Waialua High & Intermediate School

67160 Farrington Hwy,

Waialua, HI, 96791-9605

Tel: (808)637-8200
Grades: 7-12

642 students

Waialua High & Intermediate School serves 642 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the HI average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 86%.
Waialua High & Intermediate 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 642 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 642 students
Waialua High & Intermediate School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 36% Male / 64%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Waialua High & Intermediate School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Waialua High & Intermediate School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more 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 16:1 14:1
Waialua High & Intermediate School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
36%
34%
Waialua High & Intermediate School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
7%
6%
Waialua High & Intermediate School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
2%
Waialua High & Intermediate School Black (1988-2011)
White
21%
14%
Waialua High & Intermediate School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Waialua High & Intermediate School Sch Ethnicity Waialua High & Intermediate 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.
0.70 0.68
Waialua High & Intermediate 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.
33%
38%
Waialua High & Intermediate 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.
14%
11%
Waialua High & Intermediate 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.
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 182,705 179,478
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Leilehua High School (8.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School (7.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Waialua Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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