Hilo Union Elementary School

506 Waianuenue Ave

Hilo, HI 96720-2522

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

460 students

Hilo Union Elementary School serves 460 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 Hispanic), 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 460 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 460 students
Hilo Union Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 19% Male / 81%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Hilo Union Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
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 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.35. 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 (1987-2013)
Asian
15%
33%
Hilo Union Elementary School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
18%
8%
Hilo Union Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
1%
2%
Hilo Union Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
6%
14%
Hilo Union Elementary School White (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
47%
33%
Two or more races
13%
9%
Hilo Union Elementary School Two or more races (2011-2013)
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.
0.71 0.35
Hilo Union Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
77%
40%
Hilo Union Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
6%
11%
Hilo Union Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 184,958 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Hawaii Department Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
288
290
Number of Students Managed 184,958 179,478
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $2,690 MM $2,690 MM
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hilo High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hilo Intermediate School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Connections - New Century Pcs (0.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HiloHilo High School
    556 Waianuenue Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4021
    0 mi | 1234 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HiloHilo Intermediate School
    587 Waianuenue Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4955
    0.2 mi | 473 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • HiloConnections - New Century Pcs
    Charter School
    174 Kamehameha Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)961-3664
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 349 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • HiloChiefess Kapiolani Elementary School
    966 Kilauea Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4160
    1.3 mi | 382 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • HiloHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Ernest Bowen Desilva Elementary School
    278 Ainako Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4855
    1.5 mi | 406 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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