Hale Kula Elementary School

Waianae And Ayres Ave,

Wahiawa, HI, 96786-3899

Tel: (808)622-6380
Grades: PK-5

979 students

Hale Kula Elementary School serves 979 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the HI average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 86%.
Hale Kula Elementary School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

Overview

The student population of 979 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 979 students
Hale Kula Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Hale Kula Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Hale Kula Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 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 15:1 14:1
Hale Kula Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Hale Kula Elementary School American Indian (1989-2012)
Asian
2%
34%
Hale Kula Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
17%
6%
Hale Kula Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
17%
2%
Hale Kula Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
45%
14%
Hale Kula Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Hale Kula Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Hale Kula 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 0.68
Hale Kula 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.
16%
38%
Hale Kula 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.
21%
11%
Hale Kula Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 182,903 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Hawaii Department Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
286
n/a
Number of Students Managed 182,903 n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $2,690 MM n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,319 MM n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,987 n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,919 n/a
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 (3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sergeant Samuel K Solomon Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • Recommended February 28, 2012 - This school is awesome. My kindergartener has learned so much withing the last six months --reading, addition, subtraction...The teachers are awesome, they love parents-students interaction. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended March 20, 2011 - Do not send your child to this school. Teachers are untrained, administration is apathetic, and especially incompetent when dealing with learning disabilities. - Posted by Parent

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Did You Know?
Wahiawa, 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 0.79, which is higher than the Hawaii average of 0.55. The most diverse school in Wahiawa is Leilehua High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Hawaii or national school diversity statistics.