Kauai High School

3577 Lala Rd

Lihue, HI 96766-9520

Tel: (808)274-3160
Grades: 9-12

1,187 students

Kauai High School serves 1,187 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the HI average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 86%.
Kauai High School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is equal to the HI state average of 75%.

Overview

The student population of 1187 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,187 students
Gender % 33% Male / 67%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Kauai High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Kauai High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more 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 17:1 14:1
Kauai High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
45%
34%
Hispanic
3%
6%
White
16%
14%
All Ethnic Groups Kauai High School Sch Ethnicity Kauai High 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.
0.65 0.34
Kauai High 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.
25%
38%
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.
8%
11%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 182,903 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 95% 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)
Graduation Rate 75% 75%
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Kawaikini Ncpcs (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kawaikini Ncpcs (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kawaikini Ncpcs (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • LihueKawaikini Ncpcs
    Charter School
    3634 Lala Rd
    LihueHI 96766
    (808)346-3353
    Charter School

    0.1 mi | 109 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • LihueElsie H Wilcox Elementary School
    4319 Hardy St
    LihueHI 96766
    (808)274-3150
    1.2 mi | 940 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LihueChiefess Kamakahelei Middle School
    4431 Nuhou St
    LihueHI 96766
    (808)241-3200
    1.9 mi | 889 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • LihueKing Kaumualii Elementary School
    4381 Hanamaulu Rd
    LihueHI 96766
    (808)241-3150
    2.5 mi | 623 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • KoloaKoloa Elementary School
    3223 Poipu Rd
    KoloaHI 96756
    (808)742-8460
    8 mi | 279 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Kauai 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 0.32, which is lower than the Hawaii average of 0.34. The most diverse school district in Kauai County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Hawaii or national school diversity statistics.