Waimea Elementary School

671225 Mamalahoa Hwy,

Kamuela, HI, 96743-8429

Tel: (808)887-7636
Grades: PK-5

609 students

Waimea Elementary School serves 609 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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 609 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 609 students
Waimea Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 20% Male / 80%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Waimea Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Waimea Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 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 17:1 14:1
Waimea Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
16%
34%
Waimea Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
5%
6%
Waimea Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
2%
Waimea Elementary School Black (1991-2011)
White
10%
14%
Waimea Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Waimea Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Waimea 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.
0.49 0.68
Waimea 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.
55%
38%
Waimea 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%
Waimea 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 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 Students Grades
  • Kamuela Waimea Middle - Pccs
    Charter School
    671229 Mamalahoa Hwy
    Kamuela , HI , 96743
    (808)887-6090
    Charter School
    0  mi  |  279  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Kamuela Kanu O Ka Aina - New Century Pcs
    Charter School
    651170 Opelo Rd
    Kamuela , HI , 96743
    (808)887-8144
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  212  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Waikoloa Waikoloa Elementary And Middle School
    681730 Hooko St
    Waikoloa , HI , 96738
    (808)883-6808
    9  mi  |  788  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Honokaa Honokaa Elementary School
    45534 Pakalana St
    Honokaa , HI , 96727
    (808)775-8820
    14.2  mi  |  376  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Honokaa Honokaa High & Intermediate School
    45527 Pakalana St
    Honokaa , HI , 96727
    (808)775-8800
    14.2  mi  |  660  students  |  Gr.  7-12

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Hawaii County, 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 0.40, which is lower than the Hawaii average of 0.68. The most diverse school district in Hawaii County is Doe-terr Of American Samoa School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Hawaii or national school diversity statistics.