Hanalei Elementary School

5-5415 Kuhio Hwy
Hanalei, HI 96714
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Hanalei Elementary School serves 218 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Hanalei Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Hawaii state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 89% (majority Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 218 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in HI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hanalei Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

School Overview

Hanalei Elementary School's student population of 218 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
218 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Hanalei Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Hanalei Elementary School is 0.66, 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
This School
State Level (HI)
Overall Testing Rank
#31 out of 292 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Hanalei Elementary School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hanalei Elementary 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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hanalei Elementary 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Hanalei Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Hanalei Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
1%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Hanalei Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
10%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hanalei Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hanalei Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
50%
11%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hanalei Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
11%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Hanalei Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Two or more races
27%
18%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Hanalei Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hanalei Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score
0.66
This chart display the diversity score of Hanalei Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hanalei Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hanalei Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hanalei Elementary School's ranking?
Hanalei Elementary School is ranked #31 out of 292 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii.
What schools are Hanalei Elementary School often compared to?
Hanalei Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Kilauea Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% HI state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% HI state average).
How many students attend Hanalei Elementary School?
218 students attend Hanalei Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Hanalei Elementary School students are White, 27% of students are Two or more races, 11% of students are Hawaiian, 10% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hanalei Elementary School?
Hanalei Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Hawaii state average of 14:1.
What grades does Hanalei Elementary School offer ?
Hanalei Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Hanalei Elementary School part of?
Hanalei Elementary School is part of Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

School Reviews

2   11/20/2014
The school provides no risk assessment regarding wireless frequencies, mercury in cafeteria tuna, use of GMO foods, fluorescent lighting (when LED is available), and vaccine dangers. It is a dangerous place for students and parents cannot trust the administration.
- Posted by Parent - rayup

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 218 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

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