Puohala Elementary School

Puohala Elementary School serves 278 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the HI average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 86%.
Puohala Elementary School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

School Overview

The student population of 278 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 278 students
Puohala Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Puohala Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Puohala Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Puohala Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 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 16:1 17:1
Puohala Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Puohala Elementary School American Indian Students (2005-2012)
Asian
9%
32%
Puohala Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
16%
10%
Puohala Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
6%
14%
Puohala Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Hawaiian
55%
32%
Puohala Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
13%
10%
Puohala Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Puohala Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown HI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.65 0.36
Puohala 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.
44%
40%
Puohala 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.
16%
10%
Puohala 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 Castle High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ke Kula O Samuel M Kamakau - A Laboratory Pcs (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Reverend Benjamin Parker Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • KaneoheCastle High School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1200 students45386 Kaneohe Bay Dr
    KaneoheHI 96744
    (808)233-5600
    0.59-121200
  • KaneoheReverend Benjamin Parker Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 336 students45259 Waikalua Rd
    KaneoheHI 96744
    (808)233-5686
    0.6PK-6336
  • KaneoheKe Kula O Samuel M Kamakau - A Laboratory Pcs
    Charter School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 156 students45037 Kaneohe Bay Dr
    KaneoheHI 96744
    (808)235-9175
    0.7PK-12156
  • KaneoheKapunahala Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 584 students45828 Anoi Rd
    KaneoheHI 96744
    (808)233-5650
    0.9PK-6584
  • KaneoheKaneohe Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 650 students45495 Kamehameha Hwy
    KaneoheHI 96744
    (808)233-5633
    1.1PK-6650

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