Chiefess Kapiolani Elementary School

966 Kilauea Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Chiefess Kapiolani Elementary School serves 342 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Chiefess Kapiolani Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Chiefess Kapiolani Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

School Overview

Chiefess Kapiolani Elementary School's student population of 342 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students342 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Chiefess Kapiolani Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Kapiolani Elementary School is 0.71, 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
#189 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
7%
29%
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Hispanic
29%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
2%
12%
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Hawaiian
40%
29%
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Two or more races
22%
14%
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Diversity Score
0.710.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chiefess Kapiolani Elementary 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 to Chiefess Kapiolani Elementary School is Waiakea High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Connections - New Century Pcs (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hilo Waiakea High School Math: 39% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,256 student
    0.9 miles
    155 W Kawili St
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 974-4888
    0.9 9-12 1,256
  • Hilo Connections - New Century Pcs Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 363 students
    1.0 miles
    174 Kamehameha Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 961-3664
    1 K-12 363
  • Hilo Hilo High School Math: 25% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,136 student
    1.2 miles
    556 Waianuenue Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 974-4021
    1.2 9-12 1,136
  • Hilo Hilo Union Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 417 students
    1.2 miles
    506 Waianuenue Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 933-0900
    1.2 PK-6 417
  • Hilo Hilo Intermediate School Math: 41% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 506 students
    1.3 miles
    587 Waianuenue Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 974-4955
    1.3 7-8 506

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