Puohala Elementary School

45233 Kulauli St,

Kaneohe, HI, 96744-2811

Tel: (808)233-5660
Grades: PK-6

229 students

Puohala Elementary School serves 229 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the HI average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 86%.
Puohala Elementary School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

Overview

The student population of 229 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 229 students
Puohala Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 13% Male / 87%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Puohala Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Puohala Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (HI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Puohala Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
12%
34%
Puohala Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
3%
6%
Puohala Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
2%
Puohala Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
4%
14%
Puohala Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Puohala Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Puohala Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.33 0.34
Puohala Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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%
38%
Puohala Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
15%
11%
Puohala Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 182,903 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Hawaii Department Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
286
290
Number of Students Managed 182,903 179,478
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $2,690 MM $2,690 MM
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,319 MM $2,319 MM
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,987 $14,987
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,919 $12,919
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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Did You Know?
Kaneohe, HI public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.25, which is lower than the Hawaii average of 0.55. The most diverse school in Kaneohe is Castle High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Hawaii or national school diversity statistics.