Top Hawaii Public Schools Eligible For Free Lunch

Approximately 39% of public school students in Hawaii are eligible for free lunch (2024).
The public schools with the highest eligible for free lunch are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in Hawaii is Palolo Elementary School with 96% of students eligible.
Eligible for Free Lunch Range: 71% 96% Avg. Eligible for Free Lunch: 77%

Public Schools Eligible For Free Lunch in Hawaii (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Palolo Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 96%
Grades: PK-5
2106 10th Ave
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 733-4700
Rank: #22.
Kamaile Pcs
Charter School
Math: 4% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 89%
Grades: PK-12
85-180 Ala Akau St
Waianae, HI 96792
(808) 697-7110
Rank: #33.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 88%
Grades: PK-1
1434 Linapuni St
Honolulu, HI 96819
(808) 832-3303
Rank: #44.
Waimea Middle - Pccs
Charter School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 85%
Grades: 6-8
67-1229 Mamalahoa Hwy
Kamuela, HI 96743
(808) 887-6090
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Kauluwela Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 83%
Grades: PK-5
1486 Aala St
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 587-4447
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Pahoa Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 83%
Grades: PK-6
15-3030 Puna Rd
Pahoa, HI 96778
(808) 965-2141
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Blanche Pope Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 80%
Grades: PK-6
41-133 Huli St
Waimanalo, HI 96795
(808) 259-0450
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Honaunau Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 80%
Grades: PK-5
83-5360 Mamalahoa Hwy
Captain Cook, HI 96704
(808) 328-2727
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Nanaikapono Elementary School
Math: 8% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 80%
Grades: PK-6
89-153 Mano Ave
Waianae, HI 96792
(808) 668-5800
Rank: #1010.
Kau High & Pahala Elementary School
Math: 9% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 79%
Grades: PK-12
96-3150 Pikake St
Pahala, HI 96777
(808) 928-2088
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Kaewai Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 78%
Grades: PK-5
1929 Kamehameha Iv Rd
Honolulu, HI 96819
(808) 832-3500
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Pahoa High & Intermediate School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 78%
Grades: 7-12
15-3038 Puna Rd
Pahoa, HI 96778
(808) 965-2150
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Waianae Elementary School
Math: 4% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 78%
Grades: PK-6
85-220 Mcarthur St
Waianae, HI 96792
(808) 697-7083
Rank: #1414.
Makaha Elementary School
Math: 7% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 77%
Grades: PK-6
84-200 Ala Naauao Pl
Waianae, HI 96792
(808) 695-7900
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Hilo Union Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 76%
Grades: PK-6
506 Waianuenue Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 933-0900
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Kalihi Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 76%
Grades: PK-5
2471 Kula Kolea Dr
Honolulu, HI 96819
(808) 832-3177
Rank: #1717.
Mountain View Elementary School
Math: 9% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 75%
Grades: PK-5
18-1235 Volcano Hwy
Mountain View, HI 96771
(808) 968-2300
Rank: #18 - 2318. - 23.
Aiea Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 74%
Grades: PK-6
99-370 Moanalua Rd
Aiea, HI 96701
(808) 483-7200
Rank: #18 - 2318. - 23.
Maunaloa Elementary School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 74%
Grades: PK-6
128 Maunaloa Hwy
Maunaloa, HI 96770
(808) 552-2000
Rank: #18 - 2318. - 23.
Naalehu Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 74%
Grades: PK-6
95-5545 Mamalahoa Hwy
Naalehu, HI 96772
(808) 939-2413
Rank: #18 - 2318. - 23.
Nanakuli Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 74%
Grades: PK-6
89-778 Haleakala Ave
Waianae, HI 96792
(808) 668-5813
Rank: #18 - 2318. - 23.
Princess Victoria Kaiulani Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 74%
Grades: PK-5
783 North King St
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 832-3160
Rank: #18 - 2318. - 23.
Waipahu Elementary School
Math: 13% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 74%
Grades: PK-6
94-465 Waipahu St
Waipahu, HI 96797
(808) 675-0150
Rank: #24 - 2624. - 26.
Molokai Middle School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 73%
Grades: 7-8
2175 Lihipali Ave
Hoolehua, HI 96729
(808) 567-6940
Rank: #24 - 2624. - 26.
Puuhale Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 73%
Grades: PK-5
345 Puuhale Rd
Honolulu, HI 96819
(808) 832-3190
Rank: #24 - 2624. - 26.
Waimanalo Elementary & Intermediate School
Math: 8% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 73%
Grades: PK-8
41-1330 Kalanianaole Hwy
Waimanalo, HI 96795
(808) 259-0460
Rank: #27 - 3027. - 30.
Chiefess Kapiolani Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 72%
Grades: PK-6
966 Kilauea Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 974-4160
Rank: #27 - 3027. - 30.
Keaau Middle School
Math: 11% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 72%
Grades: 6-8
15-565 Keaau-pahoa Rd
Keaau, HI 96749
(808) 982-4200
Rank: #27 - 3027. - 30.
Keonepoko Elementary School
Math: 8% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 72%
Grades: PK-6
15-890 Kahakai Blvd
Pahoa, HI 96778
(808) 965-2131
Rank: #27 - 3027. - 30.
Olomana School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 72%
Grades: 7-12
42-522 Kalanianaole Hwy
Kailua, HI 96734
(808) 266-7866
Rank: #31 - 3831. - 38.
Governor Sanford B Dole Middle School
Math: 8% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 71%
Grades: 6-8
1803 Kam Iv Rd
Honolulu, HI 96819
(808) 832-3340
Rank: #31 - 3831. - 38.
Ke Kula O Ehunuikaimalino
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 71%
Grades: PK-12
81-1041 Konawaena School Rd
Kealakekua, HI 96750
(808) 323-1900
Rank: #31 - 3831. - 38.
Keaau High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 71%
Grades: 9-12
16-725 Keaau-pahoa Rd
Keaau, HI 96749
(808) 982-4220
Rank: #31 - 3831. - 38.
Keaukaha Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 71%
Grades: PK-6
240 Desha Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 974-4181
Rank: #31 - 3831. - 38.
Mayor Joseph J Fern Elementary School
Math: 14% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 71%
Grades: PK-5
1121 Middle St
Honolulu, HI 96819
(808) 832-3040
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Hawaii average of public schools students eligible for free lunch?
The Hawaii average of public schools students eligible for free lunch is 39%% for 2024.
What are the public schools with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in Hawaii?
The best top ranked public schools in Hawaii include Palolo Elementary School, Kamaile Pcs and Linapuni Elementary School.
What is public high school and public elementary school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in Hawaii?
The public high school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in Hawaii is Kamaile Pcs, with a value of 89%. The public elementary school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch is Palolo Elementary School, with a value of 96%.

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