Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School

4431 Nuhou St
Lihue, HI 96766
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School serves 963 students in grades 6-8.
Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

School Overview

Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School's student population of 963 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students963 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 289 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School is 0.75, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.79. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (HI)
Overall Testing Rank
#127 out of 289 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
39%
29%
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Hispanic
10%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
16%
12%
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Hawaiian
25%
29%
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Two or more races
10%
14%
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Diversity Score
0.750.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHawaii Department Of Education School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School is Kawaikini Ncpcs (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lihue Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 811 students
    1.6 miles
    4319 Hardy St
    Lihue, HI 96766
    (808) 274-3150
    1.6 PK-5 811
  • Lihue Kawaikini Ncpcs Charter School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 147 students
    1.8 miles
    3-1821 J Kaumualii Hwy
    Lihue, HI 96766
    (808) 632-2032
    1.8 K-12 147
  • Lihue Kauai High School Math: 32% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,126 student
    1.9 miles
    3577 Lala Rd
    Lihue, HI 96766
    (808) 274-3160
    1.9 9-12 1,126
  • Lihue King Kaumualii Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 619 students
    3.1 miles
    4381 Hanamaulu Rd
    Lihue, HI 96766
    (808) 241-3150
    3.1 PK-5 619
  • Koloa Koloa Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 381 students
    6.8 miles
    3223 Poipu Rd
    Koloa, HI 96756
    (808) 742-8460
    6.8 PK-5 381

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