material that is related to science and mathematics. He also enjoys various types of literature and philosophy. He loves spending time with his wife and their three children. He was born in Minnesota and lived in Montana for more than 20 years. Matt joined Kihei Charter School in July 2010.

Leslie Baldridge 

STEM Elementary School Site Administrator

Leslie received her Bachelor of Arts from California State University Fullerton and she completed her teaching credentialing program at National University. She is credentialed in the State of Hawaii in Elementary education K-6, Elementary Special Education, and Mathematics grades 5-9. She has over 25 years of experience in California and Hawaii public and private schools. Leslie has called Maui home for over 10 years. She and her husband have been married for 32 years and they have 3 grown children. They are expecting their first grandchild, a baby girl, in early 2012. She enjoys running, hiking, playing tennis, and sitting on the beach with a good book. Leslie joined Kihei Charter School in July 2007.