Admiral Chester W Nimitz Elementary School

  • Admiral Chester W Nimitz Elementary School serves 701 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 64% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 68% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 51%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Admiral Chester W Nimitz Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Hawaii state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 87%.

Top Placements

Admiral Chester W Nimitz Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Admiral Chester W Nimitz Elementary School's student population of 701 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students701 students
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers

School Comparison

  • Admiral Chester W Nimitz Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 288 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Admiral Chester W Nimitz Elementary School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (HI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
42%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
51%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Asian
5%
30%
Hispanic
20%
12%
Black
13%
2%
White
51%
13%
Hawaiian
2%
30%
Two or more races
9%
12%
Diversity Score0.680.36
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
40%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
10%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHawaii Department Of Education School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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