Governor Sanford B Dole Middle School

  • Governor Sanford B Dole Middle School serves 784 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (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 28% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Governor Sanford B Dole Middle 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 student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Governor Sanford B Dole Middle School's student population of 784 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students784 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Governor Sanford B Dole Middle 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Governor Sanford B Dole Middle School is 0.57, 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 School Rank#271 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Governor Sanford B Dole Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Governor Sanford B Dole Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Governor Sanford B Dole Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
37%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Governor Sanford B Dole Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Governor Sanford B Dole Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Governor Sanford B Dole Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
White
n/a
12%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Governor Sanford B Dole Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
54%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Governor Sanford B Dole Middle School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
14%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Governor Sanford B Dole Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score0.570.79
This chart display the diversity score of Governor Sanford B Dole Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Governor Sanford B Dole Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Governor Sanford B Dole 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

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