Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School

4319 Hardy St
Lihue, HI 96766
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School serves 763 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Hawaii state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 89% (majority Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 763 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in HI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School's student population of 763 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
763 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 292 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School is 0.76, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.80. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (HI)
Overall Testing Rank
#113 out of 292 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
25%
26%
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Hispanic
20%
18%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
5%
11%
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Hawaiian
17%
26%
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Two or more races
33%
18%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.76
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School's ranking?
Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School is ranked #113 out of 292 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Hawaii.
What schools are Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School often compared to?
Elsie H Wilcox Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like King Kaumualii Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% HI state average), while 49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% HI state average).
How many students attend Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School?
763 students attend Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
33% of Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School students are Two or more races, 25% of students are Asian, 20% of students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Hawaiian, and 5% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School?
Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 14:1.
What grades does Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School offer ?
Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School part of?
Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School is part of Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 763 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

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