Waimea Elementary School

671225 Mamalahoa Hwy

Kamuela, HI 96743-8429

Grades: PK-5

571 students

Waimea Elementary School serves 571 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the HI average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 86%.
Waimea Elementary School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

Overview

The student population of 571 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 571 students
Waimea Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 20% Male / 80%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Waimea Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Waimea Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 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 16:1 14:1
Waimea Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Waimea Elementary School American Indian Students (2005-2011)
Asian
15%
33%
Waimea Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
9%
8%
Waimea Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
10%
14%
Waimea Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
57%
33%
Waimea Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
8%
9%
Waimea Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Waimea 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.
0.63 0.35
Waimea 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.
58%
40%
Waimea 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.
9%
11%
Waimea Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 184,931 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,987 is less than the state average of $14,987. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,919 is less than the state average of $12,919. The district spending/student has grown by 34% over four years.
School District Name Hawaii Department Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
288
n/a
Number of Students Managed 184,931 184,760
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $2,690 MM $2,690 MM
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,319 MM $2,319 MM
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,987 $14,987
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,919 $12,919
Hawaii Department Of Education School District 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 Kanu O Ka Aina - New Century Pcs (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Waimea Middle - Pccs (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kanu O Ka Aina - New Century Pcs (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • KamuelaWaimea Middle - Pccs
    Charter School
    671229 Mamalahoa Hwy
    KamuelaHI 96743
    (808)887-6090
    Charter School

    0 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 273 students                      
  • KamuelaKanu O Ka Aina - New Century Pcs
    Charter School
    651170 Opelo Rd
    KamuelaHI 96743
    (808)887-8144
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 236 students                      
  • WaikoloaWaikoloa Elementary And Middle School
    681730 Hooko St
    WaikoloaHI 96738
    (808)883-6808
    9 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 811 students                      
  • HonokaaHonokaa Elementary School
    45534 Pakalana St
    HonokaaHI 96727
    (808)775-8820
    14.2 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 389 students                      
  • HonokaaHonokaa High & Intermediate School
    45527 Pakalana St
    HonokaaHI 96727
    (808)775-8800
    14.2 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 664 students                      

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