Hale Kula Elementary School

Waianae And Ayres Ave

Wahiawa, HI 96786-3899

Grades: PK-5

986 students

Hale Kula Elementary School serves 986 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the HI average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% 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 986 students has grown by 54% over five years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 53% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 986 students
Hale Kula Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Hale Kula Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Hale Kula Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 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 15:1 14:1
Hale Kula Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Hale Kula Elementary School American Indian Students (2004-2012)
Asian
2%
33%
Hale Kula Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
19%
8%
Hale Kula Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
16%
2%
Hale Kula Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
46%
14%
Hale Kula Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
5%
33%
Hale Kula Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
11%
9%
Hale Kula Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Hale Kula 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.
0.72 0.35
Hale Kula 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.
15%
40%
Hale Kula 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.
22%
11%
Hale Kula 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 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WahiawaSergeant Samuel K Solomon Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    1 Schofield Barracks
    WahiawaHI 96786
    (808)624-9500
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 973 students                      
  • WahiawaKaala Elementary School
    130 California Ave
    WahiawaHI 96786
    (808)622-6366
    1.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 442 students                      
  • WahiawaMajor Sheldon Wheeler Elementary School
    1 Wheeler Army Airfield
    WahiawaHI 96786
    (808)622-6400
    1.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 686 students                      
  • WahiawaMajor Sheldon Wheeler Middle School
    2 Wheeler Army Airfield
    WahiawaHI 96786
    (808)622-6525
    1.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 870 students                      
  • WahiawaHelemano Elementary School
    1001 Ihi Ihi Ave
    WahiawaHI 96786
    (808)622-6336
    2.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 620 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended January 17, 2015 - We are so pleased with Hale Kula Elementary school. The administration contacts the parents regularly as does the teacher. Our daughter loves going to school and has learned a great deal her first year. As a kindergartner halfway through the year, she is reading and doing basic addition. Her teacher is fantastic and always available. Talking with other parents that have children in other grades, they have also told me how much they like the teachers their children have. - Posted by Parent
  • 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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