Hilo Union Elementary School

Hilo Union Elementary School serves 489 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the HI average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 86%.
Hilo Union Elementary School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

School Overview

The student population of 489 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 489 students
Hilo Union Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Hilo Union Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Hilo Union Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Hilo Union Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (HI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 17:1
Hilo Union Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.69 0.36
Hilo Union Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
78%
40%
Hilo Union Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
10%
Hilo Union Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 186,825 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,234 is less than the state average of $14,234. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,295 is less than the state average of $12,295. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Hawaii Department Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
290
290
Number of Students Managed 186,825 186,825
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,565 MM $2,565 MM
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $2,216 MM $2,216 MM
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,234 $14,234
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,295 $12,295
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Hilo High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hilo Intermediate School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Connections - New Century Pcs (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HiloHilo High School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1249 students556 Waianuenue Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4021
    0.19-121249
  • HiloHilo Intermediate School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 466 students587 Waianuenue Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4955
    0.37-8466
  • HiloConnections - New Century Pcs
    Charter School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 350 students174 Kamehameha Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)961-3664
    0.5KG-12350
  • HiloChiefess Kapiolani Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 387 students966 Kilauea Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4160
    1.2PK-6387
  • Hilo Ernest Bowen Desilva Elementary School
    1.6 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 434 students278 Ainako Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4855
    1.6PK-6434

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