Hilo Union Elementary School

506 Waianuenue Ave,

Hilo, HI, 96720-2522

Tel: (808)933-0900
Grades: PK-6

455 students

Hilo Union Elementary School serves 455 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the HI average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 86%.
Hilo Union Elementary School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

Overview

The student population of 455 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 455 students
Hilo Union Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 19% Male / 81%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Hilo Union Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Hilo Union 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 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (HI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Hilo Union Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
17%
34%
Hilo Union Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
12%
6%
Hilo Union Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
2%
Hilo Union Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
6%
14%
Hilo Union Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Hilo Union Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Hilo Union 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.
0.55 0.68
Hilo Union 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.
73%
38%
Hilo Union 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.
10%
11%
Hilo Union Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 182,705 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 182,705 179,478
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 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Hilo Hilo High School
    556 Waianuenue Ave
    Hilo , HI , 96720
    (808)974-4021
    0.1  mi  |  1207  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Hilo Hilo Intermediate School
    587 Waianuenue Ave
    Hilo , HI , 96720
    (808)974-4955
    0.3  mi  |  493  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Hilo Connections - New Century Pcs
    Charter School
    174 Kamehameha Ave
    Hilo , HI , 96720
    (808)961-3664
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  331  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Hilo Chiefess Kapiolani Elementary School
    966 Kilauea Ave
    Hilo , HI , 96720
    (808)974-4160
    1.2  mi  |  387  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Hilo Haaheo Elementary School
    121 Haaheo Rd
    Hilo , HI , 96720
    (808)974-4111
    1.6  mi  |  182  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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Hilo, 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 0.61, which is higher than the Hawaii average of 0.55. The most diverse school in Hilo is Haaheo Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Hawaii or national school diversity statistics.