Kahakai Elementary School

Kahakai Elementary School serves 688 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher 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%.
Kahakai Elementary School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

School Overview

The student population of 688 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 688 students
Kahakai Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Kahakai Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Kahakai Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Kahakai Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 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 18:1 17:1
Kahakai 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.
0.74 0.36
Kahakai Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
55%
40%
Kahakai Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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.
11%
10%
Kahakai 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 Kealakehe High School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kealakehe Intermediate School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Innovations - Pcs Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • Kailua KonaInnovations - Pcs Elementary School
    Charter School
    1.6 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 223 students755815 Queen Kaahumanu Hwy
    Kailua KonaHI 96740
    (808)327-6205
    1.6KG-8223
  • Holualoa Holualoa Elementary School
    2.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 510 students765957 Mamalahoa Hwy
    HolualoaHI 96725
    (808)322-4800
    2.1PK-5510
  • Kailua KonaKealakehe Elementary School
    4.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 1070 students745118 Kealakaa St
    Kailua KonaHI 96740
    (808)327-4308
    4.1PK-51070
  • Kailua KonaKealakehe Intermediate School
    4.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 657 students745062 Onipaa St
    Kailua KonaHI 96740
    (808)327-4314
    4.26-8657
  • Kailua KonaKealakehe High School
    4.4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1396 students745000 Puohulihuli St
    Kailua KonaHI 96740
    (808)327-4300
    4.49-121396

School Reviews

Just moved here from Mainland in April. We thought my child would be ahead of curriculum here after reading so many dismal comments about this school and the test scores... I was pleasantly surprised to find that she was behind! I feel Kahakai is an excellent school and the office staff are wonderful! My children attended the summer school program as well and it was a wonderful experience. We look forward to returning in the fall.
- Posted by Parent, 07/15/13

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