Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School

4319 Hardy St
Lihue, HI 96766
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School serves 811 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 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (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 51% (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 94% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

Top Placements

Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

School Overview

Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School's student population of 811 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students811 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

Elsie H Wilcox Elementary 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 Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School is 0.77, 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
#139 out of 289 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
25%
29%
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Hispanic
20%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
6%
12%
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Hawaiian
18%
29%
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Two or more races
31%
14%
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Diversity Score
0.770.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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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 Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School is Kauai High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Kawaikini Ncpcs (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lihue Kauai High School Math: 32% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,126 student
    1.2 miles
    3577 Lala Rd
    Lihue, HI 96766
    (808) 274-3160
    1.2 9-12 1,126
  • Lihue Kawaikini Ncpcs Charter School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 147 students
    1.2 miles
    3-1821 J Kaumualii Hwy
    Lihue, HI 96766
    (808) 632-2032
    1.2 K-12 147
  • Lihue Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 963 students
    1.6 miles
    4431 Nuhou St
    Lihue, HI 96766
    (808) 241-3200
    1.6 6-8 963
  • Lihue King Kaumualii Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 619 students
    1.6 miles
    4381 Hanamaulu Rd
    Lihue, HI 96766
    (808) 241-3150
    1.6 PK-5 619
  • Kapaa Alaka'i O Kaua'i Charter School Charter School

    7.3 miles
    2-4035 Kaumualii Hwy
    Kapaa, HI 96746
    (808) 635-5110
    7.3 n/a n/a

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