Top 10 Best Hawaii Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 33 blue ribbon public schools serving 14,700 students in Hawaii.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Hawaii are Momilani Elementary School, Noelani Elementary School and Kaelepulu Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Hawaii blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 61% (versus the Hawaii public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 54% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the Hawaii public school average of 88% (majority Asian).

Top Hawaii Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Students Year
  • Rank: #11.
    Momilani Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2130 Hookiekie St
    Pearl City, HI 96782
    (808) 453-6444

    412 students
    Year: 2004, 2010
  • Rank: #22.
    Noelani Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2655 Woodlawn Dr
    Honolulu, HI 96822
    (808) 988-1858

    474 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #33.
    Kaelepulu Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    530 Keolu Dr
    Kailua, HI 96734
    (808) 266-7811

    200 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Nuuanu Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3055 Puiwa Ln
    Honolulu, HI 96817
    (808) 595-5422

    370 students
    Year: 2006, 2013
  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Pauoa Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2301 Pauoa Rd
    Honolulu, HI 96813
    (808) 587-4500

    285 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #66.
    Laie Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    55-109 Kulanui St
    Laie, HI 96762
    (808) 293-8965

    669 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #77.
    Lt Col Horrace Meek Hickam Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Manzelman Cir
    Honolulu, HI 96818
    (808) 421-4148

    587 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #88.
    Ernest Bowen Desilva Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    278 Ainako Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 974-4855

    450 students
    Year: 2014, 2020
  • Rank: #99.
    Waikiki Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3710 Leahi Ave
    Honolulu, HI 96815
    (808) 971-6900

    587 students
    Year: 2007, 2013, 2020
  • Rank: #1010.
    Hahaione Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    595 Pepeekeo St
    Honolulu, HI 96825
    (808) 397-5822

    549 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #1111.
    Waialua Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    67-020 Waialua Beach Rd
    Waialua, HI 96791
    (808) 637-8228

    548 students
    Year: 2011, 2019
  • Rank: #1212.
    Palisades Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2306 Auhuhu St
    Pearl City, HI 96782
    (808) 453-6550

    442 students
    Year: 2015
  • Rank: #1313.
    King Liholiho Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3430 Maunaloa Ave
    Honolulu, HI 96816
    (808) 733-4850

    467 students
    Year: 2004, 2011, 2020
  • Rank: #1414.
    Hokulani Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2940 Kamakini St
    Honolulu, HI 96816
    (808) 733-4789

    339 students
    Year: 2005, 2012
  • Rank: #1515.
    Aina Haina Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    801 W Hind Dr
    Honolulu, HI 96821
    (808) 377-2419

    469 students
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Koko Head Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    189 Lunalilo Home Rd
    Honolulu, HI 96825
    (808) 397-5811

    300 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Mililani Uka Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    94-380 Kuahelani Ave
    Mililani, HI 96789
    (808) 627-7303

    664 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Helemano Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1001 Ihi Ihi Ave
    Wahiawa, HI 96786
    (808) 622-6336

    572 students
    Year: 2016
  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Kahala Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4559 Kilauea Ave
    Honolulu, HI 96816
    (808) 733-8455

    380 students
    Year: 2005
  • Rank: #2020.
    Aliiolani Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1240 7th Ave
    Honolulu, HI 96816
    (808) 733-4750

    219 students
    Year: 2005
  • Rank: #21-2221.- 22.
    Haleiwa Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    66-505 Haleiwa Rd
    Haleiwa, HI 96712
    (808) 637-8237

    224 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #21-2221.- 22.
    Kalihi Uka Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2411 Kalihi St
    Honolulu, HI 96819
    (808) 832-3310

    238 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #2323.
    Red Hill Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1265 Ala Kula Pl
    Honolulu, HI 96819
    (808) 831-7866

    466 students
    Year: 2014
  • Rank: #2424.
    Prince David Kawananakoa Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    49 Funchal St
    Honolulu, HI 96813
    (808) 587-4430

    775 students
    Year: 2007
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Blanche Pope Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    41-133 Huli St
    Waimanalo, HI 96795
    (808) 259-0450

    246 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Royal Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1519 Queen Emma St
    Honolulu, HI 96813
    (808) 587-4510

    370 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #2727.
    Ewa Beach Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    91-740 Papipi Rd
    Ewa Beach, HI 96706
    (808) 689-1271

    758 students
    Year: 2010
  • Rank: #2828.
    Lanakila Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    717 North Kuakini St
    Honolulu, HI 96817
    (808) 587-4466

    389 students
    Year: 2009
  • Rank: #2929.
    Kapalama Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1601 North School St
    Honolulu, HI 96817
    (808) 832-3290

    566 students
    Year: 2009
  • Rank: #3030.
    Holualoa Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    76-5957 Mamalahoa Hwy
    Holualoa, HI 96725
    (808) 322-4800

    523 students
    Year: 2008
  • Rank: #3131.
    Kauluwela Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1486 Aala St
    Honolulu, HI 96817
    (808) 587-4447

    421 students
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #3232.
    King William Lunalilo Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    810 Pumehana St
    Honolulu, HI 96826
    (808) 973-0270

    357 students
    Year: 2006
  • Rank: #3333.
    Ala Wai Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    503 Kamoku St
    Honolulu, HI 96826
    (808) 973-0070

    384 students
    Year: 2008
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