Kahakai Elementary School

76147 Royal Poinciana Dr

Kailua Kona, HI 96740-2325

Grades: PK-5

626 students

Kahakai Elementary School serves 626 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the HI average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 86%.
Kahakai Elementary School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

Overview

The student population of 626 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 626 students
Kahakai Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 29% Male / 71%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Kahakai Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Kahakai Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 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 16:1 14:1
Kahakai Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
2%
n/a
Kahakai Elementary School American Indian Students (2004-2012)
Asian
21%
33%
Kahakai Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
13%
8%
Kahakai Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
1%
2%
Kahakai Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
23%
14%
Kahakai Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Hawaiian
39%
33%
Kahakai Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
1%
9%
Kahakai Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Kahakai 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.
0.74 0.35
Kahakai Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
57%
40%
Kahakai Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2013)
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.
9%
11%
Kahakai 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 Innovations - Pcs (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Innovations - Pcs (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Innovations - Pcs (1.6 miles away)
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  • Kailua KonaInnovations - Pcs
    Charter School
    755815 Queen Kaahumanu Hwy
    Kailua KonaHI 96740
    (808)327-6205
    Charter School

    1.6 mi | Gr. KG-9 | 224 students                      
  • Holualoa Holualoa Elementary School
    765957 Mamalahoa Hwy
    HolualoaHI 96725
    (808)322-4800
    2.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 523 students                      
  • Kailua KonaKealakehe Elementary School
    745118 Kealakaa St
    Kailua KonaHI 96740
    (808)327-4308
    4.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 1044 students                      
  • Kailua KonaKealakehe Intermediate School
    745062 Onipaa St
    Kailua KonaHI 96740
    (808)327-4314
    4.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 714 students                      
  • Kailua KonaKealakehe High School
    745000 Puohulihuli St
    Kailua KonaHI 96740
    (808)327-4300
    4.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1470 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended July 15, 2013 - Just moved here from Mainland in April. We thought my child would be ahead of curriculum here after reading so many dismal comments about this school and the test scores... I was pleasantly surprised to find that she was behind! I feel Kahakai is an excellent school and the office staff are wonderful! My children attended the summer school program as well and it was a wonderful experience. We look forward to returning in the fall. - Posted by Parent

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